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EPIC NEWS!!!
TRUE BLOOD DONATES TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR THE HONEYBEES!!
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Signed items for ebay auction to benefit HONEYLOVE.org (Los Angeles based nonprofit conservation organization with a mission to protect the honeybees and inspire and educate new urban beekeepers).

Charity auction includes: True Blood reel, Rolling Stone, and ties signed by Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton) and Kristin Bauer Van Straten (Pam Swynford De Beaufort).

Click here to view live auction on ebay (open through Nov 26, 2011)

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Thank you Alex Monroe for your generous donation to our silent auction!  The Honeybee and Sapphire Necklace is stunning and we are beyond excited to feature it at our Yellow Tie Event!! 

Click here to view more details about the necklace!!

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EVERYONE GET EXCITED – SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL HONEYBEE AWARENESS MONTH!!! 

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Just made up a new case of RAW ORGANIC LOCAL HONEY from our honeybee rescues 
to give to our HoneyLove sponsors!

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BEE BILLBOARD

To promote Britain’s Plan Bee campaign, UK winery Banrock Station created the world’s first bee-powered billboard, composed of 10,000 live bees. Plan Bee aims to campaign against the use of bee-killing pesticides and to inspire people to help bees in their own gardens.

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NRDC ACTION CENTER:

Bees are a critical agricultural resource that help produce $15 billion worth of crops in the United States each year. The recent unexplained mass disappearance of honey bees, called colony collapse disorder, poses a significant threat to honey bees, beekeepers, farmers and our food supply. Most bee experts believe bees could be falling sick due to a combination of factors, including pesticide exposure, invasive parasitic mites, an inadequate food supply and a new virus that targets bees’ immune systems.


Last year Congress recognized colony collapse disorder as a threat and granted the Department of Agriculture emergency funds to study the problem. In addition, the department receives $20 million each year for honey bee research, pest and pathogen surveillance, and other bee-related programs. But to date, the agency has been unable to fully account for how these funds are being used or show any significant results from its work. 

The Agriculture Department should be held accountable for a clear and complete annual report of its progress on all of its duties concerning colony collapse disorder. Moreover, the department should determine what resources are needed to fully address the problem and inform Congress of these needs as soon as possible. 

What to do:
Urge the Department of Agriculture to fulfill its commitment to fight colony collapse disorder. 

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