Ljubljana, bee-friendly municipality
The City of Ljubljana is the second most bee-friendly municipality in Slovenia in 2015.
The Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association published a call inviting Slovenian beekeepers’ societies to nominate Slovenian municipalities which would deserve to receive the title Most Bee-Friendly Municipality 2015. The City of Ljubljana was nominated by the beekeepers’ society Urban Beekeeper. On Friday, 4 December 2015, the results were announced at a ceremony, and the City of Ljubljana was recognised as the second most bee-friendly municipality in Slovenia in 2015.
The award serves as recognition of our work and we are proud that the activities of the City of Ljubljana with regard to the preservation of bees and beekeeping have been acknowledged, and at the same time, this award gives us an impetus for our future work in the field.
In total, 29 municipalities applied, among them four cities, namely, in addition to Ljubljana, Kranj, Velenje and Slovenj Gradec.