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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

- “Seeking to reverse bee decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide use”, Dan Gunderson & Elizabeth Dunbar, MPR News, Aug. 26, 2016

- “Dayton issues bee-friendly rules limiting insecticide use”, Jennifer Brooks, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Aug. 26, 2016

- "Bee-Toxic Pesticides Found in 'Bee-Friendly' Plants sold at Garden Centers Across the U.S.”, Gardeners Beware 2016, Friends of the Earth, August 2016

- “How to plant a pollinator-friendly garden”, MPR News Staff, June 27, 2016

- “Presidential Memorandum - Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators”, Office of the Press Secretary, White House, June 20, 1016

- “Buzz Kill, How the Pesticide Industry is Clipping the Wings of Bee Protection Efforts Across the US”, Friends of the Earth, June, 2016

- “Review: ‘If Bees Are Few: A Hive of Bee Poems,’ edited by James Lenfestey”, Josephine Marcotty, Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 29, 2016

- “Bees, butterflies to get better habitat along Interstate 35”, David Pitt -   Associated Press, Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 26, 2016

- “Macalester College signs Resolution to ‘Bee” Friendly”, Press Release, Center for Food Safety, May 9, 2016

- “Gardeners flock to bees defense and push to dump pesticide”, Josephine Marcotty, Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 8, 2016

- “LWV Minnesota Releases New Briefing Paper on Bee Decline”, December 8, 2015, St. Paul, MN  Press Release, Briefing Paper

- “In win for beekeepers, Minnesota links insecticide to damaged hives”, Josephine Marcotty, Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 20, 2016

- “New Studies Identify Fungicides as a Factor in Declining Bee Health”, Beyond Pesticides, June 22, 2015

- “Bees feeding on fungicide-dosed flowers develop health issues, studies say”, Brandon Keim, The Guardian, June 18, 2015

- “Wild bees, butterflies and other pollinators are on the path of extinction if we don’t stop poisoning them”, Natural News, March 11, 2016  UN Report

- “USDA inspector general to investigate alleged censorship of scientists”, MPR News, Dan Gunderson, February 12, 2016

- “EPA says pesticide harms bees in some cases”, MPR News from the Associated Press, January 6, 2015

- “USDA whistleblower launches new bee research effort”, Dan Gunderson, MPR News, December 23, 2015

- “Pesticide exposure in bumblebees ‘harms pollination’”, Helen Briggs, BBC News, November 18, 2015

- “Bees and pesticides ‘missing link’ found”, Helen Briggs, BBC News, November 18, 2015

- “Alarming Public Health Study Documents Effects of Bee-killing Insecticides on People in Japan”, Center for Food Safety, November 18, 2015

- “Water Hazard: Aquatic Contamination by Neonicotinoid Insecticides in the United States”, Center for Food Safety, September, 2015

- “Neonicotinoid Insecticides Harmful to Birds and Bees Found in Congressional Cafeteria Food”, American Bird Conservancy, July, 2015

- “EPA Used Monsanto’s Research to Give Roundup a Pass”, The Intercept, Sharon Lerner, November 3, 2015

- “The Well-Stocked Hardware Store” with video link “Making the Switch”, Beyond Pesticides

- “Bee Safe City Progress”, Shore Report, Page 2, November, 2015

- “Bee expert: USDA punished me for research on pesticides”, MPRnews, Dan Gunderson, October 28, 2015

- “USDA whistleblower claims censorship of pesticide research”, Harvest Public Media, Carey Gillam, October 27, 2015

- “Powerful pesticide lobby attacks bee-saving regulations at Miami trade talks”, Friends of the Earth, Kate Colwell, October 22, 2015

- “Neonicotinoid pesticides severely affect honey bee queens”, Scientific Reports, Williams, G.R., Troxler, A., Retschnig, G., Roth, K., Shutler, D., Yańez, O., Neumann, P., Gauthier, L. October 13, 2015

- “USDA to help farmers improve food sources, population of honeybees in 6 states”, StarTribune/Associated Press, October 10, 2015

- “Ball FloraPlant Eliminates Neonicotinoid Use On its Offshore Cuttings Farms”, Greenhouse Grower, Brian Sparks, October 7, 2015

 

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Gov. Dayton issues executive order limiting insecticides including neonicotinoids!, See the news links below, and the Press Release / Executive Order