July 21st
Waves of Honey Bees

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Have you ever seen a swarm of honey bees? A flying swarm is reminiscent of ocean waves of honey bees. It is amazing to see! In this presentation at Zauel Library view a live swarm in action (via brief video clip) and find out why honey bees are attracted to saltwater. Learn the three types of bees in a hive and their respective roles. Witness the life cycle of the honey bee and how bees gather nectar from flowers and turn it into honey. Understand how honey is harvested and why it is used for more than just putting on toast. Find answers to questions like, “how do bees pollinate?” and “what is the importance of pollination for our food supply?” Audiences are amazed at the fascinating information about honey bees presented in an entertaining way from Thornapple Woodlands.

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