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Making the Case for Better Coffee through Bees

By now it’s common knowledge that bees are in jeopardy throughout the world. As agricultural practices have intensified and pesticide use has increased, bee populations are being decimated. New research…

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“Bee-Friendly” Plants May Harm Bees

EUGENE, Ore. — A new report finds so-called “bee-friendly” plants may actually be harming bees. Researchers found that home garden plants sold at Lowes, Walmart and Home Depot have been pretreated with pesticides shown to harm and kill bees. The study was released by Friends of the Bees and allies, including Beyond Toxics. Researchers found … Continue reading »

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State Investigating Eugene Bee Deaths

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Agriculture is investigating why hundreds of bees are dying in a west Eugene neighborhood. Bee advocates say something needs to be done soon to prevent more insect deaths. Glass Tree Care and Spray Service says it performed tree maintenance on Jacobs Lane. In a statement, the company says … Continue reading »

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GloryBee Foods Hosts Bee Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — Veteran and novice beekeepers are coming together this weekend for GloryBee Foods Annual Bee Weekend. The GloryBee Foods parking lot just off Highway 99 was filled with vendors and visitors for the 40th year. There are demonstrations and you can try some free honey. Organizers say it’s a great opportunity to learn … Continue reading »

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When the Bees Go, We Go (A Film Review)

Queen of the Sun comes to Eugene – April 22: Film.com calls Queen of the Sun, “Stunning… as soulful as it is scientific, as uplifting as it is alarming.” Shawn Levy at the Oregonian calls it, “Entertaining, gorgeous, and relevant.”

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