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Celebrate Bee Day by protecting our pollinators | The latest environment and conservation news

Maybe you’ve heard the buzz about it. Today is National Bee Day. Over the past two decades, a number of species around the world have made incredible recoveries from near oblivion to repopulate their species in significant numbers. The fate of the bald eagle immediately comes to mind. According to the US Fish and Wildlife […]

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Participate in “Game of Thrones” trivia; build a habitat for bees: 10 things to do in the Spring and Klein area in August, September

Paint with a Twist on Champion Forest Drive will host an open studio September 5 from 2-4 p.m. (courtesy Paint with a Twist) Here are some events and things to do in the Spring and Klein area throughout August and September. This list is incomprehensible. August 24: Prepare an autumn garden With the fall planting […]

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National Honey Bee Day: what are we talking about | WWTI

NORTH COUNTRY, NY (WWTI) – National Bee Day is August 21, so what are we talking about? The national day recognizes both the honey bees and the beekeepers who care for the hives and encourages the public to buy locally grown honey. According to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the first National Honey […]

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Ceres cyclists seriously injured after being hit by a truck

Merced Sun-Star file photo. Thaddee Miller tmiller@mercedsunstar.com A Ceres cyclist was seriously injured Thursday after hitting the path of a van truck in south Modesto, authorities said. The collision happened at 1:15 p.m. on Hatch Road, about 400 feet east of Dallas Street, according to the California Highway Patrol. Jered Freeman, 35, was driving west […]

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Bee Aware: NIFA Celebrates National Bee Day

Bees and other pollinators are essential to agricultural production worldwide. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, around 35% of the world’s agricultural production is directly affected by these clumsy, buzzing friends. And in the United States, more than 100 crops grown in the United States depend on pollinators. In addition […]

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LiveGreen: National Bee Day | Writing

This Saturday, August 21, is National Bee Day. Did you know that bees are responsible for one on three bites of food we eat? The bees represent 90% pollination necessary for the growth of our crops and are responsible for more than a billion dollars of agricultural productivity in the United States Not only do […]

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LiveGreen: National Bee Day

This Saturday, August 21, is National Bee Day. Did you know that bees are responsible for one on three bites of food we eat? The bees represent 90% pollination necessary for the growth of our crops and are responsible for more than a billion dollars of agricultural productivity in the United States Not only do […]

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Beekeepers will celebrate National Bee Day this weekend

VALRICO, Fla. (WFLA) – National Bee Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday in August. This year it falls on August 21. According to HoneyLove.org, the national holiday encourages the public to celebrate the creature responsible for more than a third of the food we eat. “Plants depend on the pollination that bees give […]

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Habitat of Butterflies and Bees in the Quinnipiac River Watershed

A Spicebush swallowtail butterfly draws nectar from a butterfly bush flower in the Quinnipiac River Watershed Butterfly and Bee Habitat at 540 Oregon Road in Meriden, Thursday, August 12, 2021. Dave Zajac, Record-Journal { %> Some of the many cutleaf coneflowers in the Quinnipiac River watershed butterfly and bee habitat at 540 Oregon Road in […]

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Sustainability grant for honey bee research

Illumina has announcement that the 2021 winner of its Bien Grand Agricole scholarship is Dr. Bertram Brenig, professor of molecular biology at the University of Göttingen. Brenig studies the western honey bee, a pollinator facing multiple challenges and population decline.The Agricultural Greater Good Initiative is an annual program that supports research that aims to increase […]

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‘Heartbreaking’: Calgary’s bee habitat, a broke volunteer project – Calgary

Countless hours of volunteer work over the past three years were wiped out on Monday after a boulevard was mowed. “It was starting to get to the point where all the flowers were showing and it was nice to walk by,” said Moraig McCabe, Coventry Hills resident and founder of Creating Coventry. The two-block stretch […]