Boulder Gets “Bee Happy” to Prevent Hive Loss

Recognizing their importance, and in alignment with regional and national trends to support bee-safe practices, Boulder’s City Council recently took major steps to encourage citywide bee-friendly initiatives. The city passed Resolution No. 1159, A Resolution Concerning the Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides in the City of Boulder, in May 2015, and declared September 2015 Pollinator Appreciation Month – a cross-departmental effort with the goal of encouraging our community to celebrate our pollinators and take steps to protect them.

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