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Exploratory Beekeeping

For people who are wanting to support pollinators, increase their garden yield, and thinking about keeping bees, I will be giving a workshop through Johnston Community Education later this month. The school district established coronavirus protocols for us months ago, and they will be followed. As always, I offer an…

My Season with Dead Bee Traps

I participated in a citizen science project for the 2019 season. As a participant, I followed protocol for data collection and reporting on dead bee traps located under three hives in two separate apiaries. As a local beekeeping instructor, I want to share my thoughts on the practice. What it…