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NM Legislature passes bee-friendly memorial

15 Mar

State flower of New Mexico | Photo by Eric Ward

Never have I seen so many “whereas” issued on behalf of New Mexico’s pollinator posse. Thanks to one of my personal favorite politicos, Mimi Stewart, publicly-funded places like schools, universities, county and local municipalities are requested to:

  1. Plant pollinator-friendly species
  2. Provide educational signs for the public about the role of pollinators in our communities
  3. Hold a Pollinator Appreciation Week (yay!)
  4. Collaborate with scientists and orgs working on pollinator preservation

Thanks, Mimi! I know who’s getting a fat jar of local honey delivered to her office 😉

And thanks to local bee-appreciator Lexiecom for the tip.

Read the full memorial below. Continue reading