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

In this video we show you how to catch a bee on a flower.
It's takes a little practice but easy to master.

Marking a Bee

Here's a short video on how to mark a bee in order to time her round trip.

 

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