Posts Tagged: pollinators

Poisoned Pollinators Provision »

A third of our food is pollinated by birds, bats, and insects. Native pollinators alone provide an estimated $3 billion in crop pollination services to farmers every year. So why is there a damaging attack on pollinators in the Farm Bill? The 2018 Farm Bill includes a destructive attack on the Endangered Species Act (ESA)… Read more »

Yellow-faced bumblebee, © Peter Pearsall/USFWS

Protecting our Pollinators in the Golden State »

California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation confirmed the most widely used neonicotinoid – imdacloprid – is highly toxic to bees. Clearly, we need to ensure that higher levels of neonicotinoids, and other pesticides like it, are more intensely regulated in the name of the health of our pollinators.

Bumble Bee, © Foster Lea

Species Spotlight–Bees »

From songbirds to grizzly bears to us—we all rely on bees for much of our food supply. Find out more about these important pollinators.