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21 min ago | The Newberg Graphic
A legislative task force has two months to come up with recommendations about what more Oregon should do to protect bee pollinators.
4 hrs ago | Westland Observer
District spokeswoman Marcia Wilkinson said it's possible one of the students accidentally stepped on a nest or a hive. "They were treated in the Berkshire office," Wilkinson said Thursday.
8 hrs ago | Dromore Today
Dromore Beekeepers Association will deliver a course preparing for the Federation of Irish Beekeeping Association Intermediate Certificate Practical written exam over 15 evenings from September 22. Practical: Migratory beekeeping, queen rearing, nuclei management, disease and pest control, equipment, show preparation of honey and wax, legislation and starting up. Scientific: - External and internal features of the honeybee, its life cycle, the work done, methods of communication, reproduction, brood and adult bee diseases, pollination, honey and swarming.
12 hrs ago | Statecollege.com
Michael Martin Garrett/StateCollege.com // Sam Schaffner, 9, looks on in awe at a butterfly at the Great Insect Fair shortly after a different butterfly urinated on his hand - creating a "lifelong enemy" for him. He also enjoyed the scorpions and tarantulas at the fair.
17 hrs ago | ABC News
In this Aug. 13, 2014, photo, therapist Joe Andrade checks the ankle strap of a shocking device on student Andrew Goldberg during an exercise program at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton, Massachusetts. Andrew, who was born with a... View Full Caption In this Aug. 13, 2014, photo, therapist Joe Andrade checks the ankle strap of a shocking device on student Andrew Goldberg during an exercise program at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton, Massachusetts.
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Bees joined a group walk in Boulder today, and, perhaps sensing the visitors' friendly intentions, no one reported being stung. Bee Safe Boulder, an organization dedicated to curbing the use of certain pesticides, hosted a a walkabout in the Melody-Catalpa neighborhood, in conjunction with Go Boulder.
Nine took the test this year, and maintained the standard set by 17 last year. All are now judged capable of keeping honeybees.
Nicholls State University freshman Brook Hoover wants to use lessons learned from a summer helping with honey bee research to educate others about world hunger. Hoover recently completed the Wallace-Carver Fellowship, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the World Food Prize.
In 1984, when the fourth Labour government was newly elected, Phil Ormsby became a union delegate and his fellow telecommunications workers, who had survived the Muldoon years, told him life would be sweet now National was out and the supposedly more worker-friendly Labour party in. Little did they know that a swarm of neo-liberal economic reform - Rogernomics, named after the finance minister of the time, Roger Douglas - was about to descend.
New Yorkers are swarming to urban beekeeping since a ban on the hobby was lifted in 2010. According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, there are almost 100 registered beekeepers in the city.
Amid growing concerns and lawsuits linking neonicotinoid pesticides with bee declines, Syngenta is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to increase the allowable levels of the company's controversial neonicotinoid product thiamethoxam on certain crops. Syngenta is seeking the change so thiamethoxam can be used as a spray on the foliage of alfalfa, corn, barley, and wheat.
Music, Shakespeare and honey tasting will be part of the Honey Bee Festival on Sept. 20 at the Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th St. North.
If bees in France buzz around the lavender fields, foraging for nectar, what does the honey they produce smell or taste like? But not all the floral, spicy or woody aromas detectable in the roughly 300 varieties of honeys being produced today are so easy to name. That's where the new Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel, developed by a sensory panel at the Honey and Pollination Center at the University of California, Davis, comes in.
The 40-year-old teaches science at Georgia Tech during the day, and plays guitar in a science punk rock band when the sun sets. She's also obsessed with bees.
A truck was driving down Interstate 4 when drivers had to quickly roll up their windows because bees were getting in their cars. I WAS GOING TO GUESS THE DEBATE TEAM.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 09:27 pm
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