Bees & Beekeeping in the News
Beekeepers Buzzing as Study Shows 6 in 10 Ontario Bees Did Not Survive Winter - Am980 London News
CTV NewsBeekeepers Buzzing as Study Shows 6 in 10 Ontario Bees Did Not Survive Winter
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An Ontario beekeepers' group is concerned by a new report that says nearly six in 10 of the province's bees didn't survive the winter, a rate three times that of other provinces. The Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists survey found that ...
Cold winter blamed for high bee hive losses in Ontario
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Beekeeping bodies uniting voices with merger - Wanganui Chronicle
Beekeeping bodies uniting voices with merger
... on June 24 when an independent facilitator was brought in so the 500 people at the conference could express their views, feelings and frustrations, Allan Richards, president of the southern North Island branch of the National Beekeepers ...
Artist combines art with beekeeping in living polyhedral beehive sculptures - Treehugger
TreehuggerArtist combines art with beekeeping in living polyhedral beehive sculptures
It's been said that beekeeping is an art, treading a fine balance between knowledge of bee behaviour and the cycles of development of local plant life. Beijing-based Chinese artist and beekeeper Ren Ri combines this art with a mathematical bent ...
Springfield council approves ordinances to allow beekeeping within city limits - The Republic
Springfield council approves ordinances to allow beekeeping within city limits
The City Council voted Monday to approve changes in city ordinances to allow urban beekeeping. The council approved one bill that allows two hives on city lots of at least 5,000 square feet, and one more hive for every additional 5,000 square feet.
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New beekeeping 'Centre of Excellence' officially opened - Smallholder
SmallholderNew beekeeping 'Centre of Excellence' officially opened
Smallholder: (L to R) Mary Adams, Chairman of Taunton Beekeepers; Dr (L to R) Mary Adams, Chairman of Taunton Beekeepers; Dr David Aston, President of the British Beekeepers' Association; Jeremy Browne MP; Jenny Gammon, President of Taunton ...
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Lafayette City-Parish Council votes to legalize beekeeping in Lafayette ... - The Tribune
Lafayette City-Parish Council votes to legalize beekeeping in Lafayette ...
Smith, who was on hand to answer questions from the council Tuesday, said he keeps about 20 hives, all outside the city limits, but he said bees are already in the city, whether kept in hives by beekeepers or living naturally in a tree trunk or barn ...
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NJ considers state protections for beekeeping operations - Newsworks.org
NJ considers state protections for beekeeping operations
"We are the Garden State, the honeybee is out state insect, and with these two pieces of legislation, we'll be able to focus more on educating the public, educating new beekeepers, and, hopefully, keeping the beekeeping industry alive and vibrant in ...
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Colony Collapse & the Buzz on Beekeeping in Pittsburgh - 90.5 WESA
Colony Collapse & the Buzz on Beekeeping in Pittsburgh
Two years ago we took a look at the world of urban farming in Pittsburgh, with a focus on beekeeping in particular. As in many cities, those who want to build apiaries in Pittsburgh have had to jump through various bureaucratic hoops and deal with the ...
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The bees are dying. So here's how beekeepers are trying to fend off disaster. - Vox
The bees are dying. So here's how beekeepers are trying to fend off disaster.
But beekeepers have responded each year by working hard to rebuilding their lost colonies. Sometimes this is done by splitting healthy hives into multiple parts and repopulating the new hives with queen bees purchased from commercial breeders.
Urban Beekeeping - Mother Earth News
Mother Earth NewsUrban Beekeeping
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When I first got into beekeeping, I worried a lot about neighbors and how they might react. Also, being a beginner, I worried that the bees might give them a reason to get upset. So, in hopes of helping and encouraging apprehensive beekeepers that are ...