Although abundant in the summertime, bees hibernate during the winter, and sometimes remain in hibernation for up to 9 months of the year. Bees, like some wild creatures, retreat to their warm shelters during the cold wi... More »

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Unlike many insects, bees hibernate during the winter instead of dying off. They do not hibernate in the typical sense but stay extremely close to their nests and stick together while focusing on food consumption. More »

In the winter, most bees stay in the hive, kept warm by heater bees and living off honey stored there. Bees can remain active through the winter, but the queen can be the only bee to survive until spring since she is the... More »

During the winter months, the queen wasp either hibernates in her old nest, or she constructs a small, discreet hibernation cell. When the queen emerges between April and early June, she abandons the old nest or hibernat... More »

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Bees make honey as a source of food for the colony over the winter, when their normal food supply is gone. Honey is also used to feed the larva. More »

The queen bumblebee, who is the only one that survives in winter, picks a nest location during spring. She fills the spot with dry grass or other materials to build a shelter. Other honeybees flatten the bark near the en... More »

In the winter, most bees stay in the hive, kept warm by heater bees and living off honey stored there. Bees can remain active through the winter, but the queen can be the only bee to survive until spring since she is the... More »