LOADED DOWN (Left and center) Aside from the heavy suits, beekeeping requires a load of gear and a pick-up with which to haul it all. The Pollards are pros and are ever equipped with beekeeping basics.
BEE SOCIAL (Right) Neighboring bees from different colonies collect on frames. When a new colony is brought to the location, the bees already in place cling to the box of newcomers. Brandon Pollard says bees from neighboring colonies sometimes support each other with food and water. Photo by Danny Fulgencio
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