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Infrastructure & Environment Improvements
Amend the current bylaw that does not allow country residential zoned home owners to keep bees. Currently home owners in Calgary are allowed to have bees as well Canadian Forces Base Gagetown is...
Amend the current bylaw that does not allow country residential zoned home owners to keep bees. Currently home owners in Calgary are allowed to have bees as well Canadian Forces Base Gagetown is currently allowing beekeeping on the top of some of the base buildings. This day and age when pollination is a current problem and bees are on the decline our MD is adding to the problem by not allowing our community to raise their own bee colonies. I have talked briefly with Mr Bamber on the subject and having his own bees for many years I am sure he would be able to shed more light on the topic. I understand if we limit the amount of hives based on acreage size but if you can raise one colony in a city lot I am sure we can come up with a solution for our zones. IE Cr 1 colony, CR 2 5 colonies, CR 3 10 colonies etc. I have also contacted the Provincial Apiculturalist Mr. Medhat Nassar about what can be done to rectify this issue. Thanks for listening
Aug 23, 2016 by
mrovens (45 points)