Seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii’s only native bees, have been added for protection under the Endangered Species Act. This is a first for bees in the United States.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) wants to include a ban on pesticides linked to declining bee health in next year’s farm bill, one of several initiatives he is pushing in the legislation to reauthorize agriculture and nutrition programs. Read moreRead More »
Rusty Patched Bumble Bee, found in eastern and midwestern United States and Ontario, Canada – A petition to list the species as endangered or threatened “… is warranted …” according to a 12-month finding issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) which proposes to “… list the rusty[…]Read More »