Urban beekeepers make pitch to Gresham councilKOIN.comGRESHAM, Ore. (KOIN 6) — In the Portland area, said the president of the Portland Urban beekeepers, about 50% of the hives every year are lost. “So a lot of us are trying to get backyard beekeeping expanded,” president Tim Wessel told KOIN 6 News.
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Beekeeping with a Honeybee AllergyMother Earth NewsA common concern about bees and beekeeping is getting stung and allergic reactions. When I first started beekeeping I had what I considered to be “normal” reactions to bee stings. I have since developed a true honeybee venom allergy, but luckily, have ...
Learn the basics of beekeeping at upcoming workshopLakenewsonline.comThe all day workshop will be taught by Jim and Valerie Duever of Jim 'n' I Farms, Inc. The Duevers have taught several beginning beekeeping workshops and are very passionate about educating people on beekeeping. Come learn about how to start, ...and more »
Beekeeping on the rise in urban areasWink NewsThe number of registered beekeepers in Pinellas County has more than doubled in the past two years. In 2012, the number was less than 50; in 2014, the number is at 106. "And that number is growing," said Dave Westervelt, the chief apiary inspector for ...and more »
Beekeeping class for beginnersRichmond Times-DispatchThe Ashland Beekeepers Association (ABA) is offering a one-day class titled "Introduction to Beekeeping" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, in the listening room at Ashland Coffee & Tea, 100 N. Railroad Ave., in Ashland. Check-in time is 8:30 ...
Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeperPittsburgh Post-GazetteFox Chapel, the bucolic suburban enclave, is home to CEOs and surgeons and now several queens, thanks to Bill Bookwalter. Nearly nine years ago, the UPMC brain surgeon took up beekeeping as a way to relax. Today, he has hives scattered throughout ...
Beginning beekeepingMcPherson SentinelFall and winter are the time of year in which those wanting to start beekeeping should be preparing for the spring season. Efforts should focus on researching suppliers, equipment and sites to place hives. Once a decision has been made, equipment ...and more »
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