• Weeds Can Be Managed Without Chemical Pesticides
  • LIving Near Fields Increases Pesticide Exposure
  • SNAP Tour of Organic Vegetable Garden
  • SNAP Display at Event
  • Driving Near Recently Sprayed Fields Exposes People to Pesticides
  • Link to SK Organic Resources
  • Learn About Pesticides in Foods
  • Learn About Colony Collapse Disorder and How to Protect Bees
  • Learn to Manage Pests Naturally
  • Learn to Keep Insects Out of your Crops

Archives for 2013

Monday, August 12, 2013

Regina started its fall herbicide program for 2013

Remember to phone 306-777-7777 for details of location and product.

Monday, May 27, 2013

Pesticide Spraying May Spread Norovirus.

If a pesticide is mixed with water contaminated with norovirus, the viruses will remain alive and be sprayed on the food. Is is especially serious for soft hard to wash fruits like raspberries eaten fresh.

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Pesticide Spraying May Spread Norovirus. Carol Potera. Environ Health Perspect 121:A148 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.121-a148 online 01 May 2013  If a pesticide is mixed with water contaminated with norovirus, the viruses will remain alive and be sprayed on the food. Is is especially serious for soft hard to wash fruits like raspberries eaten fresh.

No big surprise there as insecticides and fungicides are not designed to kill viruses.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Right to a Healthy Environment in Canada?

The Davi Suzuki Foundation is working on it

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If Canadians had that right, it would mean potential banning of many pesticides currently in use and less allowable pollution. Perhaps ot would also disallow the building a a new residential subdivision right between the 2 largest polluters in Regina...

http://www.davidsuzuki.org/publications/finding-solutions/2013/spring/your-right-to-a-healthy-environment/

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Register for our Organic Gardening classes at the Regina Public library

April 10 and 23

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Pesticide makes bees forget the scent for food, new study finds.

Neonicotinoids block part of brain bees use for learning, leaving them unable to make link between floral scents and nectar

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Pesticide makes bees forget the scent for food, new study finds. Damian Carrington
The Guardian, Wednesday 27 March 2013 18.30 GMT     Neonicotinoids block part of brain bees use for learning, leaving them unable to make link between floral scents and nectar

Thursday, January 31, 2013

SNAP comments re Death in Paradise

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Comments to clarify Death in Paradise (submitted January 31,2013 Death in Paradise - the fifth estate. CBC.January 25,2013). Many tourists have mysteriously died in Thailand and Vietnam. Pesticide exposure is considered a likely cause.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

SNAP Comments re: dangers of GMOs and pesticides

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

SNAP comment re:GMOs; CBC Q

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