The Smithsonian Institution is the place to "bee" on Monday, June 22.
UC Davis pollinator specialist and researcher Robbin Thorp will join other bumble bee experts from across the country in a "Plight of the Bumble Bees" public...
Pollen-Packing Bumble Bee
POLLEN-PACKING bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii), the most common California bumble bee, buzzes a flower in the Storer Gardens, UC Davis Arboretum. This photo was taken July 13, 2008. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
THIS YELLOW-FACED BUMBLE BEE (Bombus vosnesenskii) nectars a flower in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
SWEET NECTAR--A yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) gathers nectar in the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)