Canadians Against Pesticides
PESTICIDE AWARENESS WORKSHOP - Barrie, Ontario
WHO: Bonnie Henderson, Groundswell Stratford & Peggy Land HDUUP Ottawa
WHAT: Discouraging Pesticide Use
WHEN: May 5, 2001
WHERE: Spring Eco-Gathering, Barrie Ontario
HOW MUCH: Event Admission
CALL: Janet McNeill (905) 985-1121
Bonnie Henderson from Groundswell in Stratford, will discuss the work she and her group have done to discourage pesticide use. Peggy Land, from the Health Dangers of Urban Use Pesticides Working Group, Region of Ottawa- Carleton, will also take part in this workshop. She will demonstrate the full gear that sprayers are supposed to wear. Both Bonnie and Peggy are involved in the provincial Campaign for Pesticide Reduction Ontario (CPRO) group.
There will be some discussion at the end of the workshop about the possibility of starting up a new Pesticides Issues Caucus within the OEN. OEN Caucuses provide an opportunity for groups active on similar issues to network, share information and engage in joint work.
If you have any questions, please feel free to phone or email me! Please also pass along to me any current contact information so that I can update our database for future communications.
Janet McNeill, Caucus Coordinator
Ontario Environment Network
Phone: (905) 985-1121
Web Page: http://www.web.ca/oen
The OEN is an affiliate network of the Canadian Environmental Network. See them on the Web at http://www.cen-rce.org.