Honey Bee Deaths Rise Throughout Illinois

May 16, 2015 1:32 AM

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Honey Bee Deaths Rise Throughout Illinois

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) –There has been a sharp rise of honey bee deaths in Illinois, but there are steps that local governments may be able to take to reverse that trend.

More than 60 percent of honey bee colonies have died across the state of Illinois since the spring of 2014 according to a new survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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