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Local beekeepers grow population as activists target garden centers

More than 250,000 people have signed an online petition asking major garden centers to stop treating their plants with pesticides that have been shown to contribute to the collapse of honey bee colonies.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: bees, beekeeping, American University, SumofUs.org petition, Eve Bratman, Beekeeping Society, MEgan Cloherty

How to avoid, treat bee and wasp stings

You may want to be on the lookout for bees and wasps this time of year because you're most likely to get stung by them in the late summer or early fall.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 07:29am EDT

Tags: Joan Jones, stings, wasp