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Local bee deaths spark new rules

More than five months after about 50,000 bumblebees died en masse in Hillsboro and Wilsonville, Oregon Department of Agriculture officials have imposed labeling requirements and educational outreach plans designed to protect bees and other pollinators. Starting in 2014, the ODA … Continue reading

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Oregon restricts insecticides after bumblebee deaths

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has restricted the use of two insecticides to help protect pollinators, including honeybees. The action comes after thousands of bumblebees were killed this summer with a misapplication of insecticides on European linden trees, according to … Continue reading

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