FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - When ABC21 installed a beehive behind the station one year ago, the goal was to provide a good living environment for tens of thousands of important insects -- belonging to a species that is dwindling in numbers.
But we knew, as well, a hive means honey... and this Labor Day weekend, ABC21 engineer and resident beekeeper Mike Reynolds harvested some of that liquid gold.
The bees didn't seem to mind; no stings were reported.
Watch our video to see how it was done, and click here to learn why a healthy honeybee population is so important.