April 28, 2017

The surge of interest in backyard beekeeping has reached a new peak in recent years. This is notably due to the decline in the population of honeybees and other pollinators. With this interest, however, comes the need to adhere to ordinances depending on where beehives...

March 23, 2017

The role of Master Naturalist falls in line with those who have an interest in beekeeping. Those who want to do their part to support the environment, to make extra strides on a personal level, can benefit from this course. The classes are geared for those with an inte...

March 3, 2017

 Photo by Sylvia Heaton

Anyone in Michigan with an interest in beekeeping would be well served to attend the Spring Beekeeper’s Conference on March 10-11. The event will be held at the Kellogg Center on the Michigan State University campus. The sponsors of the conferenc...

February 14, 2017

The Flowers and the Trees

How to Feed the Bees

When the eaves start dripping and the river crackles and flows beneath its thinning frozen membrane, the bees are called out of hiding. They are responding to perhaps the same urges taunting the rest of nature’s creatures wh...

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