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Buzz off, bylaw! Local group petitions city to scrap bee bylaw. – Nelson Star

Wildflower students watch bees in a portable hive. The school wants an observational hive installed in one of its classrooms.  Photo: Tyler Harper

Keith Stetsko wants a bee hive in every school in Canada. But right now he’ll settle for Nelson. Stetsko, who has been a beekeeper for over 50 years, was part of a small delegation who asked city council Monday to consider changing a bylaw that prevents beekeeping within city limits.