UH students: Beware of “secluded spots” on campus!
Just a few days ago, University of Houston officials called in Pearland beekeeper Mike Knuckey to remove a giant colony of 100,000 bees from behind a 40-foot-high section of wall in the engineering college’s Building 1. The wall had been dripping with honey.
But now the bees are coming back . . . to an undisclosed location on campus! From a UH press release:
UH plans to build a new nest for the bees in a wooden, isolated area of campus. The bees should be in their new home on Friday, Nov. 16.
A report from the Houston Chronicle is a little more ominous:
While moving the hive was a bit of a headache, university officials ended up with a sweet surprise: five gallons of fresh honey.
“We’re gonna think of something clever to do with it here on campus,” Alexander said.
- A Bee Story: UH Finds Gentle, Humane Solution to Sticky Problem [UH Today]
- Beehive removed from building at University of Houston [Houston Chronicle]