Category Archives: bee habitat reno

Getting Good Things Done For Nevadans – A Year in Review

Thank you for wanting to learn more about Bee Habitat and our work. Our intentions are to save our pollinators, reduce pesticides and their affects on our health as well as pets and wildlife. We have accomplished a great deal in a relatively short amount of time. Most of the work we do involves a… Read More »

Pesticide Free Parks in Northern Nevada and Beyond!

Reported by: Jaime Hayden Email: jhayden@mynews4.com source : http://www.mynews4.com/news/local/story/City-of-Reno-beginning-pesticide-free-pilot/DjzP_8LT6kStMYejN8ruOQ.cspx City of Reno beginning pesticide free pilot program RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) — A pesticide free training took place at Reno City Hall Tuesday. City officials learned alternative ways to keep Reno parks green, but with more natural products. “We just want to get out… Read More »

The Biggest Little Pollinator Fair in Reno Nevada

The Biggest Little Pollinator Fair will feature craft vendors, tasting stations, hands-on activities, and info sessions on native pollinators, strategies for attracting them and how to plan a pollinator garden. When:   June 13 2015 1 – 4 PM Where: Urban Roots Farm 3001 W. 4th Street Reno, Nevada How: Free! All ages! $5 suggested donation… Read More »

Observation Bee Hives – Reno Bees have safe haven from pesticides

  Thank you Barbara for the cute Bee Socks and Organic Sunflower Seeds! https://www.facebook.com/barbara.rainey.5   KTVN Channel 2 – Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video – Happy Friday Everyone! Here are the videos from yesterdays news coverage. Please help a girl out and go comment on the news videos and articles. Remind them that plants treated with… Read More »

Nevada Native Pollinators In Trouble

How can you help protect our native pollinators? 1. Buy organic as often as you can. This reduces the pesticide loads in our communities, helping pollinators, pets and our children long term health. 2. Plant only organic Trees, Shrubs and Flowers. Ask for NEONIC free plants at your local or online garden shop. 3.  Install… Read More »

Nevada’s First Bee/Insect Hotel at Galena Visitor Center

After months of work, we have our first certified Bee Habitat in place. Please come out and help us complete the Bee Hotel. We need the following donations: – Terracotta or clay flower pots – Roof tiling – Honeycombed bricks – Breakthroughs logs – mixture of clay and straw – hollow steams (reed, bamboo,) –… Read More »

How to save the bees?

Honeybees, leaf cutter bees, butterflies, lady bugs and all kinds of pollinators are in a fight for their life. Why? Bee Habitat loss. Top 5 Reasons Why our Friendly Bugs are disappearing at an alarming rate: 1. Loss of habitat: Ever expanding shopping malls, apartment complexes and mini mansions are eating up what is left… Read More »

Money for Bee’s

Pesticide-free bee garden a winner with realtors December 12, 2014 by Miriam Hodgman Leave a Comment The Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS® (RSAR) has announced that the Pesticide Free 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 public… Read More »

Bee Safe Pollinator Garden

We are reviewing/considering moving forward with a pollinator garden at The Galena Visitor Center. Please find attached plans and information regarding this bee garden. I feel we could create curriculum to tie into the bee garden and hotel that would enrich the existing programs, classes and events you host currently for The Great Basin Institute.… Read More »