ANR Peer Reviewed Publications
Bees in the Neighborhood: Best Practices for Urban Beekeepers
- Author(s): Bolshakova, Virginia Lj
- Niño, Elina L
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.3733/ucanr.8596
The media coverage of the peril of pollinators has led to the general public wanting to help bees in particular. Public awareness about pollinator importance and the growing interest in urban beekeeping has led many local and municipal governments across California to revisit ordinances to acknowledge and potentially facilitate this developing resurgence in beekeeping. Learn beekeeping basics as they apply to urban environments as well as how to keep your bees good neighbors. Good for bees, good for beekeepers, and good for neighbors. Includes information on honeybee identification, flyways, hive management, installing a queen, recordkeeping, human-bee interactions, and an extensive glossary and references.