Biaggi’s ‘save bees bill’ brings ecology buzz to Albany

November 17, 2019

Originally published in Riverdale Press on November 17, 2019.

“In the past year or two, the bee population in New York has decreased by 40 percent,” Biaggi said. “The reason why that’s important is because honeybees pollinate roughly $300 million worth of New York’s crops every year. If 40 percent of our bees are eliminated, that can affect our entire agricultural system.”