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How to Have a Bugworthy Holiday and Beyond

You can buy honey for your honey or for yourself from the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. Pictured are  orange blossom honey, wildflower honey and corinader (cilantro) honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you're looking for a suitable bugworthy holiday gift. You're in luck. UC Davis has you covered. Want to buy the Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel? Check.Want to buy honey (wildflower, orange blossom, coriander)? Check.Want insect/floral photography...

You can buy honey for your honey or for yourself from the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. Pictured are  orange blossom honey, wildflower honey and corinader (cilantro) honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You can buy honey for your honey or for yourself from the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. Pictured are orange blossom honey, wildflower honey and corinader (cilantro) honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You can buy honey for your honey or for yourself from the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. Pictured are orange blossom honey, wildflower honey and corinader (cilantro) honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The t-shirt,
The t-shirt, "The Beetles," is available on the UC Davis Entomology Graduate Students' Association website.

The t-shirt, "The Beetles," is available on the UC Davis Entomology Graduate Students' Association website.

Want to purchase a gift certificate for a UC Davis beekeeping class? This is Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño teaching a class. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Want to purchase a gift certificate for a UC Davis beekeeping class? This is Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño teaching a class. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Want to purchase a gift certificate for a UC Davis beekeeping class? This is Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño teaching a class. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 4:23 PM

UC Davis Bee Symposium on May 7: The Place to 'Bee'

Apiculturist Steve Sheppard of Washington State University is the keynote speaker at the UC Davis Bee Symposium. (WSU Photo)

It's the place to "bee" on Sunday, May 7 at the University of California, Davis. You'll meet scientists, environmentalists and beekeepers; you can brush up on bee friendly plants; and you can learn why honey is "as good as gold." Yes, excitement is...

Apiculturist Steve Sheppard of Washington State University is the keynote speaker at the UC Davis Bee Symposium. (WSU Photo)
Apiculturist Steve Sheppard of Washington State University is the keynote speaker at the UC Davis Bee Symposium. (WSU Photo)

Apiculturist Steve Sheppard of Washington State University is the keynote speaker at the UC Davis Bee Symposium. (WSU Photo)

If You're a Grad Student Doing Pollination Research at a California University...

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're a graduate student engaged in pollinator-related research at a California university, it might pay to present your research poster at the third annual UC Davis Bee Symposium, set Sunday, May 7 in the UC Davis Conference Center. Not only will...

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The 2016 winners of the Graduate Student Poster were UC Berkeley graduate students Sara Winsemius (left) and Laura Ward for their project on neonicotinoids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The 2016 winners of the Graduate Student Poster were UC Berkeley graduate students Sara Winsemius (left) and Laura Ward for their project on neonicotinoids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The 2016 winners of the Graduate Student Poster were UC Berkeley graduate students Sara Winsemius (left) and Laura Ward for their project on neonicotinoids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis graduate student W. Cameron Jasper won second place for his poster,
UC Davis graduate student W. Cameron Jasper won second place for his poster, "Investigating Potential Synergistic Effects of Chronic Exposure to Amitraz and Multiple Pesticides on Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Survivorship." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis graduate student W. Cameron Jasper won second place for his poster, "Investigating Potential Synergistic Effects of Chronic Exposure to Amitraz and Multiple Pesticides on Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Survivorship." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Taste of Honey--Pomegranate Honey

A honey bee heads toward a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Last spring you may have seen honey bees pollinating the showy pomegranate blossoms. The ancient fruit, first cultivated around 4000 B.C. in Persia and known as "the fruit of kings," bursts with flavor, antioxidants and medicinal qualities. But have...

A honey bee heads toward a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heads toward a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads toward a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is what the bees did! A mature pomegranate full of ruby red seeds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is what the bees did! A mature pomegranate full of ruby red seeds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is what the bees did! A mature pomegranate full of ruby red seeds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:25 PM

Not Too Late for a Date with the Bee Experts

A honey bee foraging on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by  Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you haven't registered yet for the second annual UC Davis Bee Symposium: Keeping Bees Healthy, a daylong event focusing on bee health and best management practices, there's still time. The event, open to the public, is set from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m....

A honey bee foraging on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by  Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An Italian honey bee dusted with pollen. It is foraging on an Iceland poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An Italian honey bee dusted with pollen. It is foraging on an Iceland poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An Italian honey bee dusted with pollen. It is foraging on an Iceland poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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