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Be a Beekeeper, Not a Bee-Haver

Backyard beekeepers must provide water for their bees or they will visit a neighboring yard, where they may not be welcome. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're planning to join the ranks of backyard beekeepers in 2012, you should keep a few things in mind, says Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology.Mussen, a member of the UC Davis Department of Entomology...

Backyard beekeepers must provide water for their bees or they will visit a neighboring yard, where they may not be welcome. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Backyard beekeepers must provide water for their bees or they will visit a neighboring yard, where they may not be welcome. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Backyard beekeepers must provide water for their bees or they will visit a neighboring yard, where they may not be welcome. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 6:47 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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