Rooftop Honey Bees

Several bee colonies are kept on Dawson’s rooftops and the honey extracted by students in the fall. Dawson’s Campus Life & Leadership team organizes a yearly health challenge for teams of students and staff. Any team participating in physical activity equivalent to 1249 kilometres, the distance 12 female bees fly to make 1 teaspoon of honey, receive a special prize – 1 teaspoon of Peace Garden honey!

Community partner: Alvéole

Last Modified: May 30, 2022