Bees no longer public enemy in NYC

4 Jan

Soon, beekeepers in New York City may no longer be breaking the law.

After months of prodding from rooftop beekeepers and proponents of community agriculture, the Department of Health on Thursday took the first step toward removing honey bees from a list of animals that residents are prohibited from raising within the five boroughs.

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2 Responses to “Bees no longer public enemy in NYC”

  1. Barbara January 5, 2010 at 8:28 pm #

    This is awesome news. I have my bees in the city now and they are doing very well (I’m in Ontario).

    • mistress beek January 7, 2010 at 9:31 am #

      Congrats on the urban hives. Are your girls in Toronto?

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