Beehives bring opportunity for environmental education at Westmoreland Cleanways site

Beehives bring opportunity for environmental education at Westmoreland Cleanways site

Trib Extra – A handful of workers at Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling keep busy sorting and stacking unwanted items patrons bring in for reprocessing elsewhere into new products. Unseen behind a screen of vegetation, a much larger force also is hard at work — turning nectar into honey. Five hives, each containing tens of thousands of honeybees, have taken up residence in an apiary at the rear of the 8-acre site in Unity under the care of beekeeper Nancy Thorne.

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