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

    A bee in comic book stardom – 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 […]

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    We Depend on Pollinators for Over 1/3 of the Food We Eat

    Must-watch video on the hidden beauty of pollination and pollinators.

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    Beekeeper’s Calendar: September

    September Beekeeping For the first time in months, I didn’t feel like I would keel over from heat stroke when I put on my gear last weekend. We had a brief snap of early fall weather in Brooklyn and the bees and I made the most of it. September’s goldenrod and aster in bloom may […]

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    Beekeeper’s Calendar: August

    There are lots of things to look forward to in August — late-summer vacations, ripe peaches, hive robbing like in the video above… wait, maybe not that last one. By August, the summer nectar flow has definitely tapered off for most of us. If you haven’t already harvested honey, it’s time to remove the surplus, […]

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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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    Beekeeper’s Calendar: July

    With July’s arrival, I’m hoping for sunny skies after a cold and damp spring here in the Northeast. Swarm worries are less prominent this month, though you’ll need to be on the lookout for robbing as the summer dearth approaches. Your main focus in July will be honey harvesting, though. As the nectar flow continues, […]

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  • Markus Imhoof

    An Interview with Markus Imhoof, the Man Behind MORE THAN HONEY

    We met with Oscar-nominated director Markus Imhoof to discuss his new documentary, MORE THAN HONEY The Honeybee Conservancy (HBC): What inspired you to create the documentary, MORE THAN HONEY? Markus Imhoof: My family for more than a hundred years has been involved with beekeeping. The kick was learning about all of the bees dying around the […]

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    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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  • Battery EarthFest 2013

    The Honeybee Conservancy Celebrates Earth Day at the Battery Urban Farm’s EARTH FEST!

    Bee at the Battery Urban Farm’s EARTH FEST Join us as we work to raise awareness about bees and beekeeping at EARTH FEST, an exciting event by The Battery Conservancy and Battery Urban Farmers and friends designed to raise awareness about food and farming and the roles that both play in sustainable communities. EARTH FEST […]

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  • Blessing of the Bees at NYC's Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

    St. John The Divine Welcomes – and Blesses – New Honey Bee Hive

    NYC Beekeeping and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine team up for bees A new urban honey bee sanctuary has been installed in the gardens of The Cathedral of St. John the Divine. The Cathedral gardens, which are already home to three peacocks and a family of red-tailed hawks, is now also home to a […]

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