- Pro-active Canadian beekeepers. Terrific. Let us hope that they win I wish them every success.
- Do bees prefer city flowers to country flowers?
Those flower patches squeezed into postage stamp–sized spaces in cities do much more than add a splash of color to the urban environment. The 30,000 schoolchildren in the Big Bumblebee Discovery in the United Kingdom found more bees in an urban patch of lavender than in an equivalent patch in the country, BBC reports. It’s unlikely that there are more bees in cities, but rather fewer flowers, so bees really concentrate on the few they can find. http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29122851
- This has been going the rounds of the internet. It does look rather splendid
- Sign this petition to immediately ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides in the USA : https://secure.avaaz.org/en/save_the_bees_us_pet_loc/?bhNkKeb&v=46969