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BEES are the new Bats!

By Susan Bartlett Austinites have come to love their bats. The Congress Avenue Bridge is home to over 1 million Mexican free-tailed bats.  Despite initial fear and ignorance of these now Austin icons, these bats have become an eco-tourism...

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Research Schmee-search!

By Duane Pool In light of recent Federal Department of Agriculture (F.D.A.) reports regarding Colony Collapse Disorder, the need for independent research has become even more crucial in the fight to save the honey bee. Corporate research has...

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97 Foods At Risk!

By Kathie Martel Goldsmith Children as young as the third grade understand the basic concept of pollination. They understand that pretty flowers attract insects that stop in for a snack. In the process of gathering snacks from each flower, the...

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Power-Packed Honey

By Idolina Maldonado Humans have been using natural sweeteners, such as sugar and honey, for thousands of years. India has manufactured cane sugar granules for over two thousand years and Southeast Asia has used sugar cane juice long before that...

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Bee Rescue, Maya Style!

By Duane Pool We thought you and your kids might enjoy a BEE-utiful video from “Maya the Bee.” Join  Maya as she and Willy help their friend Max the worm out of trouble. As they Bee-friend some other great insects for a great rescue...

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Tell Us How You REALLY Feel!

Check out a short video clip of our dedicated BEE-CZAR, Walter Schumacher as he provides a colorful demonstration of how keeping your cool around these industrious pollinators helps you not get stung. Remember Bees are your friends! Save Your...

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Honey Bees Going Extinct?

Photo Credit: http://ow.ly/lTvB0 By Duane Pool The in-depth 2009 documentary, Vanishing of the Bees directed by George Langworthy and Maryam Henein, brilliantly illustrates the disappearance of honey bees around the world and explains some of the...

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Austin Chronicle Rocks!

Hey, Bee Lovers! Check out our most recent press coverage in The Austin Chronicle. Read what BEE-CZAR Beekeeper, Walter Schumacher, has to say about the urgent need to preserve these bees and bring their honey to your store shelves! View LIVE...

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