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Important meeting that effects SF, all wildlife and domestic animals
Date Thursday May 08
Time 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
Animal Control and Welfare Commission
Thurs, May 8, 2008
5:30 pm
Room 408, City Hall
San Francisco
Event Type Meeting
To All concerned with the coming aerial spray's effect on wildlife and domestic animals in San Francisco and what the SF animal welfare commission can do about it. Please come tomorrow and speak out.

See meeting announcements below, plus below those announcement see information of the effect of the soon to happen pesticide spray on animals and of all nature in SF.

Wednesday, 07 May 2008
Two meetings on Light Brown Apple Moth Spraying - Thurs 5/8/08

There will be two meetings on Thursday evening, May 8, 2008, about the proposed program to eradicate the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM),including a proposal to spray a pheromone that will disrupt the moth's mating over San Francisco and most of the Bay Area.

The sprayings will be repeated each month for up to 9 months every one to three months up to five years. The spraying is quite controversial, with many people concerned about possible effects on people and animal's health.

1st Meeting contact commissioners if you can not make it to speak out.
Animal Control and Welfare Commission
Thurs, May 8, 2008
5:30 pm
Room 408, City Hall
San Francisco

The Commission will hear presentations from Bob Dowell, from the CA Dept of Food and Agriculture and the LBAM program director, in support of the spraying, and from three opponents of the

spraying: Dr. Joel Parrott, Director of the Oakland Zoo, Roy Upton, and author Susan McCarthy. The Commission testimony will focus on possible effects of the aerial spraying and other proposed

measures to eradicate the LBAM on animals, both domestic pets and wildlife. Testimony will also include what pet guardians should and should not do if the spraying occurs.

2nd Meeting
San Francisco Town Hall Meeting on LBAM
Thursday, May 8, 2008
7:00 pm
County Fair Building (Hall of Flowers) in Golden Gate Park
9th Avenue and Lincoln Way - at the Strybing Arboretum/SF Botanical Gardens

Brought to you by San Franciscans Concerned About the Spray
with Sponsors: Senator Carole Migden, Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, Stop the Spray, CASS-SF, and Play Not Spray

For more information go to
Speakers include:

* Dr. James Carey, UC-Davis entomologist
* Jeff Rosendale, horticulturist and co-author with Dr. Daniel Harder of a paper on management of the LBAM
* Nan Wishner, Albany Integrated Pest Management Task Force
* Stacia Lansman, M.D.
* Helge Hellberg, Executive Director, Marin Organic
* Mike Lynberg, Silicon Valley businessman who documented the adverse health reactions of Santa Cruz and Monterey residents after those regions were sprayed.
* John Russo, farmer and Director, Stop the Spray
* Frank Egger, former Mayor of Fairfax and Coordinator of Stop the Spray Marin
* State Senator Carole Midgen
* San Francisco Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi

Comprehensive website on issue: (see third main topic down Toxicology and 4th topic Health).

reports on wildlife etc from site:
Adverse impact on the bird populations (Sea bird die-off) (11 page report)

Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM) Eradication Program: Potential Effects on Pollinators and Implications for California Agriculture

Lawrence Rose M.D., M.P.H., former Senior Public Medical Officer for Cal-OSHA
and part of the UCSF Occupational/Environmental Medicine Department
Marin Pesticide Spraying Health Hazard Alert:
Added to the calendar on Wednesday May 7th, 2008 7:59 PM

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