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In California, the honeybee population is so high that the state is facing a severe shortage of pollinators.
Now, the state government is proposing to ban the honeybees from pollinating flowers in order to save the state money.
The proposal, which is still being reviewed, comes in the wake of a series of serious bee-related bee-death cases.
In July, a hive of honeybees was found dead in San Diego County, where the state has a large bee-pollination colony.
Beekeepers have been using the state’s wildflower program to manage the colony, which the California Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates has about 500,000 honeybees.
A total of 4,923 colonies in California have been destroyed since 2010.
Honeybees are a vital part of the state economy.
Honeybees provide pollination for a vast range of crops, including almonds, almonds and cherries, and pollinate nearly 60 percent of the U.S. crops, according to the California Farm Bureau Federation.
They also pollinate more than 20 percent of our vegetables and fruits, according the USDA.
Hennepin County beekeepers have tried to use the wildflower protection program to protect their colonies for decades.
A number of beekeepers lost their livelihoods and families after the honey bees were spotted in recent years.
In June, California’s largest county declared a bee emergency and ordered all non-honeybee-pollinating flower gardens to close.
It also banned all commercial commercial beekeeping operations.
Harmful to bees, the proposal would ban the use of honey bees in commercial flower gardens, and would ban use of commercial honeybee-killing pesticides in those gardens.
The proposal also would ban non-native wildflowers and wildflower nursery products, and require all commercial flower growers to notify the department of any pesticides they use.
California’s beekeepers are concerned about the impacts of the proposal on their livelihood.
Beekeeper, beekeeper, I don’t have the money, said Kevin Ebeling.
He is also the owner of The Bee Farm in Sacramento.
I don’t want to lose my bees, I have enough to keep up my business, Ebelings said.
The beekeepers in the Bee Farm have been fighting the ban in court, but Ebelers family says he has been unable to keep his hive up.
We have not had a honey bee harvest in a long time, he said.
Ebelings bees are one of the many species that have been wiped out by honey bees.
The United States is home to more than 200 species of pollinator.
Pollinator losses in California and across the nation have been blamed for the collapse of bees.
It’s estimated that a quarter of the nation’s honeybee colonies have been lost since the end of the 19th century, according a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
According to a statement from the Department of Environmental Quality, honeybees are among the most pollinator-friendly species, meaning they can tolerate pollen and nectar from flowers.
They are also the only species that can survive the winter, a critical period in the development of their colony, according it.
The proposed ban on commercial honeybees would cost the state millions of dollars and be very difficult to enforce.
There is currently no statewide rule requiring that commercial flower garden operators remove non-pollinator flowers from their gardens.
But some counties have taken the position that beekeeping is a hobby, and that they have no control over the number of honeybee hives that might be present in their gardens, according Toews spokesperson Melissa Davis.
California is in the midst of a drought.
Many beekeepers rely on wildflower nursery products to keep their colonies in good shape.
The state has more than 3 million wildflower nurseries, according Davis.
The department has also begun monitoring the pollinator population in California.
Davis said the department is monitoring how many wildflower seedlings are available in the state, and will begin monitoring pollinator populations in areas that are under attack by the honey bee.
The ban is unlikely to make it through the Legislature.
The bill would need to be amended to include provisions to allow for the protection of honey bee colonies from non-target wildflow pesticides, Davis said.
The California Department for Fish and Game will also need to make a determination on whether the ban will save money.
The department currently has no authority over whether or not pollinator species are included in the wild flower conservation program, according Dan Krumholz, the department’s acting director.
If this is the case, I think it’s an incredibly wise move to put the honeybears in a protected habitat,” Krumhoof said.”
I would like to see the pollinators included in this program.
I’m sure that’s going to be a very difficult decision,” Kramholz added.