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ESA leads the charge on the TICK Act, the 2019 ESA Science Policy Fellows begin their term, and more.
ESA leads efforts to support TICK Act, responds to federal requests for information on the bioeconomy and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research strategic plan, and more.
ESA signs on to Coalition for National Science Funding advocacy letter, five ESA recommendations appointed to HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Subcommittees, ESA launches development of new position statement on global climate change, and more.
ESA Science Policy Committee working on fact sheet on Bacillus thuringiensis and position statement on science communication, DOI Invasive Species Advisory Committee releases request for nominations, and more.
ESA Liaison to the EPA Office of Pesticide Programs
The ESA supports a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Liaison to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US-EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP). The SME represents the breadth of ESA’s membership to EPA-OPP and provides critical input on topics such as the clarity of labels, guidelines for efficacy testing of pesticides on various arthropods, utility of label mitigations, spray drift, invasive arthropod species, insecticide resistance, and the role of insecticides in integrated pest management.
Science Policy Fellows meet in DC, ESA signs AFRI letter on Farm Bill and AAAS letter on immigration, science concerns at the EPA, and more.
ESA meets with Congressional committee staff to discuss Farm Bill priorities, ESA's Plant-Insect Ecosystems Section hosts Science Policy Field Tour, ESA provides feedback to EPA on registration of Wolbachia as biopesticide, and more.