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Restoring Eden- Help Honey Bees and Pollinators in Your Home Garden or Landscape Resource List

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Plants for Pollinators

Pollinator Partnership Cascade Mixed Forest Planting Guide: https://pollinator.org/PDFs/Guides/CascadeMixedrx8FINAL.pdf

Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies: http://www.xerces.org/announcing-the-publication-of-attracting-native-pollinators/

Pollinator ID

Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies: http://www.xerces.org/announcing-the-publication-of-attracting-native-pollinators/

Bee Smart’ Pollinator ID App: http://pollinator.org/beesmartapp.htm

Neonicotinoids

The Organic View Radio Show -June Stoyer and Thom Theobald interview international bee experts: http://www.theorganicview.com/category/bees/

Boulder Co. Beekeepers. Thom Theobald’s Corner- Thom speaks out about Clothianidin and neonics. Links to research: http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/toms-corner/

Neonicotinoid Research/Publications

Systemic Pesticides: A Disaster in the Making.  Dutch toxicologist Dr. Hank Tennekes discusses carcinogenic effect of neonicotinoids: http://www.disasterinthemaking.com/about_the_author.html

Sub-lethal exposure to neonicotinoids impaired honey bees winterization before proceeding to colony collapse disorder. Bulletin of Insectology: http://www.bulletinofinsectology.org/pdfarticles/vol67-2014-125-130lu.pdf
The Task Force on Systemic Pesticides: http://www.tfsp.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/WIA-MB.pdf

 

Interview with Dr. Alex Lu, Associate Professor of Environmental Exposure Biology at Harvard talking about his latest research on honeybees and neonicotinoids titled Sub-lethal Exposure To Neonicotinoids Impaired Honeybees Winterization Before Proceeding To Colony Collapse Disorder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KGPR2qkKmY

Local Pollinator Gardens/Organic Resources

Whitson Elementary School, Columbia High School Pollinator Gardens

Humbleroots Nursery- Native Plants: Humbleroots nursery.com

Dirt Hugger- Organic Compost: Dirthugger.com

Grow Organic- Plants, Amendments, Classes: Groworganics.org

Melissa Bees- Landscape Design/Build/Maintenance: Melissabees.com

Take Action

Pollinator Defense Council: http://pollinatorstewardship.org/?page_id=2538

Center for Food Safety: http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/take-action

Xerces Society: http://www.xerces.org/take-action-to-protect-pollinators/

 

 

 

 

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