Entomologists say urban hobby beekeepers are serious threat to wild bees

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There is a downside to the urban beehive boom in Montreal. Entomologists say honey bee hives are a growing threat to native pollinators.

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They are squeezing out the native species that were busy pollinating Quebec plants long before European honey bees were imported into the province — and Montreal’s official opposition party wants the city to do something about it.

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