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ABJ Cover

July 2019

- July 1, 2019 -

American Bee Journal July 2019 Cover

Water collection becomes increasingly important as we head into the hot summer months. Joan Fox took this exquisite photo of a honey bee on Blue Mistflower (Conoclinium coelestinum) in Tucson, Arizona.

Housebound after a serious car accident, Joan was led by her camera’s eye to her front and back yards and to a world of beautiful beings she had always loved but never before fully seen. She created BeeStill ( to inspire love for bees and pollinators, and donates half of her profits to bee conservancies.