Oregon Field Guide

Queen Bees

Clip: Season 26 Episode 2604 | 8m 59s

In a multi-year experiment two beekeepers attempt to breed stronger bees, capable of surviving winter in Portland. Tim Wessels & Glen Andresen were tired of having to import bees from California and Hawaii to replenish their hives. We follow them for a year during which their colonies get slammed by a brutally cold winter.

Aired: 11/13/14

Rating: NR

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