September 12, 2010
First, I need to apologize to any readers wondering where the author of this blog went to. Yes, I haven't written anything about the activities of Beelandia in a few weeks. With the beginning of the semester approaching and the Winona bee ordinance debate in full swing, the blog was set aside. I assure you though, Beelandia is alive and well.
September 6, 2010
An article in the Winona Daily News on WAHBA.
August 30, 2010
The next meeting of WAHBA will take place in 329 Pasteur Hall on the Winona State Campus rather than in the room previously announced.
August 29, 2010
A group of us have founded a beekeeping association in Winona. We will meet this Thursday (September 2nd) at 7 pm in 237 Pasteur Hall on the Winona State University Campus. This meeting will focus on creating our own bee ordinance proposal for presentation to the City Council.
August 18, 2010
An interesting article in the Telegraph of particular interest to Winona right now: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/beekeeping/7950014/Bees-fare-better-in-town-than-country.html
August 17, 2010
News from last night's city council meeting:
August 16, 2010
The Winona Daily News weighs in on the honey bee ordinance:
August 15, 2010
Inspected both of my top bar hives yesterday. Our weather continues to be very hot, interspersed with heavy rains. The Beelandia Apiary is a real jungle right now.
I inspected Metpropolis first. While it is a booming hive population-wise, I am a bit concerned about it's real lack of store honey. Just one bar is filled with honey and I have not taken any honey from this hive this season. On the other hand, this hive is quite gentle. They don't ...