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Legalize Urban Beekeeping!
LOS ANGELES UPDATE:
11 Community Councils have passed motions in favor of urban beekeeping!
Districts 4: Atwater Village, Greater Griffith Park, Hollywood United, Silver Lake
District 6: Lake Balboa
District 10: South Robertson
District 11: Mar Vista, Del Rey, West LA
District 12: Chatsworth
District 13: Atwater Village, Silver Lake
District 14: Boyle Heights
If you live/work in Los Angeles districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 15 - email us!
- CLICK HERE FOR OUR LOS ANGELES LEGALIZATION PACKET!
- Motion from Los Angeles Councilman Bill Rosendahl - NEW!!
- Download the full Mar Vista Feasibility Study here! (pdf)
- Mar Vista Council’s Letter of Support (pdf)
- Matrix of city ordinances for urban beekeeping
- Map of District Boundaries in Los Angeles (pdf) – lacity.org
- HoneyLove’s Council Meeting Speech (pdf)
- Presentation on “stings” by Pediatric Pulmonologist
- Los Angeles County Apiary Registration Form
- Just Food’s Beekeeping Fact Sheet for NYC
- Response by City of Seattle Dept of Planning & Development
- No Buzz Zones Map
- Feed The Bees – resources page
- HoneyLove swarm box plans
FEASIBILITY STUDY VIDEOS:
Pediatric Pulmonologist - Roberta Kato
County of Los Angeles Inspector - Ariel Verayo
“I support urban beekeeping!” - Farmer’s Market
National Honey Bee Awareness Day - Los Angeles 2011
Bill Rosendahl - City of Los Angeles Councilmember (District 11)
Groups & Organizations
- Backwards Beekeepers
- Backwards Beekeepers Rescue Line: (213) 373-1104
- Backwards Beekeepers (Information Group)
- Organic Beekeepers (Yahoo Group)
- Long Beach Local Beekeepers Club
- Beekeepers Association of Southern California
- Orange County Beekeepers Association
- Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association
- Mar Vista Community Council Green Committee
- The Learning Garden - School garden
- Seed Library of Los Angeles - Seed exchange
- EVOfarm - Urban Aquaponics
Additional Projects & Websites
- Bush Bees - Beekeeping Naturally
- Vanishing of the Bees - Documentary
- Queen of the Sun - Documentary
- Silence of the Bees – PBS Documentary - Watch online FREE!
- Beyond Pesticides – Protecting Health and the Environment
- Urban Bee Gardens - UC Berkeley bee garden website
- Help The Honey Bees - UC Davis + Häagen-Dazs
- Beekeeping Guide for all ages – Useful list of beekeeping links