How would you describe your association with apiculture? State apiarist
What is your specific area of expertise? policy
Please describe the policy needs in your state. Our laws and regs are new. I think we are in good shape.
Please describe the programming needs in your state. Would love more things focused on urban beekeeping.
Please describe the research needs in your state.
Describe ongoing happenings in your state (policy, programming and/or research)
What do you feel are the most pressing issues in the mid-Atlantic region? mites and habitat loss
Washington DC apiculturists are experts in bee policy and law. New beekeeping laws and regulations have been put into place, offering clear responsibilities for all DC beekeepers. MAAREC representatives for Washington DC are Toni Burnham of the DC Beekeepers Alliance and Natasha Garcia-Andersen of the DC Apiary Program.