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Bee deaths soar in this year’s pollination season, but why is proving to be a whodunit Read more here: http://www.fresnobee.com

Published: 
Mon, 03/20/2017 (All day)

As a beekeeper, Rafael Reynaga is used to losing a few bees during almond pollination. But he was unprepared for the death of tens of thousands of his bees in what Fresno County agriculture officials are calling a perfect storm of events.

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‘Bee-Friendly’ Gardens Are Finally Becoming Safe for Bees

Published: 
Fri, 08/19/2016 (All day)


Whether filled with neatly trimmed hedges and stately roses, towering cages brimming with tomato vines, or a hodgepodge of wildflowers, gardens bring character, beauty, and perhaps something good to eat to towns and cities. In recent years, gardens have come to be seen not only as an idyllic place for the humans who tend to them but as a sanctuary for bees and other pollinators.

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Mystery Malady Kills More Bees, Heightening Worry on Farms

Published: 
Tue, 04/09/2013 - 11:53pm
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For America’s beekeepers, who have struggled for nearly a decade with a mysterious malady called colony collapse disorder that kills honeybees en masse, the last year was particularly bad.