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'Bee' is for Benefit

Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows UC master gardener Kathy Ziccardi a collection of his native bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Who celebrated the most? Homo sapiens or Apis mellifera?It was difficult to tell.The Celebration of the Bees, held June 18 at the hillside home of a Mill Valley resident, drew avid fans of honey bees and native bees (no, honey bees are not natives; the...

Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows UC master gardener Kathy Ziccardi a collection of his native bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows UC master gardener Kathy Ziccardi a collection of his native bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows UC master gardener Kathy Ziccardi a collection of his native bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hillside hives at the Mill Valley home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hillside hives at the Mill Valley home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hillside hives at the Mill Valley home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hillside crowd listens to Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of UC Davis, talk about native bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hillside crowd listens to Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of UC Davis, talk about native bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hillside crowd listens to Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of UC Davis, talk about native bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bur marigolds (Bidens ferulifolia) brighten the garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bur marigolds (Bidens ferulifolia) brighten the garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bur marigolds (Bidens ferulifolia) brighten the garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 10:54 PM
 
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