Bees in distress in Highlands County

By: fishinfool33825, 3:39 PM GMT on February 21, 2010

The unusual long stretch of cold weather here in central Florida has had some very negative effects on the honey bee population in the northwest corner of Highlands county. I found several dozen dead bees in my swimming pool yesterday. I was very alarmed so see so many there and wondered why they would drown themselves in such high numbers, so I took a walk around the property, noting that our shrubs that are usually full of red flowers this time of year are dead w...

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