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Save Our Bees!

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Save Our Bees!

I have attended three lectures on bees since I began writing this column. Years ago, a speaker gave an anecdotal talk to Mission Hills Garden Club about how she and her sister took over their father’s hives after his death. A few years later, at the San Diego Horticultural Society a speaker from UCSD brought […]

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This is what your salad bar looks like without pollinators

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
This is what your salad bar looks like without pollinators

Pollinators play a vital role in producing one-third of the world’s food crops, but they are disappearing at alarming rates. Whole Foods Market and The Xerces Society are joining forces to “share the buzz” about the plight of the pollinators and empower shoppers to “bee” part of the solution. During a recent two-week campaign, Whole […]

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“Fight to Save Bees” Waged in California Courtrooms

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
“Fight to Save Bees” Waged in California Courtrooms

by Suzanne Potter Save the bees! That’s the battle cry in two ongoing court cases in California where beekeepers and environmental groups are fighting regulators over the use of pesticides they contend harm bees and crops. On Tuesday, on behalf of the groups, the law firm Earthjustice asked a federal judge in San Francisco to […]

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The Great Bee Rescue

| July 11, 2011 | 0 Comments
The Great Bee Rescue

Upon learning our home of so many years was probably going to make it through an escrow, dependent in part on the removal of our extended bee family living in an unused  chimney, I began contemplating how I was going to get them out alive-Alive and well enough to live for anther day or more. […]

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