Category Archives: bee hotel

How To Save Our Bees 2 Part Videos

Sandy Rowley presents at the 9th Annual Treatment Free Beekeepers Conference in Oracle Arizona 2016. Thank you Solomon Parker of the Treatment Free Beekeepers group for creating and sharing the videos. You can learn how to become a good beekeeper (there is a difference) here: http://parkerfarms.biz/ How to Save Bees, and me… Part 1 Part 2

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 »

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 »