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.