Environmental Storytellers, new speaker series from Resource Conservation Partners, starts March 28, MadeWest in Ventura

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Ventura, CA, USA, March 19, 2018 - (PressReleasePoint) -
 

Environmental Storytellers, a new speaker series from Resource Conservation Partners, starts March 28 at MadeWest Brewing Co.
Is glyphosate a carcinogen? Learn about the controversial herbicide used to control invasive plants, and how it affects humans and wildlife.

Resource Conservation Partners, a non-profit organization formed in 2009 to focus on habitat restoration and enhancement of open spaces and critically degraded eco systems throughout Ventura County, has launched a new speaker series called Environmental Storytellers.  Each month industry experts will discuss a key environmental issue and engage attendees in a thought-provoking conversation.  Attendance is free, information available at www.resourceconservationpartners.com.

Joel Trumbo, Senior Environmental Scientist at the alifornia Dept of Fish & Wildlife will discuss the safety and regulating operations for glyphosate, the controversial herbicide used to control invasive plants.  Is glyphosate safe for humans? Where is it used and which foods contain glyphosate? Can glyphosate affect birds, fish, or other wildlife?  Trumbo will present the facts with scientific support and provide a big picture overview of land management issues and strict state regulatory reporting requirements. Based in Sacramento, Trumbo is an expert on land restoration and land management practices.  His presentations are engaging, conversational, funny, straight forward and unbiased.

Date & Time:  March 28, from 6pm to 8pm

Location:  MadeWest Brewing Company, 1744 Donlon Street in Ventura

No cost to attend.  Food trucks and beverages available for purchase. Venue host, MadeWest will donate 20% of sales to Resource Conservation Partners -- a 501(c)(3) local organization.

RSVP:  info@resourceconservationpartners.org OR call 805-889-0529

About Resource Conservation Partners
Resource Conservation Partners, a non-profit organization formed in 2009 to focus on habitat restoration and enhancement of open spaces and critically degraded eco systems throughout Ventura County.  RCP actively works to establish healthy environments that enhance wildlife habitats, protect water sources, promote natural regrowth of native plants, reduce the risk of wildfires, and maintain resilient, natural open spaces for the community.  RCP collaborates with private land owners, state agencies, local municipalities, and corporations creating diverse project stakeholders. Projects are funded directly through state programs and grants; operational expenses are sought to be covered by private sponsorships and donations.  Visit us at www.resourceconservationpartners.org.
 


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