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Wish You WAS Here! Top 10 Reasons Why You Should 'Bee' Here at UC Davis Sept. 5-8

Honey bee guru Eric Mussen giving a tour of the apiary at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Have you ever received an email, text or postcard from vacationing family or friends with the lead sentence: "Wish you were here?"Well, in this case, it's "Wish you WAS here!" Excitement is building for the 40th anniversary conference of the Western...

Honey bee guru Eric Mussen giving a tour of the apiary at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee guru Eric Mussen giving a tour of the apiary at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee guru Eric Mussen giving a tour of the apiary at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is Miss Bee Haven, a ceramic-mosaic sculpture by self-described
This is Miss Bee Haven, a ceramic-mosaic sculpture by self-described "rock artist" Donna Billick of Davis, co-founder and co-director of the UC Davis Art-Science Fusion. It anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is Miss Bee Haven, a ceramic-mosaic sculpture by self-described "rock artist" Donna Billick of Davis, co-founder and co-director of the UC Davis Art-Science Fusion. It anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted bee scientist, bee wrangler and author Norm Gary, emeritus professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, suits up for a bee wrangling demonstration. He spearheaded the founding of the Western Apicultural Society. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noted bee scientist, bee wrangler and author Norm Gary, emeritus professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, suits up for a bee wrangling demonstration. He spearheaded the founding of the Western Apicultural Society. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted bee scientist, bee wrangler and author Norm Gary, emeritus professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, suits up for a bee wrangling demonstration. He spearheaded the founding of the Western Apicultural Society. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 4:54 PM

It's All the Buzz: WAS to Meet in Davis in 2017

This sign, fronting the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis, is the work of self-described

It's all the buzz. It's just been announced that the Western Apicultural Society (WAS), founded 40 years ago at UC Davis, will be meeting ...drum roll...Sept. 5-8,  2017 in Davis, Calif. That's the kind of advance notice we like. Fortieth...

This sign, fronting the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis, is the work of self-described
This sign, fronting the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis, is the work of self-described "rock artist" Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This sign, fronting the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis, is the work of self-described "rock artist" Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is
This is "Miss Bee Haven," a worker bee ceramic-mosaic sculpture that anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick (shown) of Davis, a self-described "rock artist." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is "Miss Bee Haven," a worker bee ceramic-mosaic sculpture that anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick (shown) of Davis, a self-described "rock artist." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology operates the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, west of the central campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology operates the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, west of the central campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology operates the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, west of the central campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

 
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