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About Those Bee Hive Thefts

Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. California now has a million acres of almonds, and each acre requires two colonies for pollination. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"As bees vanish, bee heists multiply!" screamed a Feb 16th headline in The Washington Post. So true. For her news story, reporter Jenny Starrs interviewed "Bee Detective" Jay Freeman of the Butte County Sheriff's Office (he's a detective all year long...

Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. California now has a million acres of almonds, and each acre requires two colonies for pollination. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. California now has a million acres of almonds, and each acre requires two colonies for pollination. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. California now has a million acres of almonds, and each acre requires two colonies for pollination. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A healthy bee frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A healthy bee frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A healthy bee frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 5:10 PM

It's All The Buzz

A honey bee encounters rain drops Nov. 13 in the midst of the California drought. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bees will be "all the buzz" next week when the California State Beekeepers' Association (CSBA) meets Nov. 18-20 in Valencia, Calif., and the  Entomological Society of America (ESA) meets Nov. 16-19 in Portland, Ore. Those who belong to both...

A honey bee encounters rain drops Nov. 13 in the midst of the California drought. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee encounters rain drops Nov. 13 in the midst of the California drought. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee encounters rain drops Nov. 13 in the midst of the California drought. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is what beekeepers want more of: rain and forage for their bees. This is a blue aster, member of the sunflower family. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is what beekeepers want more of: rain and forage for their bees. This is a blue aster, member of the sunflower family. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is what beekeepers want more of: rain and forage for their bees. This is a blue aster, member of the sunflower family. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 9:25 PM
Tags: Bill Lewis (3), CSBA (2), ESA (10), Frank Zalom (42), honey bees (338)
 
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