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Numbers Mite-Bee Overwhelming

Years ago, I did some research into varroa mites for the Wannabees which is a group for young beekeepers in the Back Yard Beekeeper’s Association. In doing so I came across a statistic that mites can multiply 12 times in twelve weeks. So, if you start with 12 mites...

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So Many Choices in Our World Today

So many choices in our world today.  I sometimes am thankful for this period of downtime, in Corona Virus time… because there is so much to think about and so many important decisions to make. I like to take the different viewpoints and ponder all of them, take a few...

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Get Notified of Pesticide Application

Get Notified of Pesticide Application

Did you know that you can be notified if a neighbor will be having pesticides applied to their yard? The State DEEP has an annual registration form that can be completed before December 31st of the current year to be included in the next year's registry. The...

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BYBA & Aspetuck Land Trust – Queen Rearing

BYBA & Aspetuck Land Trust – Queen Rearing

In July, the Easton Courier wrote up a lovely piece about the partnership between Back Yard Beekeepers Association and Aspetuck Land Trust. This summer BYBA board member David Blocher has been working at the Aspetuck Land Trust's Randall's Farm Preserve to establish a...

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BYBA Featured on News12 CT

BYBA Featured on News12 CT

David Blocher, BYBA board member and chair of the Queen Rearing committee, was recently featured on News 12 CT in a story sharing some of the great things being accomplished at the Aspetuck Land Trust's Randall's Farm Preserve where the club operates a queen rearing...

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