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Bees Are Back Pollinating the Almonds

A honey bee foraging on a feral almond tree today (Feb. 10) in Pleasants Valley, Vacaville.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's almond pollination season in California but the weather refuses to cooperate. Heavy rains, high winds, intense flooding. What are the bees to do? They're holed up in their hives, waiting for the sun breaks. When the rain stops pelting their hives...

A honey bee foraging on a feral almond tree today (Feb. 10) in Pleasants Valley, Vacaville.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on a feral almond tree today (Feb. 10) in Pleasants Valley, Vacaville.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a feral almond tree today (Feb. 10) in Pleasants Valley, Vacaville.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pollen-packing honey bee heads for another almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A pollen-packing honey bee heads for another almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pollen-packing honey bee heads for another almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue skies, almonds blooming, bees buzzing--and all's right with the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Blue skies, almonds blooming, bees buzzing--and all's right with the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue skies, almonds blooming, bees buzzing--and all's right with the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 5:15 PM
 
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