Tag Archives: pesticides

Alternatives to Pesticides and Herbicides

Why I train people from around the world on PESTICIDE Alternatives Let me tell you my experience with pesticides and why I am totally against them now. I started in the pest industry in Florida in 1972. We used to drive cars and not trucks and keep all the chemicals on the front seat next… Read More »

NDOT Fails To Warn Motorists 2 4 D Ahead

NDOT broke Federal Law June 30 2016 on I 80 East at around 12:40 PM Pacific Time. Laws broken: – Spraying when temperatures were over 85 degrees – Failure to protect persons in area from pesticide drift – Spraying during time of day when pollinators are most active. – Spraying within 250 feet of a… Read More »

It’s Madness to Routinely Expose Children To Poisons Just to maintain the cosmetic appearance of your lawn!

Why are people so in love with their weed killers, synthetic fertilizers, leaf blowers and pesticides? Even with all the mounting evidence that weeds are growing resistant to weed killers and insects are doing the same with insecticides… we still hold onto the “dream” that these man made chemicals will make your life easier, popular,… Read More »

Label GMO Nevada and local citizens take on Big Ag in Reno!

  MYTH BUSTERS & FACTS @ Reno City Hall June 8th 2016. Just Label it already! City asked to support a motion to label genetically engineered foods in the state of Nevada. Help support Label GMO Nevada. Outrageous myths shared by Nevada Department of Agriculture, Future Farmers of America, Dairy Farmers Board Rep and Big Box… 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 »

This Wednesday @ Reno City Hall!

From Lisa Hill – Reno, Nv Please consider submitting comments about the recent use of 2,4-D in the West Wash Dam area near Keystone Ave. for the Wednesday June 8 Reno City Council meeting. You may submit comments by: using an electronic public comment form by clicking this link. writing to the contacts below, or… 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 »

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 »

300,00 deaths per year Pesticides in USA!

“The total number of pesticide poisonings in the United States is estimated to be 300,000/year) (EPA, 1992).” -The incidence of cancer in the US ranges from 10,000 to 15,000 cases per year. If the incidence of cancer among Latino farm workers per year were applied to the rest of the US population, there would be… Read More »

Our Agenda for Washoe County

Meeting with local park officials Tuesday Aug 26th 2014. Coming up next for Bee Habitat, next week, we are meeting with the City of Reno and Washoe County park officials to discuss converting all public parks to a pesticide free park plan. When?       Aug 26th 2014 @ 1:30 Where?    Washoe County Community Services Department      @… Read More »