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Local beekeepers grow population as activists target garden centers

More than 250,000 people have signed an online petition asking major garden centers to stop treating their plants with pesticides that have been shown to contribute to the collapse of honey bee colonies.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: bee, bees, American University, SumofUs.org petition, Eve Bratman, Beekeeping Society, Megan Cloherty

The buzz grows louder: More people turn to beekeeping

With one-third of our food supply linked to honeybee pollination, locals are taking beekeeping in their own hands.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 12:37pm EST

Tags: bees, Rachel Nania, honeybee

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Backyard beekeeping gaining popularity in Md.

Honeybees may be struggling worldwide, but Maryland is seeing a boom in amateur beekeepers.

Sunday - 10/20/2013, 06:57am EDT

Tags: bees, Maryland