Sunday June 24th 4-5:30 Struggling to control pests in your gardens? Join us for a conversation with Professor Vera Krischik as she discusses tips to control insects in a sustainable, chemical-free way. Learn how to determine when to treat and about alternatives to spraying. She will also compare organic methods and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for garden pests and bees. Vera has been studying pesticides impact on bees for many years and so will also discuss best practices for home gardeners to minimize negative effects on bees and local pollinators while controlling unwanted pests. Come with your questions! This is a free class but space is limited! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a free class! Vera Krischik has been a professor at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Entomology for the past twenty years and has served as the Integrated Pest Management Coordinator for the USDA.