The Coalition For Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship (CURES) was formed in 1997 with seed money from the Western Plant Health Association. The mission of CURES, then and now, is to create and deliver science-based solutions and education to ensure that tools to control pests and grow plants are used in ways that protect people and the environment.
CURES is a non-profit organization that is making significant headway toward reaching this goal by developing and implementing projects that advance stewardship practices.
CURES operates by forming coalitions with concerned groups representing stewardship interests of agricultural, environmental, crop protection and water associations, government agencies, academia and public interest groups to work on science-based solutions to pesticide related problems.
CURES specializes in projects and educational efforts to promote environmental responsibility through implementation of effective best management practices (BMPs) for protecting water and air quality along with PowerPoint presentations, seminars and booklets to industry, interest groups, government entities and educational groups.
CURES Board Chair
ALMOND BOARD OF CALIFORNIA
Director of Conservation
DUCKS UNLIMITED INC.
Senior Stakeholder Relations Manager,
Western U.S. Region
BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP
Almonds and Walnuts
Strategic Planning, Science and Technology
WESTERN GROWERS ASSOCIATION
State Affairs Director
SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION
CALIFORNIA LEAGUE OF
WESTERN PLANT HEALTH ASSOCIATION
Government Affairs Manager,
US West Region