Archive for November, 2010
National bee project includes site in Fallbrook
Published on November 25, 2010
Fallbrook Village News
Issue 47, Volume 14
FALLBROOK – The decline in the number of bees has become a priority nationwide in farmed landscapes. In six regions of the United States (California, Oregon, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Florida and New England), pollinator demonstration projects are being conducted to see if improving or adding native habitats can improve bee health and numbers.
Butterfly lands county in legal jam
Published on November 11, 2010
By: Hannah Hoffman, Yamhill News Register
When the Yamhill County commissioners voted 2-1 in May to reject a federal grant to develop a local habitat conservation plan, Commissioner Mary Stern warned, “We just threw away $391,000 that we’ll never get back, and that could have protected us against future liability.”
Threatened Butterfly, Plant May Mean Trouble For Yamhill County
Published on November 8, 2010
By: Rob Manning, Oregon Public Broadcasting
A rare butterfly and the threatened plant it lives on, may land Yamhill County in court. Rob Manning reports on a lawsuit threat, filed Monday.
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