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4 - Matters from the Department, Correspondance on Healthy Ecosystems/Healthy Children ConferencePARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT Apnl 17, 2001 MEMORANDUM To: Members of the Pazks and Recreahon Advisory Boazd From: Chnst~ne Andersen, Deputy City Manager for Environmental Sernces Doug Hawthome, Achng Coduector, Parks and Recreauon Department Lmda Kotowski, Achng Codirector, Parks and Recrearion Department Re: Healthy Ecosystems/Healthy Cluldren Conference Attached is an email sent by Ed von Bleichert mformmg the Boazd and Staff of an upcommg conference on the topic of pest~cides bemg hosted by the Umversity of Colorado &om May 18- 20th If you aze interested in attendmg tlus conference and would hke to shaze the conference costs with the C~ty, please let Staff know at the Apn123'~ meehng ,.,. ~~ ~~ Page 1 of 4 Sarah DeSouza -19th Beyond Pesticides/NCAMP Conference -PLEASE DISTRIBUTE ~- ~ From: Edward von Bleichert <vonb@facman.colorado.edu> To: pain hoge <pamhoge@yahoo.com>, sue Wallace <swallace@housing.colorado.edu>, Charlie manlove <chasman@indra.com>, dave wining <dwining@aol.com>, Jeffrey Bennan yeff@coloradowild.org>, Cary Richardson <RtchardsonC@ci.boulder.co.us>, Eric Butler <CHERRYVALE.butlere@ci.boulder.co.us>, Cindy Owsley <cxopa@co.boulder.co.us>, Scott harvey <harveysd@spot.colorado.edu>, will meyer <will.meyer@state.co.us>, toor <toor@spot.colorado.edu>, Marianne Moulton <Marianne.Moulton@Colorado.EDU>, Jack <Debell@spot.colorado.edu>, Georgia Jackson <JacksonG@ci.boulder.co.us>, Sarah van pelt <vanpelts@ci.boulder.co.us>, Alice Guthrie <guthriea@ci.boulder.co.us>, <desouzas@ci.boulder.co.us>, <deterl@ci.boulder.co.us>, <mockd@ci.boulder.co.us>, <corsond@ci.boulder.co.us>, <havlicks@ci.boulder.co.us>, <eldridget@ci.boulder.co.us>, <lopezr@ci.boulder.co.us>, <morzell@ci.boulder.co.us>, <poinsattef@ci.boulder.co.us>, <nggleg@ci.boulder.co.us> Date: 4/10/01 6:50 PM Subject: 19th Beyond Pesticides/NCAMP Conference -PLEASE DISTRIBUTE Dear fnrnds, Please take a gmck morrmt to review the ageMa and speakers list I hope you wdl all fW some nine mloin us for an rtdepth look at pesbmdes use Cram a local, ranorral and global perspective I fimk dus will be an excellrnt conference Thank YOUR Ed von BlerchM Envrmnmental Opemtlons Supernsor Department of Facdrtles Maregemrnt Umversrry of Colorado 303 492 5321 HEALTHY ECOSYSTEMS, HEALTHY CHH.DREN The Nrrcteenth Naborel Pesticide Fonun arv120th Anniversary Celebmtlon UNIVF,RSCCY OF COLORADO, BOULDER MAY 18-2Q 2001 Convened by BryoM Pesncrdes/Naborul Ccahtlon Against the Misuse of Pesticides (NCAMP) REGISTRATION FORM AT BOTTOM OF THIS MESSAGE or vrsrt lino tiwww bevondnesncides om for mort ibfonnamn WORKSHOPS AND PLINARffiS Topics covered will include Altemanves m Chenucalty Based Noxious wad Control, Pesticides aM CNldrem Removing Pestrmdes from Schools, B EPA Effectlvev, National Organic Standartls, Genetic Engrneenng, Wildlife Deformities, Farmworker 7usnce, Ecaramrc and Ecological Costs of Noxious Weed Control, Wood Preservatives, Global Warmm& Rrsk Assessment, West Nde Vnus, Spmtual Envrronnrentahsmatid more FORUM COSPONSORS `~, Audubon-Colorado, Center for Aesouree Marmgemenq Colorado Coahtlon for Pesnmde ResmamL Colorado Legal Servmcs - Mrgmnt Worker Drvrsroq Colorado Pesncrde Network, Mrssouhans for a Clean Ennronment, file://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\GW}00013.HTM 4/13/01 Page 2 -of 4 Mountain Resource Center, New Mexico Emwmnenul Iaw Center Northwest Coalmon for Alkmatlves to Pestlwdes, Srerre Club - IMran Peaks Group, Sierm Club -Rocky Mountain Chapky Southwest Envimrunengl Center, Umversrty of Colorado Envwnmenral Cenkq Women's Vomes for the Envimnmem S D EV FRmAY, MAY I8, 2001 100.5 OOpm CU B'M ToudDernoristratlons 500.1000pm Ree,stmnon 500-6 30pm Dmrer Break 6 30.7 30pm WelcmnHMdlmiedia Presentation 730.1000pm Helrn CalNcott/Recepmn SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2001 800am-I OOpm Re~stramn 8 00.9 OOam Cantirienml -Qakfast 900.915am Welcome 915-10 ISam Healtli Effects Paricl 10 IS-Il ISam Noxious Weeds Panel 1130am-12 30pm Alkmatlves Plerary 12 30.2 OOpm Banquet Luceh~fhco Colbom 215-3 ISpm Schools Plerury 3 30.5 OOpm Workshops I 500.7 30pm Duuirr Break 7 30.9 OOpm Gressroots Acnvsst Panel 9 00.h1 OOpm 20th Amuversary Celebration SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2001 8 00.9 OOam Connriental Breakfast 900.10 30mn Workshops B 10 45am-12 ISpm Workshops ~ 12 15-1 IS Lunch 1 IS-2 OOpm a ~arrgraign 2 00-0 OOpm SttakPy SeaswwClosuig A P KE HELEN CA DICOTT, MD -Ore of the most amculak and passwrek advocaks of cit¢en anon w protect the rnvimmrem, Or Caldreott has devoted the last 25 Yeers w educattng the public about the mWical harads and emwnmenml destiucnon of the rwclear age Sbe founded Physicians for Social Respomrbihty and Women's Action far Nuclear Disarmament Her umbrella group, Irttemational Physicuns for the Prevegtlon of Nuclear `~ War, won the Nobel Peace Pnze m 1985 Dr Caldicott authored several books, urcludmg HYou Love This Planet THEO COLBORN, PHD - Dr Colbom is a zaolog,sR semar scientist, and duecror of the Wildlife aM Coriprmiianis DroJect at the Wodd Wildlife FuM (W WFj Her reuarch on eMOCrme dtsmpkrs led to her co-authorsNp of Our Sblen Futtue This book has shocked the pubha m much the same way as Rachel Carson's Srlent Spring It provides research evidence suggesting that human-made chenucats m the rnvimnment, including pesnades, are disnipnng the endocnne syskrm of anoints, aM most hkely tMse of hmruus, to cause severe repnaducave peobkms MARY G'BRH:TJ, MlB7 - Dr O'Bnen is a botarust who has served as staff scirnnst Cordie Northwest Ce3ition for Altemanves m Pesticides, Envimmnental Law Alhence Worldwide and Envwrmumal Research Foundation She u ceosyskm pmJecis director of the Science and EnvimnmenUl Health Netwod:, focusuig on wplementation of the precauhoRVy pnriciple Dr O'Bnrn's abiding interest m alkmatlves to nsk assessment is drc subJect ofher rnsv book Malang Better Environmental Decrsrons, a handbook forthe antl-woes movement DA Vin PBNEMEL, PHD - Dr Pmenkl is ore of the iutlon's foremost experts on the ecological aM economic aspects of pest contlol, soil and wakr ceRaervatlaR and riatuml resource iianagement He is a Comeil Umversiry professor m the Departinents of Enromglogy aril Limnology He also served as dsreclor oSthe U S Pubhc Health Service Tropical Research Laboratory m Puerto Rico Nationally, Dr Pimenkl served as the consulting ecolog,st + m "~ 1 the Wtute House and as chaimwi of the Namnal Academy of Sciences Envwnmental Studies Board `Pr file://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\GW}00013.HTM 4/13/01 Page 3 of 4 A N AI the start of the new rmllenmum the 19th Nabotal Pesbctde Foram weaves two tltenx:s ~ttosystem management aM protecmn of children's ?` ~ health. As we tlmJc hohmcally about ecosystem management and ds ~.. unpact on health and the rnvuonment, the conference Pmvtdes an unportant aM mrcly oppomwry m evaluate pesbctde ux and design altematrve strategces As hetbmtde ux vmw the largest pestrmde uxv for weed management exalates in fields, forests and xnsmve habtbt all across the comtry, thus is a cntcnl titre to asxss "mxtous weed" policies aM pncbces 1Le "war on weeds" rs being waged The xnous ttomtmc and envwmrcnGl unphcaham of mvasrve weed spttces cannot be tgmred, rcbher can the dangers of pesbctdedependent conbrrLs As always, we must conscder the mttdcmas that give nx m pea[ pmblems Whether n rs a public health comem assamated wtm insect-borne dcxases, lace mosgwtoes canytng West Ntle Vtms, or mvasrve species, like Imapweed, ovetttuuung Ute labdscape, increasingly the public is being nuslad by dtttscon makes wM utsust mat "hamdess" pesticides are requued The application of maregemrnt strategces that do m[ requue pesticides n urgently rceded To address mvasrve weed management, mnmbutlng ficmrs wdl be dcscusxd, ua:ludinB Problems of pmr IoM management, aver-grazing, mil mmpachrn and other stresson Prevrnbng the cotdtmns that give nse m invasrves is central m a vnble aM sustainable strategy N addrhon, creative uses of biological Imis, smh as pansmc'^ °cts, can insult m susatable, long-term, ttologtcally fnendly, costcffecbve mlubons, as wdl be demonstrated at the foram With ctuldren m mud, the foam wcR alx focus on pest matagement as rt petnms m the place where ctuldren spend the malonty of then day ~/"' school >n this context, confereme Dammpams wdl have the appomwty ~..~ m evaluate extstlng pncbces, local and smm Inws, xtrnbfic and medical findings, proposed legulabon, aM discuss strategies for action in commumtles, states, and rebocully Concern far children's health xrves as a baxline for resolving ecologrcal and pest mercgemem problems The conference themes dnw our amntlon m real problems that need sustainable xlunons m protect health aid the rnvtromrcm, ntirer thin coax xnous secondary problems as a remit of mlvmg pnmary onea m pmtemutg the environment for ctuldren, we protect the emwmrcnt for all Pleax loin us at the Fonun m share information, discuss local, smm aM rnmtw efforts and plan stramgtes Cor change in Boulder, Colorado, May la-zo, z0o1 Nestled agairet the five of the Rmky Mounmuu, 25 rules mrthwest of Devvm, the University of Colorado (CU) sores as m excellent confereme xtMg, Surrounded by 30,000 acres of open space, Boulder rs a popular desbmbon for outdmr rnthusiests The Fonun wdl beheld at the Umverstty Memonal Cemeq at the wmer of Broadway and Euclid Avenm LODGING Hotel rexrvamns must be made directly write hotel Three hotels have bcen rdrntrfied near the mnfereme site (1 aM 2 are within walling drsmrce, 3 is on an easy bus route) Request rooms form the Namnal Pestrcrde Fown conference block Rooms will be held until Apnl 24, 2001 IJ COLLEGE R4N, 303-444-2676 (S65 smgld$74 double) on campus, m xrvrces 2) REGAL HARVEST HOUSE, 303-043-3850 ($134 smglddouble) full service ~~ 3) BEST WESTERN GOLDEN BUFF, 800-999-2833 (S98 single/double) motor gym[ `+w~ SHOW SUPPORT GLT A PROGRAM LISTMG file://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\GW}00013.HTM 4/13/01 Get your message out m commwuty, envrmnmenWi and pubbc health leaders across the wunaY and show your support for the grsssroots pesacrde movement by advemsmg m the conference pmgam The deadhce rs Apnl 2Q 2001 Call Beyond PesamdesMCAMP (202-543-5450) for derails RUM TRATION F Use this form to regrs[er for We Fonun Please noCe There are sepamre fees fort) reguaaaon aM 2) banquet lush (feawnng Thw Colbom. PhD) Send dus form wrth payment to Beyond Pesacrd<sMCAMP, 701 E Street. SE, Washmgmn, DC 20003, or email to mfoQbeyoMpesaades org DeaNuu Paymera rmtsc be mewed by May 4, 2001 to avord a S25 late fee Name Trtle Organnauort Address Gry/StaWZip Telephone Fax Email VLSA/Master Cab Account No Exptmaon Date CHOOSE ONE Member Ordrvidual I50/non-profit S50/ carpomte SI50) Non-member" (udrvrdual 575/ non-profit II00/ corporate 5200) Student rote (FREE write valid Colorado Umversrry m/ I35 for others) "This amomt unludes Beyond Pesacrdes membership - Lrmrrcd scholarships are available, contact Beyond Pesacrdes - MEALS GOIIarK11Gh Breaktasrs, recepuons included m regtstrauon fee SatuNay Rangier Lwch 512 (vegetanan opaon) Send dus forth wM payment [o Beyond Pesamdes+NCAMP 701 E Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003, or etiurl to infoQbeyondpesacides arg. Deadline Payment must be received by May 4, 2001 to avoid a S25 late fee Beyond PesactdesMakonal Coahtwn Agarsiu clx Misuse of Pesactdes (NCAMP) 701 E Saeet, S E , Smte 200 Washmgtoq DC 20003 202-543-5450 202-543-0791 fax infoQn bryoMpesacides otg htto ,www 6evondcesucides orK file://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\GW } 00013.HTM Page 4-of 4 4/13/01 l .,,a/ ..,d Aal, ....'