When most people think of bees, they think of yellow and black stripes. Many bees can be black or brown and can have stripes that are yellow, red or even blue. There are many types of bees, Honey, Carpenter, Bumble, just to name a few. Some species are more aggressive than others but they are vital to our world because of the pollination they are responsible for. They also produce honey and they are adorable. Unfortunately, they can also be a nuisance on your property in Virginia Highlands and scary for those who are allergic to their sting.