I think this is a interesting question - I do not know the answer but I have heard of some in Coastal Alaska which has a climate something like BC. But the ones that have really amazed me have been the ones in central Sask. or maybe Manitoba. One of the members here from Faulkner, Manitoba just might have an answer.
I started this year in South Central Alaska but Iv'e been in contact with several people in the Fairbanks area. Keep in mind these two areas have drastically different climates. Like everything else here, there is a big learning curve to anything agricultureal. There have been successful beekeepers in Alaska for a long time. Not everyone overwinters but some are working on genetics and methods which will allow us to.
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