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Astoria Characters: The Eclectic Educator

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.21.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Sometimes, Steven thinks about slowing down. He has a teenage son, a grown son and three grandchildren he dreams of spending more time with. Grandstanding, after all, is a more befitting pastime for those of a tenderer age.

Bee Time With Rowan Jacobsen

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Sharon Kitchens

In his book, Jacobsen uses the mystery of Colony Collapse Disorder to tell the bigger story of bees and their essential connection to our daily lives. Here's what he had to say regarding honey bees and CCD.

Astoria Characters: The Fencing Beekeeper

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

As Mike Barrett fearlessly approaches, a bunch of bees surrounds him. Although these guys are a little agitated, they're not up in arms -- yet. "I'm not afraid of the bees," Mike says.

Collecting a Wild Honeybee Swarm (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

A wild honeybee swarm may range in size anywhere between roughly 1000 to 30,000 bees. In this video, beekeeper Matt Reed demonstrates how to collect swarm.