Tag: Wild Honey

CTBR – Latest Developments

Latest Developments The honey bee, (Apis mellifera) is in danger! Under constant assault from pesticides on their food source. Starving from a lack of diversity in their local foraging. Being squished, swatted or sprayed. No wonder they are...

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New Fountain of Youth?

By Allison Luxenberg The Fountain of Youth may have met its match! Homemade beauty products featuring honey are a cost effective all natural alternative to commercial products. Honey, traditionally known as a natural sweetener, usually in hot...

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Keep the Honey Flowing

Here’s a great article about Walter in the My San Antonio Local news that highlights the Central Texas Bee Rescue team and their on going efforts to keep the peace between humans and bees.  “Bee Rescue Keeps Bees Alive and Honey Flowing” By...

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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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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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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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