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Montana Pollinator Research Summit

2024-03-13 10:37:30


April 24-25, 2024 at the

Gerald W. Marks Exploration Center

1075 South Avenue West

Missoula MT 59801


Registration for the 2024 Montana Pollinator Research Summit is now open!



April 24-25, 2024 at the

Gerald W. Marks Exploration Center

1075 South Avenue West

Missoula MT 59801

Join us for the inaugural Montana Pollinator Research Summit in Missoula! The goal of the summit is to bring together pollinator researchers, land managers, and other natural resource professionals to identify potential gaps and develop collaborative solutions for pollinator research and conservation in Montana. 

Registration closed Friday, April 5th

Keynote Speaker: Kimberly Szcodronski, MT State Wildlife Action Plan Coordinator for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Adding Invertebrates to Montana's 2025 State Wildlife Action Plan Revision

Speaker Bios and Presentation Abstracts here

Submit a poster title for our poster session! - contact Marirose Kuhlman directly


The 2024 Montana Pollinator Research Summit agenda page is still being updated. Please check back as we confirm speakers and topics for each of the sessions. Most recent agenda can be accessed HERE.

Day 1 Wednesday, April 24th

8:00-9:30am Welcome and Keynote (Keynote Speaker Kim Szcodronski, MTFWP State Wildlife Action Plan Coordinator)

9:45-11:30am Session 1 – Pollinator Inventory and Monitoring

11:30-12:30pm lunch (included with registration)

12:30-2:30pm Session 2 – Pollinator Habitat Restoration and Conservation

2:30-4:00pm Session 3 - SWAP Workshop: Informing the Montana SWAP revision to include pollinators and other invertebrates

4:00-7:00pm Poster Session and Happy Hour(s)

Day 2 Thursday, April 25th

8:30-9:00am Morning remarks and welcome

9:00-10:15am Session 4 – Montana Bumble Bee Atlas

10:30-12:00pm Session 5 – Leveraging Public/Private Engagement for Pollinator Conservation

12:00-1:00pm Lunch (included with registration)

1:00-2:30pm Session 6 – Case Study Virtual Panel and workshop: Developing a Montana Pollinator Network

2:30-3:00pm Closing remarks and goodbye!

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