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Should honey bees be allowed within city limits?

  1. tritrain profile image87
    tritrainposted 7 years ago

    Should honey bees be allowed within city limits?

    Some cities, such as Minneapolis, are now allowing people living there to be beekeepers.  Based upon what you know about honey bees, what is your opinion?

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  2. YouWontUpload.Com profile image61
    YouWontUpload.Composted 7 years ago

    My Friends Parents Do It In Their Backyard In New Jersey..No Problems Many Seasons Doing It..Nothing Like Fresh Honey!!

  3. Daffy Duck profile image60
    Daffy Duckposted 7 years ago

    Why not?  Honey is food and bees aren't a threat to really harm people unless you are allergic to them.

  4. zob2zob profile image60
    zob2zobposted 7 years ago

    Surely in these eco carbon footprint reducing & planet friendly times, bees should be encouraged to live where ever it is possible for them to source enough food etc, we have them on city roofs in London, Manchester etc..
    Saw a documentary on it. Most impressive, hardly anyone knew they where there.
    Its not like they present a threat or a danger to many, except those with an allergy, and they would do a great service to the plant community, fertilising all those flowers.
    Yes I am all for it,
    Honey is great stuff & can be used for many things in the grand scheme of things, medicinal, food its a good source for local pollen allergys, which can only be provided from local honey...& best of all its natural, so yes let the bees live in the city limits....

  5. onegoodwoman profile image76
    onegoodwomanposted 7 years ago

    They will gravitate to their food source.

    Is the  city going to write them a ciatation, and expect that they pay a fine?

    If you have a well maintained bee hive.......bees are not suddenly going to "attack" someone two blocks away.


    Stop trying to regulate  nature, and our food sources.

 
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