In our community we have a lot of Linden trees that are in full bloom and are...

Asked June 23, 2013, 11:30 PM EDT

In our community we have a lot of Linden trees that are in full bloom and are attracting bees. The bees however are dropping to the ground and dying. What could be the cause and treatment?

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1 Response

We recommend that you call the Maryland Department of Agriculture, Plant Protection...Apiary Inspection office at 410-841-5929. A similar incident occurred recently in Wilsonville, Oregon and that incident is still under investigation. One question that will be asked: Have the trees been treated with a pesticide recently?
LS