Without Bees “OUR”  future is uncertain

Did you know that:

Bees are essential in providing our food.

Bees can be either nurtured or harmed and killed by what we plant in our garden.

Bees will starve if we do not decrease the amount of grass we maintain and plant more flowers.

Latest News and Articles

-  Vital soil organisms being harmed by pesticides, study shows , @dpcarrington, The Guardian, May 4, 2021

-  Minnesota is poised to lead an environmental breakthrough , Karin Winegar, Star Tribune, April 6, 2021

-  Insecticide known for killing pollinators found in deer across Minnesota , Greg Stanley, Star Tribune, March 1, 2021

-  Scientists decry death by 1,000 cuts for world’s insects , MPR News/The Associated Press, January 12, 2021

-  Contamination of the Aquatic Environment with Neonicotinoids and its Implication for Ecosystems , Francisco Sanches-Bayo, et al., Frontiers in Environmental Science, Nov. 2, 2016 [older article]

-  Neonicotinoids disrupt aquatic food webs and decrease fisher yields, Science, Masumi Yamamuro, et al., Nov. 1, 2019

-  Neonic pesticides hurt birds as well as the insects they eat , StarTribune, Jim Williams, Oct. 8, 2019

-  Agriculture Department Suspends Critical Tracking of Plunging Honey Bee Population , Huffington Post, Mary Papenfuss, July 8, 2019

-  Program to pay Minnesota homeowners to let their lawn go to the bees , Star Tribune, Greg Stanley, May 30, 2019

-  Bee proud: Minnesota is among the best at protecting pollinators , MPR News, Dan Gunderson, March 4, 2019

-  Study Predicts Demise of Insects within Decades if Pesticide Dependence Continues, Beyond Pesticides, February 11, 2019

-  Windshields clearly tell tale of insect loss , Star Tribune, Jim Williams, January 22, 2019

-  What are Neonicotinoids? , Prairie Moon Nursery, January, 2019

-  Dayton task force finds many ways to give bees a chance , Star Tribune, Josephine Marcotty, November 20, 2018, Full Report

-  Minneapolis Park Board to end all glyphosate use on parkland , Star Tribune, Karen Zamora, October 5, 2018

-  Shoreview makes it official with the bees , Shoreview Press,Sara Marie Moore/Editor, October 3, 2018

-  Nonprofit sues city of Minnetonka for denial of EAW at Lone Lake Park , Lakeshore Weekly News, Lara Bockenstedt, October 1, 2018

-  Beyond Neonics: New Study Shows Glyphosate Also Major Threat to World's Honey Bee Population , Common Dreams, John Quelly/Staff Writer, September 25, 2018

-  Minnesota cities to Congress: Let us help the bees , MPR News, Elizabeth Dunbar, September 19, 2018

-  RELEASE: Rep. Rick Hansen proposes “Lawns to Legumes” cost share on National Honey Bee Day , State Representative Rick Hansen, August 18, 2018

-  Canada to phase out crop chemicals linked to bee deaths , Reuters, Rob Nickel, August 15, 2018

-  New Hope promises to ‘Bee Safe’ haven for pollinators , Sun Post, Megan Thorstad, May 1, 2018

-  New Science Shows Bee-Killing Pesticides are Unnecessary on Most Farms , Civil Eats, Doug Gurian-Sherman, Mar. 28, 2018

-  Pesticide Exposure, and Poor Nutrition: A One-Two Knockout Punch for Pollinators , Beyond Pesticides, Jan. 28, 2018

-  Can bees, farming co-exist?, Mikkel Pates, Agweek, Jan. 29, 2018


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