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Bee-lieve!

Newly emerged bee

Dianne DiBlasi did it. Back in January, we wrote a Bug Squad blog about Dianne DiBlasi’s three-year effort to overturn an Allendale, N.J. ban on backyard beekeeping. DiBlasi, who leads a group of teen environmentalists known as Team B.E.E.S. (Bergen...

Newly emerged bee
Newly emerged bee

NEWLY EMERGED BEE at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. Bees like this are now welcome in Allendale, N.J., thanks to the successful efforts of beekeeper Dianne DiBlasi to lift a ban on backyard beekeeping. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 7:50 PM

What Would We Do Without the Bees?

Team B.E.E.S.

Dianne DiBlasi is frustrated.   She’s the advisor of Team B.E.E.S. (Bergen Environmental Effort to Save Bees), a group of six...

Team B.E.E.S.
Team B.E.E.S.

TEAM B.E.E.S.--These high school students from Allendale, N.J., are learning to be beekeepers and are educating the public about the importance of bees. From left are Camila Robbins, Bryan DiBlasi, Malith Waharaka, Colin Bassett, and Manny Gonzalez. However, Allendale prohibits backyard beekeeping. They're lobbying to change the ordinance.

Flight of the Honey Bee
Flight of the Honey Bee

FLIGHT OF THE HONEY BEE--A pollen-packing honey bee buzzes through salvia (sage). In some cities, beekeeping is prohibited.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 16, 2009 at 4:42 PM
 
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