9 Ways You Can Help Bees and Other Pollinators At Home - National Geographic
National Geographic9 Ways You Can Help Bees and Other Pollinators At Home
Beekeepers continue to report major hive losses each year, while many native bees and other pollinating insects are likely in steep decline—for a host of reasons. This week the White House weighed in on how to make things better, releasing a new ...
Flight of the living dead: 'Zombees' put beekeepers on edge - Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton Times-TribuneFlight of the living dead: 'Zombees' put beekeepers on edge
Researchers confirmed their presence in Vermont in 2013, but until Ms. Grenzberg's encounter, the zombie bees had not been found anywhere else in the eastern United States. “I'm really hoping it's not going to become a huge thing, but it's an issue ...
Experts ring alarm bells over illegal pesticides' effect on bee populations - Kathimerini
KathimeriniExperts ring alarm bells over illegal pesticides' effect on bee populations
The head of the Attica Beekeeping Association, Yiannis Psarras, goes on to warn: “The problem of bees being poisoned by pesticides, and particularly neonicotinoids, has been growing in recent years and is now a direct threat to nature's main pollinator ...
Beekeeping, Mosquito Abatement often in Conflict - Twin Falls Times-News
Twin Falls Times-NewsBeekeeping, Mosquito Abatement often in Conflict
Twin Falls Times-News
IDAHO FALLS • Area beekeepers fear mosquito abatement efforts will destroy hives, but abatement officials say they want to do all they can to protect the bees. “Spraying is always a concern,” said Tom Browning, of Browning Honey in Idaho Falls ...
Tennessee, U.S. bee populations threatened - Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville News SentinelTennessee, U.S. bee populations threatened
Knoxville News Sentinel
Indeed, about one out of every three bites of food that you take “is the result of bee-pollinated crops” says Dr. John Skinner, a University of Tennessee professor of entomology who specializes in bees and runs the university's beekeeping programs ...
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Katy Burns: Beekeeping is just the tip of the iceberg for the beginning ... - Concord Monitor
Concord MonitorKaty Burns: Beekeeping is just the tip of the iceberg for the beginning ...
I say “intrepid” because many years and at least a few lives ago I was a young reporter who donned beekeeper regalia to do a story on beekeeping. And believe me, I felt pretty doggone intrepid being up close and personal with a bunch of little guys who ...
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Drastic Temperature Drop Has Growers Nervous - NECN
NECNDrastic Temperature Drop Has Growers Nervous
"As a matter of fact, for Vermont, we have freeze warnings in effect for most of the eastern and central areas of Vermont – Bennington and Windham Counties, also in Southern Vermont. And extreme western areas have frost advisories. For the freeze ...
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The Heartbreak of Finding Out That All Your Bees Died Over the Winter - Slate Magazine
Slate MagazineThe Heartbreak of Finding Out That All Your Bees Died Over the Winter
It's an extraordinarily difficult time to be a beekeeper. Last week the New York Times and others reported that colony die-offs spiked again during the just-completed season, with 42.1 percent losses nationwide. That makes it among the worst years on ...
Positive buzz surrounds senate bill for beekeepers - Your Houston News
Your Houston NewsPositive buzz surrounds senate bill for beekeepers
Your Houston News
The bill's main outcome ensures that noncommercial beekeeping enthusiasts are exempt from licensing requirements formerly in place by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Leesa Hyder, former Montgomery County Beekeepers Association ...
Beekeepers' colony losses hit 42 percent - The Spokesman Review
Beekeepers' colony losses hit 42 percent
The Spokesman Review
A hive of honeybees is displayed at the Vermont Beekeeping Supply booth at the Vermont Farm Show in Essex Junction, Vt. Since April 2014, beekeepers lost 42.1 percent of their colonies, the second-highest loss rate in nine years, according to an annual ...
Survey: More than 40 percent of bee hives died in past year
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