Assemblyman Bill Magee hopes to create a network of beekeepers in New York State. Photo by Peter Burka/Creative Commons

Assemblyman Bill Magee is hoping to save New York’s bees.

The state lawmaker has drafted legislation requiring the state to create a registry of beekeepers in an effort to combat the viruses that are weakening hives.

The bill is being considered by the Assembly Agriculture Committee today.

Source: Times Union