Winterization Of Honey Bees

Have you ever been curious about where bees go in the winter? Why do we never see bees flying during the winter season? All insects have different ways of handling the cold of winter. Some hibernate, some die, and some stay right where they are. On January 10, 2016 we went to the hives with Read more about Winterization Of Honey Bees[…]

The Washington Times: Conservation Club’s Apiary Causes a Buzz in Northern Indiana

On June 23rd, the Southwest Honey Co. bees made it all the way to Washington to tell their story! We are very proud of our little friends. This demonstrates that saving bees is not just a local issue! This is a national and worldwide effort. By AUSTIN CANDOR – Associated Press – Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Read more about The Washington Times: Conservation Club’s Apiary Causes a Buzz in Northern Indiana[…]

Waynedale Apiary Has Three-fold Mission: News Sentinel

  Article From The News-Sentinel (Published June 18, 2015) It’s the best kept secret in Waynedale. Founded in 1938, the Southwest Conservation Club lies hidden behind shrubbery, home to four ponds, along with shooting and archery ranges. But it’s the recently established apiary that’s become the talk of the area, and it all started with SWCC Read more about Waynedale Apiary Has Three-fold Mission: News Sentinel[…]

Bees As An Education Tool : Journal Gazette

Article From The Journal Gazette (Published June 12, 2015) For beginner beekeepers, business is already sweet. Entrepreneur Alex Cornwell and educator Megan Ryan are taking orders for honey produced at the Southwest Conservation Club, a fundraiser that is doing good in a couple of ways. The two friends’ primary objective was to educate people on Read more about Bees As An Education Tool : Journal Gazette[…]

POLLINATING WAYNEDALE : The Waynedale News

Article From The Waynedale News (Published April 24, 2015): Did you know that 16oz of honey requires 1,152 bees to travel 112,000 miles and visit 4.5 million flowers? Honeybees are often regarded as the hardest working animals on the planet. We depend on bees to not only produce honey but to do the majority of Read more about POLLINATING WAYNEDALE : The Waynedale News[…]