Archive for October, 2007

Bee tragedy averted in Santa Cruz County?

Published on October 11, 2007

Posted: Thursday, Oct 11th, 2007 BY: ROGER SIDEMAN When last we heard from honeybees, the buzz was bad. A new ailment had emerged last winter, causing bee colonies around the country to mysteriously flee, and fueling fears that the vanishing honeybee would threaten crops that depend on bees for pollination. But Santa Cruz County’s honeybees Read more …

Plight Of The Bumblebee

Published on October 8, 2007

CBS News GRANTS PASS, Ore., Oct. 8, 2007 (AP) Looking high and low, Robbin Thorp can no longer find a species of bumblebee that just five years ago was plentiful in northwestern California and southwestern Oregon. Thorp, an emeritus professor of entomology from the University of California at Davis, found one solitary worker last year along Read more …