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Bee season off and running for local enthusiasts

...said. However, they do arrive with the same diseases affecting the compromised colonies, Van Raden said. "If the honey bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live," Van Raden said. Van Raden...

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Reader takes issue with dipnet fee proposal

...business. After the kids grew up we moved North to a place where would could grow a large garden, raise fruit trees, have honey bees and ducks and be separated from the neighbors by trees and space, and our dogs would not bother anyone. My wife and...

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...Minnesota are taking steps to protect the beleaguered honey bee population.The Minnesota Department of Agriculture will...Agriculture estimates that more than a third of the nation's honey bee population has died in each of the last several years...

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Food
Refuge notebook: Dads in the wildlife world

...times larger (and may also be the cubs' dad). In the insect world, aside from highly social species such as ants and honey bees, parental care of any kind is quite rare and even more so for caregiving by the male. Burying beetles, of which at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-06-13/refuge-notebook-dads-in-the-wild
Outdoors
Photo feature: Busy as a ...

Watch an audio slideshow at: A honey bee hovers on its approach to a bluebells of Scotland blossom in Kenai earlier this week. Visit http://clarionextras.com/sightsandsounds for an audio slideshow featuring wild flowers and music from local pianist Maria Allison.

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Alien insects on the Kenai Peninsula

...meal moths, agricultural pests dependent on crops or livestock, and intentionally cultivated species like European honey bees. The rest of our introduced insect species appear to be surviving without our assistance. A few of our alien arthropods...

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Soldotna Community Schools

...Soldotna Middle School, Art Room / $45. Honeybees and beekeeping Rosy Thompson. Using the book and video series, "Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of an Apiary," this class will explore how to keep bees and produce your own honey...

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people
Be wary, bears everywhere

...sound of electricity as it got close. She said she knew the electric fence would protect the pigs since, after losing honey bee hives for several years, she put one around her insects two years ago and hasn?t had a problem with bears getting into them...

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Self-reliance, with help from the bees

...the attack on the Apis Mellifera (honey bee). If a neighbor gets stung it must...with that. Let's get rid of the honey bee from the entire state. After all...man imported them from Europe. The honey bee is the best pollinator on the globe...

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Opinion
Bees in the city: Beekeeping residents to ask council to look at zoning code

...at the Alaska State Fair, she added. Rick Koch, Kenai city manager, said that without a specific code relating to honey bees, the issue currently falls under livestock. Marilyn Kebschull, Kenai's city planner, said that it is not unusual...

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