This site is a companion to Thomas Seeley's upcoming book
Following the Wild Bees
The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting
coming this April from Princeton University Press.



Catching a Bee

We're working on a video to show you how to catch a bee on a flower.
It's takes a little practice but easy to master.

Coming Soon →

Marking a Bee

We'll have a video soon on how to mark a bee in order to time her round trip.

Coming Soon →


Bee hunting requires no costly equipment, can be played alone, 
exercises both the muscles and the brain, demands skill and persistence,
and ends in either harmless disappointment or exhilarating triumph. 
– Thomas D. Seeley