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Bumblebee

Slang; a needlessly cumbersome financial statement, especially one that obscures the true financial statement. The term is most common in the context of small Christian churches and ministries.
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After we had an outburst of bee infestations in many of our Middleton campus' buildings, Peter very generously offered to help solve the problem humanely by moving the bees into hives.
BEE KIND WEEK (JUNE 19-25) | Monday: Bee Aware day - When you see a bee, is your first reaction to run away?
Dr Hornitzky said the Africanised honey bee test offers exciting possibilities in regards to the draft policy review for the importation of honey bee semen currently being considered by policy makers.
He teaches beekeeping and works closely with the British Beekeeper's Association and the Bee Farmers Association.
Every four minutes, as the sun shifts one degree to the west, the bee automatically recalibrates the sun's direction to determine the ever-changing angle between the sun and the bee's return flight to its hive.
Even though the term 'brood' includes all the immature stages of a bee's life, chalkbrood only seems to infect the larvae," notes Rosalind James, research leader at Logan and an international authority on this bee disease.
There, the larvae feast on young bees and nectar--food for the developing bees.
Another way Bee has found to compensate for high land and construction costs is to develop market rate housing buildings with a percentage of affordable housing, such as the 300 unit condo project he is working on along the Gowanus Canal--a channel of water in South Brooklyn that has been cleaned of the toxicity for which it was renowned in the late 1980's.
A female solitary bee, in contrast, needs pollen to pack away as food with the eggs that she lays in her few weeks of adulthood.
Every honey bee, with the exception of the European honey bee, has a mite that attacks the larval stage," says Burgett.
I'm a little more concerned [than others] because I actually have an allergy to bee stings.
The UK has only 638 commercial bee farmers, yet the country is in need of at least a third more to keep bee numbers as high as possible and maintain muchneeded honey production levels.