25,000 Dead Bees in Target Store Parking Lot: The blooming linden trees in the Target parking lot had been sprayed with Safari, a pesticide produced by Valent Professional Products, to protect the plants from aphid attack. However, the active ingredient in Safari was the chemical dinotefuran, an insect-killing poison chemically similar to nicotine. These nicotine-like pesticides, known as neonicotinoids kill bees, along with a wide range of other insects. - Discovery News
Feeding Honeybees in Winter Video. Part of our Beekeeping 101 video series. watch here: http://www.gardenfork.tv/feeding-bees-in-winter-beginning-beekeeping These are dead HoneyBees near sugar cake, where they clustered to stay warm.