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Who Speaks for Canada’s Wild Bees?

Who Speaks for Canada’s Wild Bees? The news for honey bees is grim. Again. The Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists (CAPA) delivered their national report on winter-kill of honey bees. Ontario’s loss at 58 %, a ... Read More

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Our Fearless Volunteers

Our Fearless Volunteers

Friends of the Earth would not be able to accomplish what we have without our dedicated volunteers, working to help us stand on guard for Mother Nature. This summer, as you know, our focus has been The Bee Cause, educating the public about the use of bee-killing pesticides in their garden plants and urging municipal […]

Filed in Blog, The Bee Cause by on July 31, 2014
Local Governments Step Up To Support Bee Health – So Can You

Local Governments Step Up To Support Bee Health – So Can You

Prince Edward County took a step that all communities can take. They passed a resolution asking the federal and provincial governments to declare a moratorium on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides as soon as possible pending further study. While they are very clear that agriculture is the foundation of their municipality, they also state the […]

Who Speaks for Canada’s Wild Bees?

Who Speaks for Canada’s Wild Bees?

The news for honey bees is grim. Again. The Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists (CAPA) delivered their national report on winter-kill of honey bees. Ontario’s loss at 58 %, a jaw-dropping number, is homogenized into the average for the country at 25% – still considered high when compared to the “acceptable” winter losses considered to […]