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Urban beekeeping

May 28, 2010, 11:35 a.m.
Smoking bees

Photo: Rob Goodier

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Smoke and veil

Megan Paska burns pine and burlap in her hive smoker. Her veil is on the ground beside her. For urban bee species, a smoker and a veil may be all the protective equipment a beekeeper would need.