Category Archives: Neonics

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 »

Are Garden Shops Killing Bees?

Declining populations of European honeybees, native bees and other pollinators have been well documented over the past few years. Research indicates that a combination of factors have contributed to this decline. These factors include habitat loss, poor nutrition, parasites such as the varroa mite, pathogens such as fungi and viruses, and exposure to pesticides. The… Read More »

Bee Habitats

Did you know that most flowers and plants at your local garden shop have been contaminated by bee killing neonics? Most garden shops and nursuries treat their plants with a form of systemic herbicide or pesticide that stays with the plants for up to 4 years. You cannot wash this chemical off. When a bee,… Read More »