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Posts Tagged: Susan Cobey

Sheridan Miller: A Tireless Worker Bee

Beekeeper Brian Fishback helping Sheridan Miller with her hive. (Photo by Craig Miller)

Her name is Sheridan Miller. If there's a human equivalent of a honey bee, she's it. She's a worker bee. We first met Sheridan Miller, 11, of Mill Valley when she visited the Harry H.Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, University of...

Beekeeper Brian Fishback helping Sheridan Miller with her hive. (Photo by Craig Miller)
Beekeeper Brian Fishback helping Sheridan Miller with her hive. (Photo by Craig Miller)

Beekeeper Brian Fishback helping Sheridan Miller with her hive. (Photo by Craig Miller)

Sheridan Miller, then 11, was honored by Neal Van Alfen, then dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, at the opening of the Department of Entomology's bee garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Sheridan Miller, then 11, was honored by Neal Van Alfen, then dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, at the opening of the Department of Entomology's bee garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sheridan Miller, then 11, was honored by Neal Van Alfen, then dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, at the opening of the Department of Entomology's bee garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 6:57 PM

Honey Bee Scientist Amro Zayed at UC Davis Feb. 11

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

There's a lot of interest building in this seminar. Amro Zayed of the Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Canada, will speak on  "Honey Bee Behavioral Genomics: Worker Behavior and Adaptation" from 12:10 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11...

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 5:49 PM

A Bee Beard Like No Other

This photo of former UC Davis visiting bee scientist Jakub Gabka of Poland won the gold award for best feature photo, presented recently by international Association for Communication Excellence. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee scientists, beekeepers and bee photographers so love their bees that they can't get enough of them. So when the international Association for Communication Excellence (ACE), comprised of communicators, educators and information technologists in...

This photo of former UC Davis visiting bee scientist Jakub Gabka of Poland won the gold award for best feature photo, presented recently by international Association for Communication Excellence. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This photo of former UC Davis visiting bee scientist Jakub Gabka of Poland won the gold award for best feature photo, presented recently by international Association for Communication Excellence. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This photo of former UC Davis visiting bee scientist Jakub Gabka of Poland won the gold award for best feature photo, presented recently by international Association for Communication Excellence. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 9:16 PM

Just Bee-Cause

Queen Turner inspects the beekeeping operation on the rooftop of the San Francisco Chronicle. Turner completed a 10-month stay in the U.S. and returned to Botswana where she is head of the beekeeping section of the Ministry of Agriculture in the Botswana government. (Photo: Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In recent years, honey bees received neither recognition nor respect until commercial beekeeper David Hackenberg of Pennsylvania/Florida sounded the alarm in 2006 about his missing honey bees. His bees went MIA due to a mysterious phenomenon we now...

Queen Turner inspects the beekeeping operation on the rooftop of the San Francisco Chronicle. Turner completed a 10-month stay in the U.S. and returned to Botswana where she is head of the beekeeping section of the Ministry of Agriculture in the Botswana government. (Photo: Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Queen Turner inspects the beekeeping operation on the rooftop of the San Francisco Chronicle. Turner completed a 10-month stay in the U.S. and returned to Botswana where she is head of the beekeeping section of the Ministry of Agriculture in the Botswana government. (Photo: Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Queen Turner inspects the beekeeping operation on the rooftop of the San Francisco Chronicle. Turner completed a 10-month stay in the U.S. and returned to Botswana where she is head of the beekeeping section of the Ministry of Agriculture in the Botswana government. (Photo: Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey, formerly of UC Davis and now of Washington State University, examines a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey, formerly of UC Davis and now of Washington State University, examines a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey, formerly of UC Davis and now of Washington State University, examines a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Susan Cobey: Queen Rearing and Instrumental Insemination

Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (kneeling at right) at one of her queen bee-rearing classes at UC Davis. (Photo by  Kathy Keatley Garvey)

We know when spring approaches by the number of information requests we receive for bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey's popular queen bee-rearing and instrumental insemination classes. Cobey, former manager of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee...

Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (kneeling at right) at one of her queen bee-rearing classes at UC Davis. (Photo by  Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (kneeling at right) at one of her queen bee-rearing classes at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (kneeling at right) at one of her queen bee-rearing classes at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Susan Cobey (right) adding bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Susan Cobey (right) adding bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Susan Cobey (right) adding bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A healthy frame of bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A healthy frame of bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A healthy frame of bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 9:27 PM

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