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Efforts To Help Bumblebees

Jan. 12, 2015 4:10 a.m.

Flora and Fauna | Environment

Efforts To Help Bumblebees

Sept. 19, 2013 4:57 p.m.

A look at some efforts to help declining bumblebee populations in the region.

local | Environment

Xerces Society Calls For Increased Bumblebee Regulation

Jan. 13, 2010 4:53 p.m.

A local conservation group is helping lead an effort to put more regulations on domestic bumblebee shipments.

Environment

Bumblebees Make Sudden Disappearance

Oct. 9, 2007 9:38 a.m.

One of the West Coast’s leading bee scientists says four species of bumblebees may be approaching extinction – including one native to southern Oregon.

Science | Flora and Fauna

Bumblebees' Little Hairs Can Sense Flowers' Electric Fields

June 7, 2016 7:35 p.m.

The fields bend the hairs and that generates a nerve signal, scientists say.

Penalties Of $2,800 Issued For Wilsonville Bee Deaths

Dec. 20, 2013 8:52 p.m.

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has fined pesticide company Collier Arbor Care and four of its employees for the deaths of thousands of bumblebees.

Flora and Fauna | Environment

Oregon Restricts Pesticides Responsible For Bee Die-offs

Nov. 22, 2013 1:31 p.m.

The Oregon Department of Agriculture is restricting the use of two pesticide ingredients implicated in the deaths of more than 50,000 bumblebees earlier this year.

Urban Pollination Project

Jan. 12, 2015 4:10 a.m.

A group of Seattle gardeners are in the midst of a bee experiment that requires tomato plants and tuning forks. The results could shed light on what a future could look like without bumblebees.

local | Flora and Fauna | Environment

Blumenauer Wants To Suspend Bee-Killing Pesticide

July 12, 2013 9:41 p.m.

Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer is proposing a bill that would suspend the use of the pesticide that killed an estimated 50,000 bumblebees in Wilsonville recently.

local | News | OPB News Blog

Top Stories: Eugene Bee 'Die Off' Investigated, OSU-Cascades Considers Student Housing

June 19, 2014 2:09 p.m.

Headlines for Thursday, June 19: If the Highway Trust Fund ends, Oregon will miss out on $470 million in funds for highway programs, a wildfire near Hood River covers about 12 acres, and investigators probe a Eugene bee "die-off."

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Native Bumblebees

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Oregon Field Guide

Native Bumblebees

Nov. 13, 2008 8:30 p.m.

Oregon’s native bumblebees are disappearing.

Beeswax Ship; Electric Drag Racing; Native Bumblebees

July 16, 2013 2:46 p.m.

Beeswax Ship; Electric Drag Racing; Native Bumblebees

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