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Bee Season

When nature calls at this time of year, bees like to swarm. Larry Krengel, who serves on the board of the Illinois State Beekeepers Association, says swarming is what bees have done to survive over millions of years;



Krengel says if you encounter a swarm of bees, contact a local beekeeper for assistance;



For example, the Heart of Illinois Beekeepers Association has a form on their website people can fill out if they encounter a swarm of honey bees and want it removed. The state beekeepers association website has more information about all of its local chapters throughout the state that can help remove swarms too.

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