Protecting Beneficials in Hawai‘i and the American Pacific

USDA NIFA

A Workshop on the Conservation of Pollinators and Other Beneficial Species

April 18 - 19, 2012 ● Honolulu, Hawai‘i

Jayme Grzebik leads field trip for pollinator program, Pearl City Urban Garden Center. Photo: R. Melnicoe

Presentations

Beneficial Insects: who are they and what do they do? (~ 1 MB)
Dr. Helen Spafford, UH Manoa

Meet the Pollinators (~3 MB)
Dr. Ethel Villalobos, UH Honeybee Project

Management strategies of  honeybee pests in Hawaii (~5 MB)
Dr. Ethel Villalobos, UH Honeybee Project

Using Cover Crops/Insectary Plants to Enhance Above and Below Ground Beneficial Organisms (~ 8 MB)
Dr. Koon-Hui Wang, UH Manoa

Pollinator workshop

Ho‘olehua Plant Materials Center (~9 MB)
Kawika Duvauchelle, USDA NRCS

Facilitating biological control of insect pests on ornamental crops (~5.5 MB)
Robert Hollingsworth , USDA PBARC

NRCS Technical and Financial Assistance available to Benefit Pollinator Habitat (~10 MB)
Cheryl Lambert, USDA NRCS

Mainland Pollinator Conservation: Case Studies & Questions for the Pacific Region (~5.5 MB)
Eric Mader, Xerces Society

Farming with bees: Extension efforts and grower success (~11 MB)
Scott Nikaido, UH Honeybee Project

Pollinator Workshop

Western

"Protecting Beneficials in Hawai‘i and the American Pacific: A Workshop on the Conservation of Pollinators and Other Beneficial Species" was conceived and sponsored by the Western Integrated Pest Management Center. Housed at the University of California, Davis, the WIPMC is one of four Regional IPM Centers, a program of the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture. For more information about the WIPMC, visit http://www.wripmc.org.