Bumblebee Colony

June 6, 2011 · 9 comments

A couple days ago, Henry got word that a small bee tree had come into the local log sortyard, so he went over there with all his bee hiving equipment (box with frames, queen excluder, empty box, veil, smoker, and gloves). Upon arrival, he discovered that the bees in question were actually bumblebees–native Bombus melanopygus. […]