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    The 7 benefits of raw honey that you should know about

    Raw honey is one of the healthiest natural sweeteners on the market, and one that is rapidly rising in popularity.  Raw honey is incredibly versatile, and can be used in a variety of delicious recipes, and to sweeten beverages such as coffee, tea, and smoothies.  Since raw honey is a naturally sourced substance, it is […]

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  • It’s a bird…It’s a plane…It’s Barclay the Bee!

    We are so excited to announce the arrival of “Barclay the Bee,” a little six-legged supergal who is the star of a new comic book by artist Olga Andreyeva. Created by the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel and The Center for Sustainable Design Strategies at Pratt Institute, the children’s comic underscores sustainable hospitality and the importance of […]

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    The Honeybee Conservancy is now part of Sakroots’ Karma Circle!

    Spread the Word! Sakroots has launched Karma Circle, a charity program that includes The Honeybee Conservancy.

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  • More Than Honey

    See MORE THAN HONEY; Taste Local Honey

    Come join us at a a screening of the award-winning documentary, MORE THAN HONEY and join our tastings of local NYC honey.

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    Film: Dance of the Honey Bee

    “The Dance of the Honey Bee”, a film that captures the movement of honey bees

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    NYC Beekeeping Event: 2/1 Talk by Professor Seeley, Author of “Honeybee Democracy”

    NYC Beekeeping, which offers free beekeeping classes and takes part in extensive outreach, is hosting a talk on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 2:00 pm with Professor Tom Seeley.  Dr. Seely, a Professor at Cornell, will speak on the topic of his new book “Honeybee Democracy: How Bees Choose a Home.”

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  • Charles Henry Turner

    Remembering Dr. Charles Henry Turner

    Born on February 3, 1867 to former slaves, Dr. Charles Turner rose to become one of the preeminent entomologists in the United States. Dr. Turner earned his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Cincinnati and later became the first African-American to receive a Ph.D in zoology from the University of Chicago. Dr. Turner published […]

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    I knew it … neonicotinoids are affecting our bees

    “Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.” Buddha Sometimes you just know something, you know.  And when there isn’t any scientific evidence to prove it, you just have to wait until […]

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  • Thank You to our Donors

    Thank you to our Donors! The Honeybee Conservancy is deeply grateful to the following individuals for their generous gift towards the “Sponsor A Hive” program: Sydney M.–in memory of Sara Stone-Willis, who had been so active in saving bees in the San Francisco Bay Area Stephanie C. Rebecca K. Michelle L. Woodenhive on Etsy James P.

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    All the complicated life in the hive …

    “Most people don’t have any idea about all the complicated life going on inside a hive. Bees have a secret life we don’t know anything about.” -August in The Secret Life of Bees For several years now, people have been wondering what, exactly, is happening inside the hives of honeybees.  Colony collapse disorder has been […]

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