Bee Venom the New Gold?

Bee Venom the New Gold?

No need to head to Alaska or far away African jungles to find gold. If you’re a beekeeper and don’t mind stirring up the bees, could harvesting bee venom be better than owning a gold mine? Check out this BBC News story. -dM

Human Hive

Human Hive

We humans marvel at the efficacy of the honeybee colony. That superorganism houses, breeds, feeds, cares, cleans, defends and propagates itself in the most efficient and resilient manner possible. In spite of all the challenges and changes, the honeybee has survived intact for millions of years, while most everything else with origins that ancient has disappeared. So, if humans were given the opportunity, what would […]

The University of Montana Masters Beekeeping Program

The University of Montana Masters Beekeeping Program

Ever seen a donkey in a bee suit? If not check out The University of Montana Masters Beekeeping Program’s Facebook page. And while you’re there click on an image to open the viewer to look at rest of the images. There’s some great hive/bee house/bus art! And some interesting reading. Enjoy! -dM

Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

What more can be said? The beginnings of my love of nature go far back into childhood where wonder, beauty, and nature’s intertwining wrap filled my live with joy and purpose. Somewhere along the way I lost much of that inspiration as: my spiritual connection with nature was replace by a dead, legalistic religion family responsibilities absorbed more of my alone time difference in life’s […]

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