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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 »

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 »

Pollinator Corridor & Art Gardens throughout Reno Nevada!

Convert Unsightly Vacant Lots in Reno to Pollinator Art Garden Walking Tours The City of Reno currently has hundreds of vacant lots being managed on city budget. We are working to create a beautiful and creative use for these properties… a city wide pollinator corridor with native, USDA Certified organic flowers, trees & shrubs as… Read More »

City of Reno Pesticide Free Parks

Reno Nevada Working towards Pesticide free! Sandy Rowley, a local activist, worked for the better part of a year to educate local authorities on pollinator friendly alternatives to managing school playgrounds, parks and public spaces. She secured a national non profit, Beyond Pesticides and their experts in organic land care to train over 45 municipalities… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »