Huntersville Beekeepers Say Too Many Bees Are Being Lost to Developments

Queen City News is reporting that Huntersville beekeepers are concerned about numerous trees getting bulldozed for new developments. Bees are left with fewer and fewer food resources. Pete Athens has 35 bee colonies in his backyard, consisting of hundreds of thousands of bees. In order for his bees to survive through the winter, he says they need 80-90 pounds of honey reserves. More construction means fewer places for bees to live.

Author: Mike Jackson