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The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene lifted the beekeeping ban!

Bee hives now need to be registered with the DOH. Please see our RESOURCES page for more information.

WEBSITES

Organic Beekeeping Classes in the Hudson Valley and Brooklyn

Apitherapy: American Apitherapy Society

Bee Source: links to articles of concern for beekeepers, hive plans (if you want to build your own), and other general info

National Honey Board

Historic beekeeping texts: Cornell University

Bush Bees: Beekeeping Naturally

Bee Master

Bee Prof (portal to numerous beekeeping sites, blogs, etc.)

The Great Pollinator Project: New York City Bee Watchers

The Hive and the Honeybee: Selections from the E.F. Phillips Beekeeping Collection at Mann Library (Cornell University)

Pollinator Partnership

Urban Bee Gardens: A Practical Guide to Introducing the World’s Most Prolific Pollinators into Your Garden

LISTSERVS/DISCUSSION GROUPS/FORUMS

Beemasters International Beekeeping Forum

Beesource Beekeeping Forum

Organic Beekeepers Discussion Group

Biobees Forum: Top Bar and Natural Beekeeping Forum

Historical Honeybee Articles

BLOGS

Citybees: a blog about urban beekeeping

Linda’s Bees: Includes well-written information on beekeeping, how-to videos, and an extensive list of links.

What Should I Be Doing With My Bees This Month? A blog for beekeepers in the Northern climates, describing the blogger-beekeeper’s activities on a monthly schedule.

Top Bar Beekeeping at Hirschbach Apiary: Includes many generally applicable tips on hive management, natural control of Varroa mite, and other beekeeping issues of interest to beekeepers using both Langstroth and Top Bar hives.

Global Swarming Honeybees: Includes interviews with beekeepers from around the world, plus information on beekeeping, organic/sustainable practices, environmental issues, pollinators, and bee-inspired culture.

TOP BAR HIVES

The Barefoot Beekeeper

Hirschbach Apiary

BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATIONS

Ulster County Beekeepers' Association

Backyard Beekeepers Association

Eastern Apicultural Society

Apimondia

READING

Bee Culture: The Magazine of American Beekeeping

American Bee Journal

ROSS CONRAD: Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture

WILLIAM LONGGOOD: The Queen must die - And Other Affairs of Bees and Men

DIANA SAMMATARO/ALPHONSE AVITABILE: The Beekeeper's Handbook

L. L. LANGSTROTH: Langstroth's Hive and the Honey Bee

RUDOLF STEINER: Bees

ROALD DAHL: Royal Jelly (short story)