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Female sweat bee

What a treasure! Have you seen the Xerces Society's new online Pollinator Conservation Resource Center? This is something that's long been needed. It's a wealth of information--that's why it's a treasure. As Matthew Shepherd of the Xerces Society for...

Female sweat bee
Female sweat bee

NO SWEAT--This is a female sweat bee, Halictus ligatus, in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bombus californicus
Bombus californicus

CAUGHT IN THE ACT--This bumble bee, Bombus californicus, is nectaring salvia (sage) in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 6:08 PM

The A's, Bees and C's....

Honey Bee and Catmint

In an aging queen bee, does age affect the quality of her offspring? Why do some bees leave the hive and never return?Extension Apiculturist Eric Mussen (right), a member of the UC Davis Department of Entomology faculty, touches on these subjects in the...

Honey Bee and Catmint
Honey Bee and Catmint

HONEY BEE heads for catmint, a favorite of insect pollinators. The plant (genus Nepeta) is a member of the mint family or Lamiaceae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sipping Nectar
Sipping Nectar

SIPPING NECTAR from catmint, a honey bee buzzes from blossom to blossom.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 6, 2009 at 6:19 PM

Just in Time for National Pollinator Week

Neal Williams

It's National Pollinator Week, and what a perfect time to welcome native pollinator specialist Neal Williams to the UC Davis Department of Entomology faculty. He's actually no stranger to UC Davis. He's been collaborating with researchers at the Harry...

Neal Williams
Neal Williams

NATIVE POLLINATOR SPECIALIST Neal Williams has just joined the UC Davis Department of Entomology faculty. Here he shows a collection of native bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sweat Bee
Sweat Bee

THIS INSECT is a female sweat bee, Halictus tripartitus. It is sometimes mistaken for a honey bee. The sweat bee, however, is a native, and the common honey bee or Western honey bee, is not. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 5:56 PM

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