Agriculture and Forestry – April 1, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Agriculture and Forestry – April 1, 2014

Kimberley Fellows from Pollination Canada outlines the pollination process, provides a basic explanation of the different types of bees and which plants they pollinate. John Bennett of Sierra Club Canada describes his organization’s stance on pesticides and their support for a five year moratorium on the use of neonicotinoids. Gwen Barlee from the Wilderness Committee outlines her organization’s role and discusses the many dangers bees face when pollinating plants treated with neonicotinoids. (April 1, 2014)