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How to attract native bees

Charleston Post Courier (press release) - ‎13 hours ago‎
His back legs have become half-cooked noodles. Unfortunately, he still thinks he can run. He's still a good boy, happy to see us and always hungry.

The buzz on protecting bees

The Sun Chronicle - ‎5 hours ago‎
Wayne Andrews walked out to his bee farm in Dighton two years ago to find a large cluster of dead bees in front of an otherwise healthy hive.
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Watch: 10000 Honey Bees Saved in Westfield

TAPinto.net - ‎7 hours ago‎
WESTFIED, NJ - When Mickey the Beekeeper got a call about thousands of hive-less honey bees in the backyard of a home on Summit Avenue on Friday, he didn't hesitate to bring them a hive he'd made himself.
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5 million bees stolen from Quebec field amid bee shortage

Globalnews.ca - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
MONTREAL - Quebec beekeeper Jean-Marc Labonte said on Thursday that he's in a sticky situation after thieves buzzed off with about five million of his bees. He said he noticed on Wednesday that 180 hives were stolen from a field near Victoriaville, Que ...

The magic ends as Bees lose to River Cats

Deseret News - ‎3 hours ago‎
SALT LAKE CITY - It was Harry Potter Night at Smith's Ballpark Saturday night, but unfortunately for Salt Lake it was former Bee Grant Green who was replete with magic. Green went 3 for 6 with a home run, triple and a double and drove in five runs in ...
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The buzz in Gaza: Bee sting therapy

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Then in 2003, the agricultural engineer started to dedicate all his time to studying and developing the alternative medicine treatment of apitherapy, which uses all bee-related products, including honey, propolis - or bee glue used to build hives - and ...

Save London's bees

Phys.Org - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Nature lovers and green-fingered enthusiasts are urged to plant bee-friendly flowers to help ailing pollinator populations and to attract one of the many hundreds of bees due to be released later this summer from the rooftops of Queen Mary University ...
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Bees highly threatened by mites, viruses, study finds

Globalnews.ca - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
One of the most disconcerting discoveries was that more than 50 per cent of beekeepers reported high infestations of varroa mites at the start of winter when colonies are producing long-lived winter bees that need to survive on stored honey and pollen.

Honey Nut Cheerios Gives Back to Bees, Planting 3300 Acres of Habitat

Good News Network - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The company that's been using an animated bee to sell its cereal for years is spending some of its profits on protecting actual bees in the field. Honey Nut Cheerios has cut a deal with farmers in their supply chain to set aside 3,300 acres of land to ...

Keeping Bees Safe: It's A Ruff Job, But This Doggy Detective Gets It Done

NPR - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
When temperatures are cooler, the bees are less active, making Mack less apt to get stung. He moves from beehive to beehive, sniffing each one for the distinct odor of AFB infestation.
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Thieves steal 5 million bees from Quebec apiary

CTV News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Francis Labonté has spent his entire life caring for the 4,000 bee hives his family depends on for a living. He was shocked when he discovered thieves stole 184 hives containing more than five million bees from their apiary in St. Valère, near ...

Making Toronto a Better Home for Bees

Torontoist - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The long-term prognosis of bee populations has been a hot topic of discussion of late within the environmental community. While these flying critters are vital to human survival due to their work as pollinators, beekeepers and scientists alike are ...

Falcons, frogs and bees at high rise green house

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎13 hours ago‎
Not only do horticulturalists at Broadway's Central Park have to dance with death on a daily basis while pruning, they are also swatting away an unprecedented number of bees and wasps. A small colony of green frogs and two peregrine falcons have also ...

From wallpapers to book covers: illustrating the bird and the bees – in pictures

The Guardian - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
I love nature. If I drew from imagination I would probably have all the wrong things in the wrong places. One really needs references for a project like this, so I started off by looking at photos and old illustrations of birds and bees - anything I ...

CLU's queen bee handles tennis swarm

Ventura County Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
COURTESY OF KECIA DAVIS Cal Lutheran senior Christina Geldert helped remove a swarm of bees from near the CLU tennis courts on Saturday before the Regals played Chapman.
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Banned pesticides 'not equally harmful' to bees

BBC News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The largest field study so far in to the group of pesticides called "neonicotinoids" has concluded that each acts differently on the brains of the bees. One of the chemicals widely considered as being the most toxic wasn't shown to affect bees at a ...

Gardeners Find Ways to Attract Bees, Butterflies

Twin Falls Times-News - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Bee Day: From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7, visit Tubbs' Berry Farm, 1150 S. Park Ave. W., for bee pick-up day. Hundreds of beekeepers will attend to pick up their orders.
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More independent research needed to reveal true impact of neonicotinoids on bees

FG Insight - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Professor Dave Goulson, a leading expert in the ecology of bees and other insects at the University of Sussex, said bees were exposed to a 'lethal cocktail of chemicals' after his studies showed low concentrations of the pesticides were present in the ...
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TinCaps and Bees Postponed by Rain on Saturday

WANE - ‎8 hours ago‎
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Saturday night's game between the TinCaps and the Burlington Bees at Parkview Field has been postponed due to rain.
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Brentford 3 Fulham 0: Bees win west London Championship derby

Evening Standard - ‎15 hours ago‎
Brentford claimed local bragging rights in the west London Championship derby with an emphatic 3-0 rout of neighbours Fulham. A Sam Saunders goal after just five minutes gave the Bees a dream start and in-form hitman Scott Hogan grabbed a brace as the ...
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