Alkali Bee

August 6, 2012, Seattle Times, by Lynda V. Mapes

Farmers worry that road project will turn productive bees into roadkill

The world’s largest managed population of native pollinators in Walla Walla County is in the path of a state road-construction project.

TOUCHET, Walla Walla County — For decades, Mike Buckley has farmed his family place with hard work and the help of millions of native pollinators: alkali bees. read full article    photo gallery