Brandon and Susan Pollard consider themselves to be urban bee-wranglers.
In other words, the Texas Honeybee Guild founders herd honeybees. It sounds strange, even fictional, but the Pollards are dedicated to preserving the miniature insects that pollinate 30 percent of our food.
In 2012, Advocate photographer Danny Fulgencio captured bee-wrangling in “Exploring the honeybee world — at a neighborhood level” in our June edition. The images and accompanying story showcase how the honeybees’ ever-shrinking population could impact our ecosystem and even our lives.
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