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Celebrate the Honey Bee!

Honey bee heading toward tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Saturday, Aug. 17 is National Honey Bee Day and it's time for a tribute, a salute and a cheer, all combined into one: Go, bees! We're glad to see concerned citizens, organizations and businesses contributing to bee research at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr....

Posted on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 10:00 PM

The Calamity of CCD

Busy Bees

Colony collapse disorder (CCD), the mysterious phenomonen characterized by honey bees abandoning their hives, is still with is, and the cause is still mysterious. Over the past three years beekeepers throughout the United States have reported losing...

Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 5:54 PM

Sunny Days Ahead

Bee on sunflower

The Berkeley City Council did the right thing. The council members voted this week to landscape city parks and open spaces with  pollinator-friendly plants. The plan: to provide a friendly habitat and food source for pollinators, especially...

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 5:03 PM

Bee-ing Grateful

Honey bee in nectarine blossom

There are so many caring, kindhearted and generous people out there concerned about the plight of the honey bee. From little girls who share their monthly allowance and birthday gifts, to all the schools, organizations and businesses  who donate to...

Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 4:56 PM

Golden Moments


It blooms in winter and the bees love it.  Winter jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum), a rambling vine with trumpetlike yellow flowers, is charming visitors in the Storer Gardens at the University of California, Davis. The plant originates from western...

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 4:52 PM

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