This morning I received an email with an important article and link to a downloadable Save the Honeybees Toolkit. Thought you might be interested. We need your help!!!! If you like to eat, then saving the bees matters to you!!! Here's the article, and here's the link:
Create a bee haven. Talk to neighbors. Spread the word.
Bees are in trouble. In the U.S., they’ve been dying off at alarming rates since 2006 and beekeepers continue to report staggering annual losses.
Toolkit: Bee the Change
Download this toolkit for simple tips and actions to help protect bees from harmful pesticides and keep the pressure on policymakers. Download here»
While policymakers remain resolutely stuck — and have yet to take swift action to address theknown causes of bee die-offs — home gardeners, backyard beekeepers and concerned individuals across the country have been stepping up to protect our favorite pollinators.
This groundswell of support for bees is inspiring and important, but we need to keep building momentum — and we need to press for policy change.
Download the toolkit for simple tips and actions to help protect bees from harmful pesticides and keep the pressure on policymakers.
Whether you create a safe haven in your yard, write a letter to the editor, or chat with your neighbors about the importance of protecting pollinators, your actions will make a difference.
Posted by Marcie
@ 10:40 AM EDT