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East Kootenay Beekeepers Fall Educational Meeting

Got the following e-mail from Lance Cuthill;   East Kootenay Beekeepers Fall Educational Meeting   WHEN: October 21 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm WHERE: Cranbrook Library – Manual Arts Room WHO: Beekeepers & Interested Persons COST: $5.00 – Coffee Provided BRING: Paper, Pen & Items for Sale START 1:00 pm WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS 1. Report from… Continue reading East Kootenay Beekeepers Fall Educational Meeting

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Queen bees less likely to lay after insecticide exposure

Queen bees less likely to lay eggs, start colony after insecticide exposure - Kate Bueckert, CBC News Queen bumblebees exposed to niamethoxam, a commonly used insecticide, are less likely to build colonies, which according to researchers could lead to extinction. Photo: Victoria Wickens/University of Reading "Creating new bee colonies is vital for the survival of… Continue reading Queen bees less likely to lay after insecticide exposure