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Not Your Average Garden-Variety Calendar

This is one of Rollin Coville's stunning photos of a male green sweat bee, Agapostemon. (Photo by Rollin Coville, used with permission),

It's not your average garden variety calendar.It's absolutely bee-utiful. Native bees reign supreme in  “Garden Variety Native Bees of North America,” a calendar produced by University of California alumni as a benefit for two non-profit...

This is one of Rollin Coville's stunning photos of a male green sweat bee, Agapostemon. (Photo by Rollin Coville, used with permission),
This is one of Rollin Coville's stunning photos of a male green sweat bee, Agapostemon. (Photo by Rollin Coville, used with permission),

This is one of Rollin Coville's stunning photos of a male green sweat bee, Agapostemon. (Photo by Rollin Coville, used with permission),

The cover of the calendar,
The cover of the calendar, "Garden Variety Native Bees of North America." (Photos by Rollin Coville)

The cover of the calendar, "Garden Variety Native Bees of North America." (Photos by Rollin Coville)

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 8:14 PM

Tiny Saviors in Our Backyard

Metallic green sweat bee (Agapostemon texanus) on coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're interested in native bees, you'll want to read the newly published University of California research article,  "Tiny Saviors in Our Backyard."Native pollinator specialists Robbin Thorp and Neal Williams of the UC Davis Department of Entomology...

Metallic green sweat bee (Agapostemon texanus) on coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Metallic green sweat bee (Agapostemon texanus) on coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Metallic green sweat bee (Agapostemon texanus) on coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 5:47 PM

Protecting the Pollinators

Assistant professor Neal Williams and Kimiora Ward, research associate from the Williams lab, collect bees.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's good to see so many publications focusing on the pollinator crisis--because that's exactly what it is, a crisis. Writing for the Nature journal, Sharon Levy recently examined pollination studies that focus on the importance of pollinators and the...

Assistant professor Neal Williams and Kimiora Ward, research associate from the Williams lab, collect bees.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Assistant professor Neal Williams and Kimiora Ward, research associate from the Williams lab, collect bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Assistant professor Neal Williams and Kimiora Ward, research associate from the Williams lab, collect bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Neal Williams (right) and colleague Rufus Isaacs confer at the Entomological Society of America meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Reno. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Neal Williams (right) and colleague Rufus Isaacs confer at the Entomological Society of America meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Reno. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Neal Williams (right) and colleague Rufus Isaacs co confer at the Entomological Society of America meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Reno. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 9:47 PM

Saving the Native Bees in Yolo County

Black-Faced Bumble Bee

Xerces Society scientists just developed a first-of-its-kind conservation strategy summarizing the threats facing native bees in the diverse landscapes of Yolo County and identifying measures to protect them.And what a great conservation--and...

Black-Faced Bumble Bee
Black-Faced Bumble Bee

BLACK-FACED BUMBLE BEE (Bombus californicus) gathering pollen in a California poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 5, 2010 at 7:39 PM

In the Arms of an Almond Tree

In the Arms of an Almond

The first time I met Alexandra "Alex" Klein, she was perched in the arms of an almond tree in the Capay Valley, Yolo County. It was Feb. 27, 2008.  As a visiting researcher with the Environmental Science, Policy and Management at UC Berkeley, she was...

In the Arms of an Almond
In the Arms of an Almond

ALEXANDRA KLEIN, shown here in the arms of an almond tree in the Capay Valley in February of 2008, will speak on "Can Wild Pollinators Contribute, Augment, and Complement Almond Pollination in California?" at a UC Davis seminar on Feb. 17. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee and an Almond Blossom
Bee and an Almond Blossom

A HONEY BEE foraging in a Capay Valley almond orchard on Feb. 27, 2008. This year's commercial almond season is almost here. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 6:35 PM

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