Late summer art and science

Collecting wild summer apples along the Huckleberry Trail in Blacksburg, Emmanuel Pratt-Clarke enjoys them. He was a little surprised how good they are.
Beauty is all around us and local photographer Anne Hammond-Took captures a swathe of blooming late summer wildflowers by the side of Blacksburg’s South Main Street busy with morning traffic.
In sweltering summer temperatures, Virginia Tech undergraduate students collect data on honeybee health beside a cornfield on Prices Fork Road in Blacksburg.