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Offline Understudy

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The greatest threat to beekeepers
« on: December 25, 2007, 09:24:42 PM »

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Re: The greatest threat to beekeepers
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2007, 08:59:35 AM »
I sure like the idea of bee sanctuaries. Never could understand why people want to live in a subdivision right next to houses, with houses on both sides of them, behind them, in front of them. I like trees, and land. There are a few places near to where I live that have subdivision rules, where lots have to be a minimum size such as 3 and a 1/2 acres or more.

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Re: The greatest threat to beekeepers
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2007, 04:19:57 PM »
I envision a day when beekeepers will have to play chicken w/ the government and threaten to not pollinate in twps, miniciplaities and counties that begin to zone out beekeeping. We need to fight back.
Also, Jefferson believed a five acre plot was conducive to farming enterprise, wildlife management and promoting an educationed lifestyle.
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Re: The greatest threat to beekeepers
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2007, 09:40:21 PM »
If a 3.5 acre plot were the minimum, I'd have to live 100+ miles from work to be able to afford it. 2 acre plots near me are starting at $800k. Plots bigger than that are mostly unavailable.
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