“There’s something calming for me about getting my hands in the dirt,” Jenne Morton told me recently.
William Mares will be speaking at Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. The talk will be held at the Salisbury Meeting House.
You may have thought about offsetting your carbon footprint, but have you ever considered your pollinator footprint? Bee the Change, a Vermont-based organization dedicated to increasing biodiversity through pollination, is asking Vermont businesses, schoo … (read more)
The honey bee is critical to the environment and our survival. Here are some facts about honey bees, drawn from two sources.
The first time I met a tomato hornworm caterpillar in my garden I screamed and ran. What was that!?
I’m thrilled to be part of a county-wide effort to help our native pollinators.
Pollinators have become the new “buzz” word in the last several months. We now have National Pollinator Week, June 20-26!
I was shocked, angry and deeply saddened to read how dire the situation is and how little is being done.
Christopher Ross’ recent piece “Pesticides Threatening Pollinators” was a much-needed examination of the rot that has infested our democracy from top to bottom.
People who tend to honey bees warn that Vermont needs to get serious about regulating neonicotinoid poisons. Legislators passed up their chance to do so.
The Falls Park area in Vergennes by 2023 will have half an acre devoted to providing a friendly habitat for bees and other pollinators, and by two or three years later could have a dog park nearby.
An increasingly popular conservation initiative called No-Mow-May is blooming across the nation.
The free speaker series sponsored by the newly-created Pollinator Pathway of Addison County will continue through March and April.
I am heartened by the enthusiasm and support for a pollinator pathway in Addison County! Thank you to all who are leading this endeavor.
A local group is encouraging people to make their property welcoming to butterflies & bees.
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