Hallman et al published a paper today in the journal Nature showing that the most widely used neonicotinoid insecticide, imidacloprid, is killing birds. Birds are exposed to the pesticide by eating insects that have ingested it, and eating seeds coated in it, or crops like corn grown from that seed. But the highest declines inRead More
I pledge to take care of my yard without synthetic pesticides, weedkillers and fertilizers except on rare occasions to resolve an infestation or to improve habitat for native plants and wildlife. I also pledge not to throw pharmaceuticals or chemicals down my drains or toilets.