Backyard beekeeping gaining popularity in Md.

To become a beekeeper in Maryland, a person must register both themselves and their colonies with the state. (Courtesy Capital News Service)

By KATE ANDRIES
Capital News Service

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

Despite a worrisome decline in the bee population over the last decade, the number of people registering as beekeepers with the state continues to grow


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