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Bee season has arrived!

Whether you’re concerned about bees or depend on them for honey production, it’s time to get used to their presence again. What do you want to know Bees tend to sleep when it’s too cold outside They are most active in the early afternoon The appearance of bees usually begins in April Bees are very […]

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Pamplin Media Group – NOTICE: Don’t be afraid of honey bee swarms

Debby Garman: “Please report any sightings of swarms to beekeepers in the Tualatin Valley for a kind and safe removal.” It’s bee swarming season! In Washington County, please report any sightings of swarms to beekeepers in the Tualatin Valley (www.TVBAbees.org) for gentle and safe removal. What is a swarm of bees? During the spring and […]

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Researchers capture rare honey bee behavior from inside the hive

Through video analysis, researchers identified several behaviors of bees inside the hive, including remodeling the hive, cleaning surfaces, self-grooming, brood care, brood storage, pollen and nectar, and even cannibalism! Credit: Diego Perez-Lopez, PLOS, CC BY 4.0 Unique videos capture detailed examples of rare honey bee behaviors, such as mouth-to-mouth. Unique video from inside hives provides […]