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|HERE ARE SOME HELPFUL RESOURCES ON HONEY, BEEKEEPING, AND BEE CONSERVATION|
HONEYThe National Honey Board
Free honey recipes, honey fact sheets, and the latest on all things honey.
The Honey Locator
Need help finding a local honey supplier? This is a good place to start!
The Chicago-based Sweet Beginnings program helps people with past criminal records learn the business of beekeeping—and gain important work experience in the process. When you buy honey and honey products from the Beeline shop, proceeds fund Sweet Beginnings.
BEEKEEPINGAmerican Bee Journal
A fairly technical beekeeping journal which has been publishing for almost 150 years!
American Beekeeping Federation
An organization of beekeeping professionals which has been around since 1943.
Bee Culture Magazine
A must-read for both beginning and seasoned beekeepers.
BEE CONSERVATIONThe Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
This nonprofit looks out for the honeybee and her many distant cousins, too.
The Great Sunflower Project
Grow a specific breed of sunflower, learn how to identify all sorts of bees (including honeybees, bumble bees, and metallic green bees, among others), and keep count for this very hands-on initiative.
National Wildlife Federation
Create a certified wildlife habitat in your own backyard to help the bees, birds, butterflies, frogs, and so on!
Colony Collapse Disorder
Facts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Colony Collapse Disorder.
CATCH THE BUZZ! Beekeeper and author Susan Brackney invites you to step inside the mysterious world of the honeybee. Look for Plan Bee: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Hardest-Working Creatures on the Planet from Perigee Books.