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Peninsula beekeepers divided on the best way to fight a plague

Original post made on Jul 9, 2019

Some treat their hives for mites while others say bees can fight off the invaders on their own.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 3:31 PM

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Posted by CrescentParkAnon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 9, 2019 at 1:13 am

This is the first year that I have not seen a single Honey Bee out pollinating flowers.
I am sure there must be some, I hope.
All I see in my garden are yellowjackets, little buzzing insects, and bumblebees or some kind or another.
I like Honey Bees .... I hope they can bring them back.
Does anyone know if the disappearance of the Honey Bee is due to all the insecticide we use.


Posted by Donny Moscow
a resident of Community Center
on Jul 9, 2019 at 9:41 am

Not only letting new pesticides kill bees, we are now refusing to count the dead.

"On the heels of the EPA’s June approval of a bee-killing pesticide, the White House said it would stop collecting data on declining honey bee populations—potentially making it impossible to analyze the effects of the chemical and the administration’s other anti-science policies on the pollinators."

Numbers, facts, etc.. are fake need. So stop counting.


Love,
Donny Moscow


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