Update 4/2/2015: Things are looking up: “Portland banned the use of neonicotinoid insecticides, a wide-ranging classification of chemical pest killers, on city-owned property. The City Council unanimously approved an emergency ordinance Wednesday, making the insecticide ban effective immediately.” Read the rest here.
>>> A new Cornell study of New York state apple orchards finds that pesticides harm wild bees, and fungicides labeled “safe for bees” also indirectly may threaten native pollinators. “We found there is a negative response of the whole bee community to increasing pesticide use,” the lead author said. (mediarelations.cornell.edu)
Bonus video: Waylon talks with two experts about how *you* can save the bees this Holiday season
Tim Brod: Highland Honey’s King of the Bees
The Good, the Bad, the Fake Honey & How to really Save the Bees.
This will save our food, prevent allergies, create local jobs, sweeten your tea, heal your arthritis & lubricate your loved one’s…well, you know.
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