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The Great Bee Roundup 2019

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The bee roundup has involved forging through early snow. The forecast proved extremely accurate for a change. Both snowfalls mentioned in the last post actually occurred in roughly the amounts predicted. The last round dropped around four inches. A couple of days ago it drizzled enough rain to melt off the snow. Now I need […]

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Chilly Flashbacks 2018

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The newly distributed bees in the last post reminded of some of our earlier adventures that did not get shared earlier this spring–or extended winter as it turned out.  Generally images of bee transportation in an Iowan late March don’t have snow as the featured background. I guess they are still pretty in their way! […]