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May 4, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

McFarland Park

56461 180th Street
Ames, IA 50010
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OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) Honey Bees – the super organism. Swarming Behavior and Other Facts

Thursday, May 4, 2023

The behavior of honey bees swarming has always been an amazing feat of honey bees to disperse into new habitat. Jamie has captured almost 100 plus swarms by many different methods in the last 4 years. The techniques will be discussed. He’s also recorded swarming behavior on video as they disperse from a hive, then clustering and entering their new home. Whether it is in a hollow tree or a bait hive that is set up to attract a swarm, these swarm videos are amazing to watch. This is nature at its finest!! Other facts about Honey Bees will also be presented. 

These free programs are held the first Thursday of the month from 10:30 to 11:30 AM.  Doors open at 10:00 AM for coffee/tea and chatting.

(Older, Wiser, Livelier Souls) are designed for “boomers” or older, but anyone can attend.

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