Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 8:00 AM EDT to Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 3:00 PM EDT

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Edison Electric Institute
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.

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Iris Caldwell
Energy Resources Center, University of Illinois at Chicago

Jessica Fox
Electric Power Research Institute

Rick Loughery
Edison Electric Institute


2018 Pollinator Habitat Workshop 


The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the Edison Electric Institute, and the Energy Resources Center at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group are pleased to collaborate on this important pollinator workshop. This event will advance understanding, technical research, and multi-industry efforts to more effectively consider pollinators in day-to-day business operations

Energy and electric power companies, transportation organizations, government agencies, universities, research institutes, and environmental stakeholders are invited for two days of networking, collaborative learning, and productive working sessions.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
8:00am - 6:30pm EDT: Joint Workshop and Hosted Reception by EEI
If you face hurdles to implementation of projects that support pollinators, you are not alone! Through case studies, networking, and facilitated discussions, we will tackle key hurdles facing electric power companies, departments of transportation, and railroads as we consider pollinator conservation efforts across multiple industries.

Thursday, April 26, 2018
8:00am - 3:00pm EDT: Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group Breakout
Reflections from the joint workshop and in-depth breakout discussions on a variety of topics, including collaborative approaches for addressing threatened and endangered (T&E) species, habitat metrics and targets, and geospatial database development.

See the AGENDA for more details.

Registration is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Iris Caldwell at iriscald@uic.edu.

Interested in sponsoring the workshop?

Three sponsorship levels are available. Sponsors receive recognition at the workshop and in meeting materials and communications. Further details can be found here.

Help us make this a great event and BECOME A SPONSOR today!

To discuss other sponsorship options, please contact Iris Caldwell at iriscald@uic.edu or 312-355-1483

Thank you to our funding partners who make this event possible!