Archive for September, 2011


Franklin’s bumble bee on edge of extinction

Published on September 15, 2011

By: Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis, Western Farm Press

Franklin’s bumble bee on edge of extinction


Have you seen this bee?

Published on September 14, 2011

By: Paul Fattig, Mail Tribune

Agency seeks to put Franklin’s bumblebee on endangered list


Seven Hawaiian Bees Deserve, But Don’t Get, Endangered Status

Published on September 8, 2011

Published by Environment News Service

HONOLULU, Hawaii, September 8, 2011 (ENS) – Listing for seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bees as endangered is warranted, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined, but the listing “is not possible at this time due to higher priority actions,” the agency said. The Service has added these seven species of Hawaiian bees to its candidate species list.


Butterflies: catch them before the season flits by

Published on September 3, 2011

By: John D. Carr, Oregon Live

“Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine.”


Hedgerows for pollinators workshop

Published on September 2, 2011

Published By Daily Democrat

Farmers and landowners interested in installing or improving hedgerows on their property may be interested in a workshop at Oakdale Ranch in Esparto on Thursday, Sept. 8.