Dorothy Bunny Bowen

Bee-Coming Rarer

The Honeybee: Bee-coming Rarer


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The European honeybee has fallen victim to several maladies in recent years: parasitic mites, Colony Collapse Disorder, and general decline. The EPA and the European Union are investigating the widespread use of neonicotinoid insecticides as a major culprit. These are found in many backyard garden treatments, as well as in Advantage flea and tick control for pets.

When buying flowers at nurseries, consider asking about whether the grower used neonics.

These are choices we can make.Bee-coming Rarer