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To fight bee decline, Obama proposes more land to feed bees

  • A new federal plan aims to reverse America’s declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making millions of acres of federal land more bee-friendly, spending millions of dollars more on research and considering the use of fewer pesticides.
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The Buzz About Honeybees

There I stood just a couple of feet away from a honeybee hive, and I felt no fear. I never thought I would feel that way around tens of thousands of worker bees fearlessly protecting and nurturing their queen bee, but this day I felt attuned to to their plight. 430 more words

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Obama is creating a 1,500-mile "butterfly corridor" to help Monarchs get from Mexico to Minnesota

US president Barack Obama, a friend to bees and other pollinating insects in peril, has unveiled his national strategy (pdf) to mitigate honey bee loss, increase the Monarch butterfly population, and restore the habitats of both insects, whose… 389 more words

Federal Government Takes Notice Of Colony Collapse Disorder In Honeybees

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — As honeybee hives collapse and farmers crops are put in jeopardy, President Barack Obama announced a national strategy to help keep the bees healthy. 225 more words

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40,000 bees evicted from Queens, New York home

WATCH: Elise Finch reports that it took four hours for an expert to remove the huge hive that housed over 40,000 honeybees.

NEW YORK – It wasn’t a monster making a ruckus under the floor of a New York City bedroom. 139 more words

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Bee Removal

Do you have a bee problem and don’t know how to handle it?

The Honey ladies are your solution and are there for you when you need them most.   227 more words

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U.S. Honey bee colonies decline 42 pecent in 2014

  • More than two out of five American honeybee colonies died in the past year, and surprisingly the worst die-off was in the summer, according to a federal survey.
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