Will This Effort Help Ban Neonicotinoids In The USA? In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to Michele Colopy, Program Director of the Pollinator Stewardship Council about efforts in Ohio to protect pollinators from these toxic chemicals.
WildLife conservation and preservation articles and information.
USDA’s Controversial Honey Bee Health Survey
On August 1, 2017, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a survey about honey bee health which has outraged honey bee health advocates. The survey infers that honey bee populations are rising. This is shocking news for many honey bee health advocates who have observed the exact opposite. The common belief expressed by honey bee health advocates is that the data is ambiguous and misleading to the uninformed. In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer, discusses this controversial USDA survey with Gene Brandi. Gene Brandi is Owner/operator of Gene Brandi Apiaries since 1978 and currently holds the office of President of the American Beekeeping Federation. Previously, he was President of the California State Beekeepers Association, and has been a member CSBA Board of Directors since 1978. Also, Gene is a board member Project Apis-M, and past Chairman of the National Honey Board.
The Poison Papers Project
Declassified: The Poison Papers Project! Recently, Dr. Jonathan Latham and Carol Van Strum launched “The Poison Papers Project” which reveals decades of collusion between industry and regulators over toxic pesticides and other hazardous chemicals.