Learning about Beekeeping

backlit

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Today I’ll be taking my observation hive to my daughter’s class! Should be fun. I took a sweet photo last night while checking them out (above). It was late and dark, and the hive was backlit by my back door light.

Why late and dark? Because everybody’s home then. I need to lock them all in for safely transporting and showing the kiddies in the class. If I had waited until this afternoon, a lot of the bees would be out foraging (provided it’s not pouring down rain like it is right now) and they would be very confused upon returning home to where their house once was.

Grade 2 here we come….
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2 Responses to backlit

  • very cool shot!

    we’d love to come meet them sometime, if you’re up for a visit one day?

  • Sure! The big hives, or the little ob hive? I’m hoping the ob hive is ok – I haven’t seen much action out of it lately. Let’s email to set up a time!
    s