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What bees want : beekeeping as nature intended / Susan Knilans, Jacqueline Freeman.

Knilans, Susan, (author.). Freeman, Jacqueline, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781682686737 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1682686736 : HRD
  • Physical Description: xx, 234 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : The Countryman Press, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company, [2022]

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Summary, etc.:
"Bee populations are plummeting. The solution? Give them what they need to live naturally, and they'll handle the rest. Susan Knilans and Jacqueline Freeman are in love with bees. So in love that they observe their bees-their work, communication, seasonalactivity, and more-for hours each day. And with observation came realization: when bees are allowed to live as they would in nature (with smaller hives, no chemicals, freedom to swarm, and little-to-no human interference), they will thrive. Accordingly,Knilans and Freeman have spent decades perfecting the revolutionary practice of preservation beekeeping, guided by the simple question, "What do the bees want?" A surprising page-turner, this instructional book tells the story of their successes and failures, demonstrating what was learned along the way. Sharing preservation beekeeping's key tenets, the authors provide concrete, simple ways to implement their approach, from finding the right hive location to honing observation skills. This preservation manifesto is a vital addition to any beekeeper's library, imparting all the joys of a beekeeper's life"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Bee culture.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.