Pesticides and Biocides Study
The LWV Oregon’s Pesticides and Biocides Study is the subject of the October General Meeting. In order to make our discussion and consensus a richer experience for all, please read the study at the Report 2021 BioCides Pesticides Study LWVOR You can also call 503-581-5722 to have a booklet copy of the study mailed to you. Watch the YouTube video on-line produced by the Portland League and available at Pesticides: Balancing Benefits and Risks – YouTube. The October 11th General Meeting will be a review of this information as it relates to the Consensus Questions by Kathleen Donham our resident entomologist) All these resources can be referenced by visiting LWVOR.org and going to the “Programs” file for studies.
*On October 25th @ 11:30 we will reconvene, via Zoom, to move into breakout rooms to answer consensus questions.
Jackson County has initiative to change the Assessor to an appointed position. Shady Cove has candidates for office.
The Rogue Valley League of Women Voters has studied this issue and recommends a Yes vote.
November – TBD
December – This is usually our month to “share” with another organization or address a community need. We have yet to identify what/who that might be.
January – Our annual program planning meeting. This is the time to bring suggestions for future local studies. Beforehand, plan an argument regarding need, develop a focus, and have a potential committee ready.
February – We would like to talk about water at this general meeting. We are not yet sure of the context.
March – This month the topic will be guns. We would like to address this fraught subject with the emphasis on safety and as a public health issue.
April – A field trip to a transitional housing site.
May – Annual Meeting possibly combined with our twice postponed members’ luncheon.
LWV Rogue Valley Meetings are on Zoom. Members will receive invitations.
The League of Women Voters of Rogue Valley is now a 501 (c)(3) – a non-profit organization. Your membership and other contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by the IRS.
LWVRV P.O. Box 8555 Medford OR 97501.