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The First Step in Colony Reproduction

Eventually everything in nature starts thinking about reproduction. It’s what we do, and each species exhibits specific signs when they have reached sexual maturity. Humans get hair and breast tissue.  Bower birds make elaborate nests. These are obvious outward signs,

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the tally so far

This summer started slow, and so did swarm season. I am usually ready by May to keep an eye on my emails, yet with our weather this year it caused a 1 month delay in temperatures, flowering and consequently swarming.

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