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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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Hand On Hive Experence

Date & Time
Friday, June 7, 2024
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost
69
Location
9122 Bucks Road, Heyworth, IL, 61745
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“Step into the mesmerizing world of the honeybee with our captivating bee hive experience. As you approach our apiary, the air is alive with the gentle hum of thousands of bees diligently going about their work. Watch in awe as the intricate dance of the bees unfolds before your eyes. From the mesmerizing waggle dance to the meticulous construction of honeycomb, every aspect of their behavior offers a window into the fascinating life of these remarkable creatures. Owner and beekeeper Amber will take you through the hive, explaining the roles of the queen bee, worker bees, and drones, and shedding light on the complex social structure of the colony. Get up close and personal with the bees as you observe them in the safety of our suites. Marvel at their precision and efficiency as they gather nectar, produce honey, and care for their young. This immersive experience offers a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of the vital role that bees play in our ecosystem. Gain insights into the challenges facing bee populations today and learn how you can make a difference in supporting these essential pollinators. Whether you’re a seasoned bee enthusiast or a curious novice, our bee hive experience promises to inspire, educate, and leave you with a newfound appreciation for the incredible world of the honeybee.” MUST BE 14 or older.
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