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George Scott

ZOOM Meeting

 

George Scott - Niagara Beeway

Latest issues

in Niagara Beekeeping

 

Summary of the honey production now that the results are in.

Our vision for the future. 

And how can you help!

Wednesday

October 20, 2021

7:30 PM

UPDATE
Bees in Niagara

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NIAGARA BEEWAY

Our Mission:
Advocating for species native to Niagara.

Our Objectives:
1.  To protect existing native Flora and fauna communities
2.  Restore and create native habitat
3.  Monitor and study local ecological systems
4.  Develop practices to promote native species biodiversity
5.  Exchange ideas to enhance appreciation of the local ecology.

 

The boundaries of the beeway were formed by seven years of honey bee study. Data was collected during the swarm period by swarm response beekeepers. This is a free service offered to residence of Niagara and the associated municipalities. . Honey bees suffered enormous losses during the past seven years. Feral swarms which were historically common throughout Niagara have been decimated, except within 2 km on each side of the St Lawrence Seaway, the Welland Canal section that runs from Port Weller to Port Colborne. In the beeway area feral swarms thrive accounting for more than 82% of our responses. Although the reason is not clearly understood, there is something healthy for our honey bees here.

 

The Beeway project is focused on restoring biodiversity and honey bee is our best indicator.

Membership Signup

$20 for the first person in a household, plus $5 per extra person. Please fill out a separate form for each membership.

Please pay via paypal below OR e-transfer payment to: thoroldGardenClub@yahoo.com OR snail mail to: Thorold Horticultural Society c/o Betty Beck,Treasurer, 62 Tupper Drive Thorold, Ontario, L2V 4C8

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