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Continued: More Twin Cities suburbs are growing sweet on bees

  • Article by: KELLY SMITH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: January 21, 2014 - 7:49 AM

Pro­po­nents like Endres say they understand con­cerns, but said that honeybees are of­ten mistaken for hor­nets, wasps and yel­low jack­ets, which are more like­ly to sting. He said he hopes allowing beekeeping will increase knowledge about honeybees and help show their benefits.

“It really brings a lot of public awareness and sensitivity,” he said. “I just don’t think it’s a problem.”

 

Kelly Smith • 612-673-4141 Twitter: @kellystrib

 

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