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Participants can park and meet at Ryder's Woods for a short woodland walk to the pollinator garden.
The researchers expressed concern over the increase in these crops because it indicates a rapid expansion of industrial farming, which is associated with environmentally damaging practices such as large monocultures and pesticide use which threaten pollinators and can undermine productivity.
At the Federal level, only four bills were passed during the 17-year period that addressed pollinator health.
But beyond commemorating the birth of the father of beekeeping, World Bee Day acknowledged the role of bees and other pollinators in ensuring food security, human health and biodiversity conservation, all of which are key factors in sustainable development.
The day, dedicated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2017 and first observed last year, focuses on the essential role of bees and other pollinators in aiding the production of food crops.
"Wildflowers and pollinators rely on each other for survival.
Providing technical expertise is the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BCT), which is monitoring pollinator populations across all six farms.
Diseases are believed to be just one of a number of reasons for the loss of pollinators, alongside pesticides and intensive farming, which reduces the diversity of insects' nutrition.
"Our Action Plan for Pollinators in Wales sets out how we will provide diverse and connected flower-rich habitats for pollinators and raise awareness of their importance.
A third of all world agricultural production depends on pollinator services, beekeepers say, while "one of the three fruit bites we take daily and the image of beautiful flowers in the fields is the result of pollinators (bees, butterflies, beetles and other insects)."
None of these businesses can flourish without pollinators. Providing CBT tax credits to people who take action to protect pollinators is a fiscally responsible way to keep our Jersey Fresh products growing strong for generations," Bateman said.View the full article from NJBIZ at http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180914/NJBIZ01/180919916/lawmakers-buzzing-about-proposed-beekeeper-tax-credits.
WHY ARE MULTIPLE SPECIES OF POLLINATORS SO IMPORTANT?