Posts Categorized: West Coast

orca and calf, © NOAA

June is All About the Orcas »

June is Orca Month – and the Pacific Northwest is celebrating the Southern Resident orca – the most endangered community of resident killer whales in the world.

Yellow-faced bumblebee, © Peter Pearsall/USFWS

Protecting our Pollinators in the Golden State »

California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation confirmed the most widely used neonicotinoid – imdacloprid – is highly toxic to bees. Clearly, we need to ensure that higher levels of neonicotinoids, and other pesticides like it, are more intensely regulated in the name of the health of our pollinators.