August 2018 - Bear Country Bees

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How Do Wildfires Affect Your Bees?
Aug 16

How Do Wildfires Affect The Well-Being Of Your Honey Bees?

Industry News & Updates

As of this writing, massive ​wildfires are raging across most of the western United States including Utah where we’re located.

Hundreds of thousands of acres have already been scorched and according to fire officials, it’s likely going to get worse before it gets better.

While we’re far from being in the top 10 worst wildfires in US history, we know that many beekeepers (even those far from the fires) are concerned about the well-being of their bees given the amount of pollution and contaminants in the air.

Should you be concerned about the health of your bees with regards to the wildfires? Let’s take a look.