They are here! You probably read about our new resident bees up on the rooftop of the Central Library.
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Here are a few “behind the scenes” photos we took as we brought the bees in. The bees arrived in the boot of a car, tightly strapped and wrapped, making their way up the library rooftop on library trolleys… They are library bees after all!
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The hives were secured to pallets we had installed some weeks before. Their little doorways were opened.
It was very exciting to watch the first bee come out of the mysterious wooden boxes we had been peering at!
As Cenna was watching her brood anxiously, more or more bees came out and discovered their new environment.
The weather wasn’t great but everything went well and we came back to very active and happy bees a few days later. After months of preparations, we could finally celebrate the arrival of our new residents!