Carpenter Bees Can Handle High Temperatures (image) North Carolina State University Share Print E-Mail Caption Research from NC State University finds that carpenter bees, like the one pictured here, are better equipped than most other common bee species to function at higher temperatures. In other words, higher temps won't save your deck. Credit Elsa Youngsteadt Usage Restrictions Photo credit must be given. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.