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Conservationists cry foul at task force response to bee kill off

Bumble Bee doing it's thing pollinating the landscape...

Bumble Bee doing it’s thing pollinating the landscape…


Pollinating bee die offs quite severe due to improper pesticide use.

Pollinating bee die offs quite severe due to improper pesticide use.

When bumblebees started dying off by the millions over the past five years, the cause was quickly traced to the use of a kind of pesticide that was apparently never tested on bees – the primary cross pollinating critter on the planet.

Now that the pesticide is in general use, those on a special Oregon investigative task force are reluctant to ban the pesticide because of the economic effects it would have on growers and nursery outlets.

In a a head-scratcher of a story, conservationists are howling mad – some of whom served on the task force who want the group’s report struck down before it gets to the legislature.

Here’s the story in the Oregonian. Click here.

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