I did a search on this, so i hope this isn't a repost.
This thought all stemmed from one picture taken in another country of a feral hive made from a hollow log with 3 holes drilled in it as an entrance way. I'll attempt to locate the picture.
Obviously, we know already that we cannot keep hives that do not have removable frames here in the states, due to disease concerns, AFB and others.
We also know that our feral bee populations are in decline, so my point in this post is this;
Is it legal, to create a similar hive, that is not human kept(therefore not managed) and leave it in the wild as a possible refuge for swarms and colonies.
And do this as frequently as possible and drop them in locations to help feral populations.
I don't want to break the law, but want to help the bees. Would this mitigate regulations?
Anyone with any suggestions is welcome!