Honey bee farmer loses 1000s of bees in suspected poisoning
RCMP in southwestern Manitoba are trying to find out who poisoned thousands of honey bees near Brandon, Man., in recent weeks.
Brandon RCMP said the poisoning happened sometime between Aug. 14 and Sept. 3. Hives at two separate locations were targeted, about 10 to 16 kilometres northwest of Brandon in the Rural Municipality of Elton.
Anyone with information is asked to call Brandon RCMP at 204-726-7522 or call Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) if they want to remain anonymous.