Honey Bees On The Mine Site

Recently I was called to action to photograph a different subject matter I normally don’t see on a mine site.  Vale has introduced a few new Bee colonies to help pollinate the already present wildflowers and  push forward the re-greening process on the site.   Learn more  by watching the CTV News Coverage

Over 500,000 bees occupy the 2 hives on site.


Wayne Tonelli (Beekeeper) and Glen Watson (Decommissioning & Reclamation)
hold up jars of honey extracted from the hives.


James Hodgins is a Mining/Industrial/Commercial photographer based out of Sudbury Ontario Canada.

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