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Congratulations, ESA Winner Kelly Hamby!

Kelly Hamby, assistant professor and Extension specialist in the Department of Entomology, University of Maryland, conducts a horticultural crop tour hosted by the Western Maryland Research and Education Center. The educational meeting gave fruit and vegetable producers a look at several of the ongoing projects at the research facility located in Washington County, MD, as well as the opportunity to interact with University of Maryland researchers and Extension specialists.

Congratulations, UC Davis alumna Kelly Hamby! Hamby, an assistant professor and extension specialist in the Department of Entomology at the University of Maryland-College Park, will receive the Early Career Professional (ECP) Extension Award during the...

Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 3:49 PM

If You're Addicted to Insect Images...

If you're addicted to insects or insect photography, you'll want to see the international award-winning images on the Insect Salon website. Each year the Peoria (Ill.) Camera Club hosts the contest in conjunction with the Entomological Society of America...

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 4:00 PM

The Amazing Bee-Parasite Research of Leslie Saul-Gershenz

Leslie Saul-Gershenz in the Channel Island National Park conducting a native bee survey.

Evolutionary ecologist Leslie Saul-Gershenz goes places where many have been but few have ever really seen.  Bees and blister beetles, yes. We remember writing about her work in April of 2013 when she addressed the Nor Cal Entomology Society (now...

'Bee Man' Norm Gary: Still Smokin'

Emeritus professor of apiculture Norm Gary (left) and Eric Mussen, Extension apiculturist emeritus, pose with Gary's 70-year-old smoker. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's not every beekeeper who can say they've owned--and used--a smoker for 70 years. "Bee Man" Norman Gary can. And he displayed it at the Western Apicultural Society's 40th annual conference, held recently at UC Davis. Gary, who initiated and...

Marching for Science on April 22

A honey bee, dusted with blue pollen, forages on a bird's eye, Gilia tricolor. This photo was taken in April 2010, when all was not right in the bee world. It still isn't. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee, dusted with blue pollen, forages on a bird's eye, Gilia tricolor. We tower above her for a bird's eye view. It is April 19, 2010 in a field near the central UC Davis campus.  All is not right in the bee world, no thanks to pests,...

Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 5:44 PM

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