As a follow up to my Thursday post on Urban beekeeping, a Burnaby woman has successfully petitioned council to remove a prohibition of bees from the bylaws. Odds & sods: Loose lips, bees knees, a squat is jerked Rather than see her hives destroyed, she had a prominent local commercial apiarist, John Gibeau, speak to […]
I was impressed with the design for the Vancouver convention centre, in downtown Vancouver, having bee hives on the green roof.
The six-acre rooftop garden is crafted as a habitat for the 400,000 native plants and grasses growing there, as well as for birds and bugs (it houses hives for 60,000 bees).
Source: Worldchanging: Bright Green: Canada’s Largest Green Roof