Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

October 31, 2020
Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

A how-to book on an exhilarating outdoor activity and aunique meditation on the pleasures of the naturalworldFollowing the Wild Bees is a delightful foray into thepastime of bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that usedto be practiced widely but which few people know about today.Weaving informative discussions of bee biology with colorfulanecdotes, personal insights, and beautiful photos, Thomas Seeleydescribes the history and science behind this lost pastime and howanyone can do it. The bee hunter's reward is a thrilling encounterwith nature that challenges mind and body while also givinginsights into the remarkable behavior of honey bees living in thewild. Whether you're a bee enthusiast or just curious about thenatural world, this book is the ideal companion for newcomers tobee hunting and a rare treat for armchair naturalists.