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Bee more friendly: How being a backyard beekeeper can help save the honey bees

According to, the U.S. honey bee colony population decreased about 30.7% during the 2017-2018 winter.

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

May 15, 2019

When you see a bee floating in the air around your house what do you think? Most of us would swat at it or run away. Excluding wild swarms, there are about one to five trillion honey bees in the world. Although this may seem like a large number, the population is disappearing dramatically. In 2015 alone, 42...

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