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Help the bees!

BEEKEEPERS are warning honey prices will soar this summer after about 150 million bees were wiped out in the Hinterland bushfires. Bees play an important role in the balance of nature. They work hard to pollinate plants – agricultural, horticultural and garden - and they make honey. Unfortunately, they also have a nasty sting and need to be managed correctly to avoid creating a nuisance on adjoining properties. One of the primary limitations to the keeping of bees is the real