Monthly Archives: August 2011

Mie Prefecture Colony Removal

This week I traveled to Mie Prefecture to remove a colony of Japanese honey bees from the home of a friend whose mother lives there. On Monday I took the Shinkansen bullet train from Hakata Station in Fukuoka to Nagoya … Continue reading

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Drought and Bees Part II

The pump on the small pond in the front yard clogged and would not run no matter how much I tried to clear it. I ended up taking it apart and finding some tough strands of organic material around the … Continue reading

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Drought and Bees

We are in the middle of a fierce heatwave here in Texas. Compounding the heat is that we are experiencing our worst drought in decades. Plants and animals in the area are suffering as a result. The creek behind our … Continue reading

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