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Mike Hansen, the state apiarist who oversees commercial bee inspections, said unofficial estimates of the number of people in Michigan with beehives on rooftops and in backyards range from about 3,000 to 10,000.
Michigan — which, used to have strict bee regulations before the early 1990s — doesn't track urban and suburban beekeepers, who are known in the industry as apiarists.
Intel researcher Lily Mummert, a backyard apiarist, built a tracking tool that could identify bees coming and going from her own hive.
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