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Reno Patagonia : Free Organic Food, Learn Local Composting too!

Past Event  The composting event was a HUGE success with over 84 people who showed up to learn how to compost in their own homes and communities… Patagonia is hosting an event tonight to help promote composting in Northern Nevada.   I’m excited to see their new digs in downtown Reno. *New address is: Address: 130… 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 »

Ask the City to protect open spaces with policy!

Thank you to everyone that showed up to show your support for healthy parks and open spaces at Reno City Public Comment yesterday. I especially want to thank the couple that made time out of their busy day to share the painful story of the loss of there young son to a form of cancer… Read More »

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 »

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 »