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A Taste of Honey

A frame of honey at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you want to learn more about bees, honey and pollination, then you'll want to attend the debut event of the newly formed Honey and Pollination Center at the University of California, Davis. Themed "Bounty of Pollination: More Than Just Honey," the...

A frame of honey at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A frame of honey at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A frame of honey at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey

A drone (male bee), distinguished by its large, wrap-around eyes and stouter body, mingles with his sisters. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A drone (male bee), distinguished by its large, wrap-around eyes and stouter body, mingles with his sisters. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A drone (male bee), distinguished by its large, wrap-around eyes and stouter body, mingles with his sisters. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:30 PM

The Great Bee Count

Honey bee nectaring in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Are you ready for the Great Bee Count? It's happening Saturday, Aug. 11.  You're encouraged to be a "citizen scientist" and count the bees in your backyard or garden over a 15-minute period and to watch or listen to a national online video...

Honey bee nectaring in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee nectaring in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee nectaring in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Emmet Brady is an innovator in the field of cultural entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Emmet Brady is an innovator in the field of cultural entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Learning About Native Bees

Male metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, nectaring on a seaside daisy, Erigeron glaucus Wayne Roderick.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you want to learn about native bees...Just drop by the Davis Public Library next Thursday night.Pollination ecologist Neal Williams, assistant professor of entomology at UC Davis, will present a public lecture on “Promoting Native Bees for...

Male metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, nectaring on a seaside daisy, Erigeron glaucus Wayne Roderick.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Male metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, nectaring on a seaside daisy, Erigeron glaucus Wayne Roderick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Male metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, nectaring on a seaside daisy, Erigeron glaucus Wayne Roderick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:29 PM

'A' Is for Almonds

Neal Williams discusses native bees at a recent conference in Woodland.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee specialists Neal Williams and Eric Mussen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology are among those quoted in a comprehensive news story, "Hives for Hire," published March 3 in the Los Angeles Times. "Almond trees are exploding with pink and white...

Neal Williams discusses native bees at a recent conference in Woodland.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Neal Williams discusses native bees at a recent conference in Woodland. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Neal Williams discusses native bees at a recent conference in Woodland. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee working an almond blossom at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee working an almond blossom at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee working an almond blossom at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:31 PM

What Governs the Quality of Pollen?

Female sweat bee in the genus Lasioglossum, on a rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're interested in pollen and pollinators, you'll want to attend the UC Davis Department of Entomology seminar at 12:10 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1 in 122 Briggs Hall.That's when T’ai Roulston, research associate professor and curator, State Arboretum...

Female sweat bee in the genus Lasioglossum, on a rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Female sweat bee in the genus Lasioglossum, on a rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Female sweat bee in the genus Lasioglossum, on a rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

T'ai Roulston at State Arboretum of Virginia.
T'ai Roulston at State Arboretum of Virginia.

T'ai Roulston at State Arboretum of Virginia.

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 9:33 PM

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