The Gran Canaria Cabildo delivers the first 20 hives away from 600 with a fertilized queen bee to people affected by the 2019 fires.
The particular Cabildo has developed the hives using the University of Las Palmas sobre Gran Canaria (ULPGC), that are made up of a fertilized queen and a number of worker bees, which makes up the miniature hive.
The particular delivery of these small hives may continue as they are developed, which usually requires delicate work and depends upon multiple climatic variables, explained the particular councillor for the Primary Sector, Miguel Hidalgo, who stressed that this effort, supports a sector made up of over 300 beekeepers with 11, 1000 hives, that suffered very terribly in the fires.
The particular 2019 fires affected 35 beekeepers. 21 lost almost 800 urticaria, and 14 saw their nearly 900 affected due to lack of meals, since the fire affected strategic places for beekeeping with a high natural and landscape value, where hip hop honeys of exceptional quality are created.
To reverse this example, the Cabildo approved a program associated with emergency measures, such as the purchase plus delivery of 3, 700 kgs of solid food and 5, two hundred litres of liquid food for your survival of the hives not damaged.
In addition , almost one, 000 kilos of laminated polish were delivered, an indispensable part of the beehive. Another measure is the hive nucleus elaboration program together with the University Start of Animal Health and Food Protection, which involves raising queen bees.
The Association associated with Beekeepers of Gran Canaria provides collaborated in the design of this help package, and 5 of the twenty one beekeepers who lost their urticaria, have received the first 20 nuclei.
The Cabildo has shipped them because beekeeping is an important activity, as stated in the state associated with alarm decree.
Along with the hives, they provided them with the document that allows the movement from farm to another, as well as instructions means implant the nucleus in the apiary of each producer, located in La Aldea, Telde, Guí an and Gá ldar.