Trees for Bees

Most people know that bees need nectar from flowers to survive. But what kind of flowers? A small leafy plant that flowers is called a forb, and that’s what most…

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Links & Resources

Beekeeping Michael Bush Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium UGA Honey Bee Program (includes Young Harris Beekeeper Institute and Master Beekeeper Program) BeeSource Forum BeeMaster Forum Backyard Beekeeping(PDF), Alabama Cooperative Extension,…

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Carpenter Bees

Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association is a club for honey bee keepers. There’s really no such thing as “keeping” or “moving” carpenter bees, but here is some basic information if you’re concerned…

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Help the Bees

You don't need to keep bees to help bees Seek Knowledge Get a field guide to local insects and use it on hikes. It is amazing how a little knowledge…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Ask 10 beekeepers and get 11 opinions Why are bees dying? Annual losses of entire honey bee colonies from the winter of 2006-2011 averaged about 33 percent each year, with…

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Georgia Bee Laws

This information may change from time to time. Persons wanting to pursue the Georgia Bee Law more thoroughly can consult the following: Georgia Department of Agriculture honey bee web page…

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Honey Bee Safety

Ouch! I got stung. What should I do? First figure out if it was a bee or a wasp. Wasps have smooth stingers and they can sting multiple times.Female honey…

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About Honey Bee Swarms

Honey bees are the only type of bee that swarms. It is a reproductive strategy of the bees, creating two or more new colonies from the original one. Swarming occurs…

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