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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.

Efforts To Help Bumblebees

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

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.

Science | Nation | Flora and Fauna | Environment | Food

Heavy Loads Of Pollen May Shift Flight Plans Of The Bumblebee

Aug. 4, 2015 2:52 p.m.

Foraging bumblebees can pick up nearly half their weight in pollen before heading home to the hive, research shows. All that weight tucked into hollows on their hind legs can complicate flying.

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 | Environment | Food

Climate Change Is Shrinking Bumblebee Range

July 10, 2015 5:04 p.m.

Wild bees are some of nature's busiest pollinators of crops and flowers. But new evidence suggests a warming climate has left bumblebees with a shrinking range of places to live.

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.

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.

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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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