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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
 
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