Warm temperatures drive emergence of early willow buds, pollen and honey bee activity.
We have bees in February
Pussy willows (Salix scouleriana) - a sign of spring in Interior Alaska.
Early pussy willows - Anchorage, Alaska, USA
1-24-14 Winter plants blooming - Bethel, Alaska, USA
Early Pussy Willows in Denali Park.
Unseasonably warm in Chistochina.