Bee Havior

Do Honeybees Bite?

November 30, 2012 | Bee Havior

By Ol’ Drone A frequently asked question at any honeybee exhibit and demonstration is “do the bees ever bite you, mister?” I’ve always enjoyed joking with the visitor by telling him—“no they don’t bite but bees use the other end and can sting you!” Now we have the truth! Recently released Read more >

Voting for Bees

October 25, 2012 | Bee Havior

By Ol’ Drone Our American form of government, crafted by our Constitution, is not perfect. But history has shown that it is far better than any other form. Our Bill of Rights assures our citizens ample opportunity and freedom not found anywhere else. This is why millions of immigrants risk their lives to Read more >

ZomBee Update

September 28, 2012 | Bee Havior

Editor’s Note: We’ve been following developments in this discovery (Zombee Watch and Zombie Flies: A Potential New Threat to Beekeeping?), and recently received this update from Ol’ Drone about the parasite found attacking bees in California. Beyond the implications on honeybee health, we can’t help Read more >

ZomBee Update

September 28, 2012 | Bee Havior

Editor’s Note: We’ve been following developments in this discovery (please see previous newsletters), and recently received this update from Ol’ Drone about the parasite found attacking bees in California. Beyond the implications on honeybee health, we can’t help but marvel at the science behind Read more >