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Re: [nycbeekepingmeetup] FAQ answering member questions now available re DOH Spraying Alert

From: Cathy C.
Sent on: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 11:31 AM
Thanks, this was helpful.  We were considering trying to keep our bees in for a day.  I sent you the specific article suggesting that.  I wonder if Jim knows anything about sprinkling the hives to mimic rain to keep the bees in for a day.  I know he's suggesting that we not close the hives off, and I agree that with the heat it seems risky, but our populations are down in both our hives and this is a very bad time for us to lose bees.

Cathy




On Aug 3, 2011, at 7:44 AM, Liane wrote:


An FAQ answering member questions that have come in since the alert can be downloaded here:


http://files.meetup.com/235362/NYC%20MOSQUITO%20SPRAYING%20FAQS.pdf




Please share widely.





NYC Beekeeping  is an association of over 999 beekeepers and bee-lovers, founded in 2006, operating on a not-for-profit basis.
We offer a free in-depth course in beekeeping together with our sister group Gotham City Honey Co-op, expert and peer mentoring, a cooperative purchase program, and community service & outreach activities throughout the year. Members work with urban farms, community gardens, the NYC Parks Dept., schools and other organizations to foster a strong community of responsible urban beekeepers, to bring training & economic opportunity through beekeeping to under-served areas, to conserve and protect honeybees and other pollinators, and to contribute to the program and fundraising capacities of selected other not-for-profit organizations.


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