Bees, bee-killing and Marin creeks

April 1, 2013

Monday’s Bay Area nature news digest:

  • Hives run out of room, bees swarm. Time to call your friendly, local beekeeper. [Contra Costa Times]
  • Popular Tahoe ski resort fined $94k for dumping in the environment. [Associated Press]
  • This is what the Berkeley Marina looks like with a cruise ship parked off-shore. [Berkeleyside]
  • Marin says no to development along creeks, but residents still have questions. [Marin Independent Journal]
  • Canal Community Garden opens in San Rafael. [Marin Independent Journal]
  • California wants to allow bee-killing pesticide to be used for rice farming. [Associated Press]
About the Author

Alison Hawkes was a Bay Nature editor from 2011-2017. Before Bay Nature she worked in journalism for more than a decade as a former newspaper reporter turned radio producer turned web editor with each rendition bringing her closer to her dream of covering environmental issues. She co-founded Way Out West, a site dedicated to covering Bay Area environmental news.