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Author Strawbridge Howard, Brigit, author.

Title Dancing with bees : a journey back to nature / Brigit Strawbridge Howard.

Publication Info. White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, [2019]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL NEW Material - DKLY-12  595.799 STR    DUE 11-04-19
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  NEW 595.799 STR    AVAILABLE
 Nippersink PLD New Material - NPLY-11  595.799 STR    AVAILABLE
Description xix, 282 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface, realisations -- Introduction, the honey trap -- Spring on the wing -- A nest of one's own -- What's in a name? -- The boys are back in town -- Bees behaving badly -- The upside-down bird -- The cabin by the stream -- Cuckoo, cuckoo -- On swarms and stings -- To bee, or not to bee -- Seeking the great yellow bumblebee, part 1 -- Seeking the great yellow bumblebee, part 2 -- On bovey heathfield -- In praise of trees -- Sedgehill, a natural history -- Cotton weavers -- Time for tea -- Evergreen -- Amongst the snowdrops -- Epilogue, reflections.
Summary The author shares a charming and eloquent account of a return to noticing, to rediscovering a perspective on the world that had somehow been lost to her for decades, and to reconnecting with the natural world. With special care and attention to the plight of pollinators, including honeybees, bumblebees, and solitary bees, she shares fascinating details of the lives of flora and fauna.
Subject Bees.
Bee culture.
Natural history.
Bee culture. (OCoLC)fst00829545
Bees. (OCoLC)fst00829774
Honeybee. (OCoLC)fst00959952
Natural history. (OCoLC)fst01034268
ISBN 9781603588485 hardcover
1603588485 hardcover
Standard No. 40029323270

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