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Denver Honey Bees: Pretty Perfect Pollinators! The Buzz Around Town

Sometimes the pictures speak for themselves. Words are superfluous! Educationally, discussing pollen, pollinators, honey bees, and more, while important and interesting, are perhaps less important than the visual images alone. I see these bee pics as falling in that category.

Honey bees are essential pollinators, playing a critical role in the ecosystem and agriculture. These industrious insects transfer pollen from the male anthers of a flower to the female stigma, facilitating plant reproduction. This process is vital for the production of fruits, vegetables, and nuts. Approximately 75% of the world’s flowering plants and about 35% of global food crops depend on animal pollinators, with honey bees being the most significant contributors.

  Pollen Sacks Are The Product Of A Good Effort By Our Bee Friend.

Honey Bee With Pollen Sacks: A Good Day’s Work By this Amazing Pollinator!

Their effectiveness as pollinators is due to their social structure and foraging behavior. A single bee colony can pollinate thousands of flowers daily, ensuring biodiversity and food security. Moreover, honey bees enhance crop yields and quality, supporting agricultural economies. However, threats such as pesticides, habitat loss, and diseases are causing bee populations to decline, highlighting the urgent need for conservation efforts to protect these invaluable pollinators and maintain ecological balance.

Acknowledging That I’m A Big Mouth Does NOT Help. These Pics Leave Me At A Loss For Words.

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Lenny Lensworth Frieling

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Leonard Frieling Senior Attorney Emeritus
  • Senior Counsel Emeritus to the Boulder Law firm Dolan + Zimmerman LLP : (720)-610-0951
  • Former Judge
  • Photographer of the Year, AboutBoulder 2023
  • First Chair and Originator of the Colorado Bar Association’s Cannabis Law Committee, a National first.
  • Previous Chair, Boulder Criminal Defense Bar (8 years)
  • Twice chair Executive Counsel, Colorado Bar Association Criminal Law Section
  • NORML Distinguished Counsel Circle
  • Life Member, NORML Legal Committee
  • Life Member, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
  • Board Member Emeritus, Colorado NORML
  • Chair, Colorado NORML, 7 years including during the successful effort to legalize recreational pot in Colorado
  • Media work, including episodes of Fox’s Power of Attorney, well in excess of many hundreds media interviews, appearances, articles, and podcasts, including co-hosting Time For Hemp for two years.
  • Board member, Author, and Editor for Criminal Law Articles for the Colorado Lawyer, primary publication of the Colorado Bar Assoc. 7 Years, in addition to having 2 Colorado Lawyer cover photos, and numerous articles for the Colorado Lawyer monthly publication.
  • LEAP Speaker, multi-published author, University lectures Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, Denver University Law School, Univ. of New Mexico, Las Vegas NM, and many other schools at all levels.
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