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.

– Associated Press – Tuesday, June 23, 2015

WAYNEDALE, Ind. (AP) – 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 members Megan Ryan and Alex Cornwell.

“We wanted to do something that matched the mission of the club,” Ryan said. “Bee conservation is just a natural way to do that.” Read More

 


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