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Following the wild bees

Thomas D. Seeley

Following the wild bees

the craft and science of bee hunting

by Thomas D. Seeley

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Bee hunting

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    Following the Wild Bees is a delightful foray into the pastime of bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that used to be practiced widely but which few people know about today. Thomas Seeley, a world authority on honey bees, vividly describes the history and science behind this lost pastime and how anyone can do it.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas D. Seeley ; design and photographic assistance by Megan E. Denver ; line drawings by Margaret C. Nelson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF537 .S44 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 164 pages
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27208544M
    ISBN 100691170266
    ISBN 109780691170268
    LC Control Number2015038694
    OCLC/WorldCa933507490

    Buy Following the Wild Bees Reprint by Seeley, Thomas D. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(67). A honeybee behaviorist takes a break from hard science to introduce the sport of bee hunting. Seeley (Biology/Cornell Univ.; Honeybee Ecology: A Study of Adaptation in Social Life, , etc.) has been studying honeybees in the wild for decades and in the course of his research has made something of an art of finding—and leaving undisturbed—feral : Thomas D. Seeley.

    The book is both a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world and a guide to the ingenious methods that compose the craft of the bee hunter. Hardcover, pages. Following the Wild Bees quantity. Book Description: A how-to book on an exhilarating outdoor activity and a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world. Following the Wild Bees is a delightful foray into the pastime of bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that used to be practiced widely but which few people know about today.

    B EEKEEPING IS A ‘THING’ in recent years, an increasingly popular hobby, but our relationship with honey bees goes back much further, to one we had as early human hunter-gatherers, following wild bees in hope of finding their hives and the honey therein.. This history of beelining, the other way to connect to honey bees besides keeping hives, is the subject of the book .   Following the Wild Bees is a delightful foray into the pastime of bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that used to be practiced widely but which few people know about today. Thomas Seeley, a world authority on honey bees, vividly describes the history and science behind this lost pastime and how anyone can do it. Following the Wild Bees is both a unique .


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Seeley. The honey bee’s process of choosing a dwelling place unfolds during colony reproduction (swarming), which occurs mainly in late spring and early summer (May–July) in the Ithaca area.