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US Government Introduces Pollinator Action Plan To Save Honey Bees 143

Posted by samzenpus
from the won't-somebody-please-think-of-the-bees? dept.
An anonymous reader writes The White House has announced a federal strategy to reverse a decline in the number of honeybees and other pollinators in the United States. Obama has directed federal agencies to use research, land management, education and public/private partnerships to advance honeybee and other pollinator health and habitats. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Agriculture Department will lead a multi-agency task force to develop a pollinator health strategy and action plan within six months. As part of the plan, the USDA announced $8 million in funding for farmers and ranchers in five states who establish new habitats for honeybee populations.
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US Government Introduces Pollinator Action Plan To Save Honey Bees

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