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Flora and Fauna | Nation

US Puts Bumblebee On The Endangered Species List For 1st Time

Jan. 12, 2017 12:22 a.m.

The protected designation for the rusty patched bumble bee is also the first of its kind for a bee species in the continental U.S. It has seen a dramatic decline in numbers and territory.

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.

Efforts To Help Bumblebees

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

Environment | Flora and Fauna

Efforts To Help Bumblebees

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

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

Environment | local

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.

Stung By Pesticides And Disease, Rusty Patched Bumblebee Now Endangered

Jan. 13, 2017 5:29 p.m.

The dramatic decline in the bumblebee population is causing concern because the rusty patched, and other bumblebees, are critical pollinators.

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.

Environment | Flora and Fauna

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.

Environment | Flora and Fauna | local

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.

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.

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Beeswax Ship; Electric Drag Racing; Native Bumblebees

July 16, 2013 2:46 p.m.

Beeswax Ship; Electric Drag Racing; Native Bumblebees

Oregon Field Guide

Native Bumblebees

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

Oregon’s native bumblebees are disappearing.

Native Bumblebees

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

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