On one of Mark's swarm calls, the kind homeowner took photos of him on her phone (from the safety of the house) and sent them to us. I thought I'd share!
With the wet and cold spring, the bees have really struggled. Mark has
had a hard time getting into the hives to work them so we'll probably
end up with swarm-offs. We know of at least one -- Mr. Barham called,
giddy with excitement, that he'd seen a swarm exit one of our hives and
head into the woods. In his 80s, that was the first time he'd seen that