Pollinators Hearing Scheduled for December 9

beeNext week in St. Paul there will a hearing on pollinators on Monday, December 9, 2013, at 1:00 PM in Room 5 of the State Office Building. Much has been written about neonicotinoid insecticides and the possible risk to pollinators, including bees and monarch butterflies.

The 2013 Minnesota Legislature passed H.F. 976 which included directives that the Minnesota Department of Agriculture develop pollinator habitat Best Management Practices (and submit to the legislature a Pollinator Report. More information is available at the MDA’s website.

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