(the link above is about the labrador retriever who has been trained to sniff out AFB! ..another good reason to adopt a pet dog.
just thought it would be good to share, maybe give someone else a laugh, too.
richmond, va, is needing a good laugh about now- last night we found out some CSX trains in Lynchberg derailed and dumped 50,000+ gallons of crude oil down the James River, which is a huge water supply for cities all downstream. (not to forget all the wildlife on the river who are being poisoned or burned)
If you live around the James River, please be careful drinking any water. Well water should be okay, but anything from the tap has oil residue in it, so just drink bottled water or well-filtered rain water. here's an article to share:
i know this forum is about beekeeping, but i'm trying to get the word out so people can protect themselves from being poisoned. please let your friends in VA know about this if they haven't already heard. thanks-