Manhattan Beach beekeeper pushed aside by city in favor of pest control contractor

When urban beekeeper Susan Rudnicki learned in October she could no longer use a corner of the Manhattan Beach public works yard for her honeybee colonies, Rudnicki was told she just had to go through the proper channels to regain her space. Under an informal agreement going back six years, …

Fonte: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.dailybreeze.com/2018/03/20/manhattan-beach-beekeeper-pushed-aside-by-city-in-favor-of-pest-control-contractor/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWI3YTI0YjlkYjJmNTY0ZTQ6aXQ6ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNGjaaqEFNohQXdwcd31rZo2S43B0Q

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Manhattan Beach signs pest control contract minus local beekeeper

When urban beekeeper Susan Rudnicki learned in October she could no longer use a corner of the Manhattan Beach public works yard for her honey bee colonies, Rudnicki was told she just had to go through the proper channels. Under an informal agreement going back six years, in exchange for …

Fonte: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://tbrnews.com/news/manhattan_beach/manhattan-beach-signs-pest-control-contract-minus-local-beekeeper/article_c22c1b12-2c6e-11e8-a765-db7dfaf1078f.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWI3YTI0YjlkYjJmNTY0ZTQ6aXQ6ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNFG26W8uIl9UqiioGXNZYO3yLyR6Q

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6 Things You Need To Know Today (March 21, 2018)

Sudan, the world’s last living male northern white rhino, passed away on Monday at the age of 45. He lived at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, where caretakers made the decision to put him to sleep in response to age-related health complications. Sudan was the equivalent of 90 in human years …

Fonte: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/march-21-2018-wellness-news-you-need-to-know&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWI3YTI0YjlkYjJmNTY0ZTQ6aXQ6ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNFymINvjfcPdWT5jTmiSGiSNJcWgA

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This back-to-nature hobby has everyone buzzing

According to a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the number of managed bee hives has been reduced by nearly half since the 1940s, dropping from about 5 million to 2.6 million. These disturbing numbers encouraged both conservationists and “green-goers” to begin setting up hives in urban …

Fonte: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/beekeeping-goes-high-tech.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWI3YTI0YjlkYjJmNTY0ZTQ6aXQ6ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNHPQPHjUmCNHoYPdKQa7y2nTb-Dtw

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Get a sweet buzz going in Seoul at its first honey cafe

Founded as a labor of love by Park Jin and Michael Jaehun Lee, all of the people involved in the café have a passion for bees and are beekeepers themselves. Owner of the café, Park, also runs Urban Bees Seoul – a beekeeper’s cooperative and social venture that raises approximately four million …

Fonte: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2018/03/20/seoul-urban-beekeeping-cave-cafe/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWI3YTI0YjlkYjJmNTY0ZTQ6aXQ6ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNHwGe7ZlOmU_i6EKfQ0j7xT2O7hlQ

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Boggs Tract beekeeper: Business is buzzing

For 10 years, Dale has been a beekeeper, and while caring for several hives at the urban farm in the Boggs Tract neighborhood of west Stockton, he also runs his own business, Honeydale Beekeeping. On Saturday morning, Dale hosted a 90-minute workshop for individuals who were either curious …

Fonte: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.recordnet.com/news/20180317/boggs-tract-beekeeper-business-is-buzzing&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWI3YTI0YjlkYjJmNTY0ZTQ6aXQ6ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNGHEv4shvGwjOMU12cr3qbiwidkmA

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Sustainable beekeeping programs are creating a buzz

Sustainable Urban Beekeeping is one of the latest offerings from Humber College, presented in association with Humber Arboretum, TRCA and Parks, Forestry, and Recreation. The pilot program, launched in 2017, grew in popularity so quickly, class size doubled within one season. “Enrollment is …

Fonte: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.thestar.com/life/coursesandcareers/2018/03/15/sustainable-beekeeping-programs-are-creating-a-buzz.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWI3YTI0YjlkYjJmNTY0ZTQ6aXQ6ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNEp7VSDJQydIelE2bqmNcYOs-kRMw

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Why do some Sydney councils encourage urban beekeeping but avoid handling complaints?

Tony told Curious Sydney his neighbour started out with two beehives, but the number increased to six meaning he was living next to thousands of bees as a result. He asked: “Why do Sydney councils encourage urban bee keeping but appear to have no regulations to manage the hobby?

Fonte: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-15/urban-beekeeping-curious-sydney-why-some-councils-dont-regulate/9492094&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWI3YTI0YjlkYjJmNTY0ZTQ6aXQ6ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNH4yTW1RahVoMGVmkNXWdpQiHOe-g

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Backyard beekeepers try saving Detroit, the world

“We’re starting to see more bees in the city,” said Timothy Paule, who, with his girlfriend, started a non-profit to build beehives on vacant city plots. “Some people are planting urban farms, and they’re adding bees to help with the yield. Others are doing their part and placing hives in backyards to help the …

Fonte: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.kcentv.com/article/news/nation-now/backyard-beekeepers-try-saving-detroit-the-world/465-b4dd114a-c4fe-48bb-aec6-0ae999742adf&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWI3YTI0YjlkYjJmNTY0ZTQ6aXQ6ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNGeZs2yKKM5LIKOvoLZ-la-SrFGow

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One hive at a time, backyard beekeepers try saving Detroit, the world

Paule is among a growing number of people in Detroit and around the globe who are cultivating urban beehives as part of social missions and small businesses. It is a trend that has prompted cities to lift beekeeping limitations and inspired entrepreneurs to sell beekeeping starter kits and the bees’ …

Fonte: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.freep.com/story/money/business/2018/03/14/backyard-beekeepers-detroit-bee-hive/416065002/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWI3YTI0YjlkYjJmNTY0ZTQ6aXQ6ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNEFOEgBaOMtNzmpxoVJFMHcviqf8g

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