Reno Pesticide Free Pilot Program

Reno Pesticide Free Pilot Program

Reno City Council recently approved a pilot program that will transition 12 city parks to pesticide-free maintenance. The decision comes shortly after a controversial incident where a demonstrator was arrested for pretending to drink Roundup during a public meeting,...

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City of Reno Goes Pesticide Free!

City of Reno Goes Pesticide Free!

The local group Bee Habitat has dedicated nearly a year to persuading community leaders to adopt alternative methods for maintaining school grounds, parks, and playgrounds. This week, they organized a training session at City Hall to promote pesticide-free maintenance...

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City of Reno Pesticide Free Parks

City of Reno Pesticide Free Parks

Reno Nevada Working towards Pesticide free! Sandy Rowley, a local activist, worked for the better part of a year to educate local authorities on pollinator friendly alternatives to managing school playgrounds, parks and public spaces. She secured a national non...

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How To Go Organic

How To Go Organic

Bee Habitat featured in Edible Tahoe Magazine! DROPPING THE BOMB This spring, learn how to avoid using synthetic chemicals in your yard (and community), and why it’s important. WRITTEN BY NATASHA BOURLIN ILLUSTRATION BY LILY THERENS Particularly in the spring, a...

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About Us

About Us

Bee Habitat aims to have thousands of BEE SAFE gardens throughout the world. Bee and local pollinator die offs are an alarming fact we all need to address. Complaining helps so much, action is required to make the HUGE changes that need to happen immediately. “If you...

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The Best Type of Beekeeping Available

The Best Type of Beekeeping Available

Biodynamic beekeeping is a holistic approach to apiculture that respects the integrity of the bee colony and integrates beekeeping practices into the broader landscape and rhythms of nature. This method builds on the principles of biodynamic agriculture, which itself...

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How to Farm

How to Farm

Most of our health problems boils down to one industry, farming and agriculture. Air, water and land pollution are wreaking havoc on our mental and physical health. Pollinators and other living organisms are fighting for survival and suffering the same. How can we...

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Poison Hemlock Forest in Reno

Poison Hemlock Forest in Reno

Poison Hemlock Can Kill You in 3 Hours or Less | Truckee River Outbreak 2017 Dorostkar Park in Reno Nv Closed because of Storm Damage and Poison Hemlock Infestation (view verified facts on Department of Agriculture Website here) Large areas of The Truckee River and...

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Reno Votes Out Toxic Pesticides

Reno Votes Out Toxic Pesticides

In a significant environmental move, Andy Bass, Reno's director of parks, recreation, and community services, announced in late May that Wingfield and Barbara Bennett parks would transition to being pesticide-free. This announcement was met with applause during a City...

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Soldiers Find Comfort in Beekeeping

Soldiers Find Comfort in Beekeeping

Beekeeping: A Natural Remedy for Healing the Mind and Soul In recent years, the therapeutic benefits of beekeeping have garnered attention as an unconventional yet profoundly effective method for easing the symptoms of PTSD, CPTSD, brain injury, and anxiety. This...

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Beekeeping is Good For You

Beekeeping is Good For You

Research indicates that beekeeping can offer significant benefits to both mental and physical health. A study highlighted by the University of Sussex explored how beekeeping and spending time outdoors have positively impacted mental health and well-being during the...

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No Harvest Honeybee Hives

No Harvest Honeybee Hives

Imagining a Kinder Future in Bee Conservation! I am creating these sculptures to be placed in gardens around Reno and the world. The No-Harvest Honeybee Hive, crafted with love here in Reno Why It's Unique: These hives are designed not only as stunning pieces of art...

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Bee Hotel in Reno Nv

Bee Hotel in Reno Nv

https://www.rgj.com/story/money/business/2014/12/17/rsar-selects-build-better-block-project-winner/20563171/ Bee Garden Project was selected as the inaugural Realtors Build a Better Block project. The Pesticide Free Bee Garden Project received the most votes in a...

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Poison Hemlock Rash

Poison Hemlock Rash

What does a Poison Hemlock rash look like? Some of the common symptoms of Poison Hemlock poisoning are : Nausea Confusion Sweating Shallow Breathing Losing Consciousness Poison Hemlock rash could start out as a lite red rash and expand to a large area that burns when...

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Honeybee Relocator Services

Honeybee Relocator Services

Today was a super busy and exciting day. A sweet couple in Carson City Nevada called asking for help with the swarms of honeybees that were hanging out in their backyard. There must of been at least 30,000 honeybees hanging in their pine tree. Two huge honeybee swarms...

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