Urban Beekeepers

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Kate Hinds
Sidney Glaser is the beekeeper at the Clinton Community Garden. He is holding up a frame from the hive.
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Sidney Glaser (left) and Mike Hegedus, beekeepers at the Clinton Community Garden, blow smoke on the bees to calm them.
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The hive at the Clinton Community Garden-- they have taken the top off and are checking it. Notice the frames hanging down.
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The hives at Wave Hill in the Bronx. The bricks are used to weigh down the covers.
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A hive at Wave Hill with bees coming, going and guarding the entrance.
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Two bees pollinating a poppy at Wave Hill. Besides nectar, bees collect pollen and propolis.
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Fiona Hinds at the Bronx Zoo, standing behind a bee cutout. The practice of honey collection and beekeeping dates back to the Stone Age, as evidenced by cave paintings.

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