Thursday, May 11, 2017
HoneyBees911.com founder Nick Catania talks with Annika Sonica on 103.1 WJGK. Check out the recording to hear about swarming and this natural phenomenon that occurs every spring all over the country! Honey bees are essential for our food supply and we need to pay attention to these fragile little creatures. Annika and FOX 103.1 WJGK are helping to spread the word and share the concerns of beekeepers throughout the country.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Goshen, N.Y. – As the warm weather approaches, Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus encourages residents to call a beekeeper to safely remove honey bees from their property and save the important insects.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, honey bee populations face increasing risks from parasites, disease, lack of adequate nutrition and pesticide exposure.
Residents dealing with honey bees can call 911 to provide them with beekeeper resources available in Orange County. The website www.honeybees911.com has a list of beekeepers in the County... Read more
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Sometimes we pass by small things and take little or no notice but for Marlborough beekeeper Nick Catania it is the diminutive honey bee that has grabbed his attention. He understands that these bees are threatened by chemicals, pesticides, herbicides as well as from parasites and pathogens and are struggling just to survive. He is sounding an alarm and is warning the public about what is at stake.
Catania said he has been a beekeeper “on and off for about ten years with my father and my uncle.” He said in the last decade documentation has emerged that clearly shows the dangers to the honey bee population... Read more