Bees Brought to Nicholas Conservatory

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ROCKFORD (WIFR) – The Nicholas Conservatory is adding a little buzz to its summer lineup of attractions

Raines Honey Farm from Davis, Illinois installed a bee hive on the roof of the conservatory this afternoon. Phillip Raines, the bees’ owner says by the middle of June there will be over 7,500 bees and they should produce at least 70 pounds of honey.

The hive is available to see along with paid admission.

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