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Beekeeping – The Truth Shall Set Us Free

Spring welcomes our daydreams and longings to bee outside in the blossoming landscape. Trees budding with pollen, fragrance and color, inspire a warm feeling of love for all life. The warm, teasing’s of what Summer will bring (hopefully sooner than later) remind me of my childhood days, playing in the forests of Eastern Tennessee, running… Read More »

Organic Yards – 10,000 Mini Pollinator Sanctuaries

Is your yard grown organically? Chances are, probably not. Did you know that all of the plants, seeds, trees, shrubs, flowers, soil and compost you that you buy for your yard contains pesticides and other chemicals that you cannot “wash” off? That’s right! Neonicotinoids are pesticides that last up to 13 years on plants that… Read More »

Bee Documentary – Pollinator Activist Shares Her Secret to Saving the bees

SANDY ROWLEY: THE BEE LADY OF RENO News Source : http://www.respectfulrevolution.org/#/road/videos/sandy_rowley_bee_lady_reno February 14, 2017 • Reno, NV It’s not everyday that a citizen, however concerned and dedicated, can get any level of power – public or private – to change course, even when it’s a matter of the common good. Meet the incredible Sandy Rowley,… Read More »

10,000 Organic Lawns in Reno

Join me at 1 Million Cups on February 15th @ 9 am, to learn about our most exciting project to help create 10000 homes as organic pollinator corridors in Washoe County. Free coffee and treats served. Learn how we are helping to create 10,000 organic front & back yards throughout Reno Nevada. Located at Swill… Read More »

On Saving the Honey Bee

Gunther Hauk is the co-founder of Spikenard Farm, a biodynamic and organic honey bee sanctuary. In this video he describes some of the problems facing our honey bees and offers hope of solutions. This is a fund raising video for a DVD that Gunther will be making. He runs Spikenard Farm Honey Bee Sanctuary, a… Read More »

Bee Loved

Our New Bee T Shirt Designs are in! We appreciate your support with our mission to create organic pollinator corridors around the world. Click here to buy your bee shirt and choose your colors!

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

Recycle those old plant containers and help save our bees!

Help Us Grow Organic, Bee Friendly Flowers for our climate! Over 80% of all “bee friendly” flowers and plants you buy at small and large garden shops, contain toxic chemicals that harm the health of bees and other friendly pollinators. Help Bee Habitat create a city wide corridor of organically grown flowers, trees and plants… Read More »

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 »

GOOD NEWS FOR BEES! and us too ;)

  The White House released today, National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators http://apps.washingtonpost.com/g/documents/politics/national-strategy-to-promote-the-health-of-honey-bees-and-other-pollinators/1554/ (see accompanying story by the Washington Post at http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/whats-all-the-obama-buzz-about-bees/2015/05/18/5ebd1580-fd6a-11e4-805c-c3f407e5a9e9_story.html) How timely!  It’s Wildflower Week this week, and Pollinator Week is just around the corner (June 15-21; http://pollinator.org/pollinator_week_2014.htm) It’s time to engage, Colleagues and Partners!  We are… Read More »

Bee’s stunned and dying after corn field treated with deadly NEONICS

Bees and Neonicotinoid Corn this video from a large apiary (1,300+ hives) in Minnesota is going to turn up the heat exponentially on Monsanto and the EPA relative to the effects of neonicontinoids on bees and the need to immediately ban these substances as they have recently done in Europe. Please share the video far… Read More »

Reno Garden Shops : Selling Poisonous Flowers?

Bad Buzz: Studies Say Neonic Pesticides Hurt Wild Bees A common type of pesticide is dramatically harming wild bees, according to a new in-the-field study that outside experts say may help shift the way the U.S. government looks at a controversial class of chemicals. But in the study published by the journal Nature on Wednesday,… Read More »

Bee Sting Therapy Good for your Health?

For those of us lucky enough to grow up playing in our yards, barefoot, running wild through the weeds, wildflowers and grass, you were most certain to get stung by a honey bee. Often, I would get stung by a bee, playing in the back yard. I remember running into my grandmothers house, in a… 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 »

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 »