Finding Ways To Help Vermont's Bee Population Thrive

02/28/12 12:50PM By Jane Lindholm, Samantha Fields
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A bee alights on the bloom of a thistle in Berlin, Vt. in July of 2011.
Beekeepers in parts of the eastern United States are reporting massive losses this winter.  The Plattsburgh Press-Republican quotes New York's Champlain Valley Beekeepers Association president Dick Crawford as saying that his members have lost up to 90 or even 100% of their hives.

Chaz Mraz is president of the Vermont Beekeepers Association.   He spoke with VPR's Jane Lindholm about the condition of Vermont hives.

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