Reference Wisconsin Conservation Congress Spring Hearings — Neonics and Wisconsin Conservation Congress 2018. Hearing results are in and I’m a bit surprised, but not hilariously so with people’s votes. To see the results for all the questions by county and state-wide, go to Summary of Results.
The question 45 to “take up the ‘Saving Wisconsin Pollinators Act,’ and include specific language to ban the use of neonicotinoid insecticides (dinotefuran, clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam) regardless of application method on all state owned agricultural and forest lands, and establish limited use guidelines for continued use on commercial and private agricultural lands” got 4129 yes votes and 719 no votes with two counties rejecting the question entirely. [Read more…]