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Snapshots

  1. To the Fans of the "Window Dressing"

    Snapshot Title: To the Fans of the "Window Dressing"
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    These curtains were made from one of my old prom dresses, so please take it easy!!!! No really they were a house warming gift from Dennis! ha!



  2. We may not have much but we do have music...

    Snapshot Title: We may not have much but we do have music...
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    “Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul.”



  3. Green Gold?

    Snapshot Title: Green Gold?
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Need I say more...



  4. Compliments of APHISA

    Snapshot Title: Compliments of APHISA
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    a key chain and a temporary tattoo of a honey bee lie on top of a stack of magazines on the island in our kitchen. The key chain and tattoo were given to us at by project leader Robyn Rose of APHIS ...



  5. National Honey Bee Survey

    Snapshot Title: National Honey Bee Survey
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    A checklist of the diseases and pests surveyed for in the National Honey Bee Survey sits in a file box along with conact info for beekeepers interested in participating in the 2011 survey.



  6. A Pickeled Queen

    Snapshot Title: A Pickeled Queen
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    A queen bee sits on a paper towel waiting to be dissected.



  7. The Backside of a bee

    Snapshot Title: The Backside of a bee
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Most bees have a stinger on their backside...the one hanging from our track lighting has a bell?



  8. The abdomenof the queen

    Snapshot Title: The abdomenof the queen
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    How many honey bee queen abdomens are in this petri-dish.



  9. Coasters

    Snapshot Title: Coasters
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This is your brain on Troegs



  10. Another Great Book

    Snapshot Title: Another Great Book
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    this is the book I modified my autopsy technique from.



  11. what's that you're dissecting?

    Snapshot Title: what's that you're dissecting?
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Queens!



  12. Man or Machine?

    Snapshot Title: Man or Machine?
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Rob builds live bee boxes at the table. By the end of the day Rob had to move the wine rack and the boxes lining the entire wall from the microscope table to the back of the house



  13. Multi-Tasking

    Snapshot Title: Multi-Tasking
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    I can't remember who I was on the phone with but they caught me in the middle of dissecting a worker



  14. Leica MZ 16 A

    Snapshot Title: Leica MZ 16 A
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This stereo scope is the same one I have used for three years to do more than 20,000 dissections on honey bees. Its a great scope too bad they stopped making them...I think?



  15. Great Book

    Snapshot Title: Great Book
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: National Honey Bee Survey Sampling Kit Building #1
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    I always have Snodgrass' s book close by when I am dissecting bees.