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Ready for UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day?

This was the scene at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the 2018 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Are you ready for the eighth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 16 when 13 museums and collections will be open on the University of California, Davis, campus? The event, free, family friendly and educational, is always held on...

This was the scene at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the 2018 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was the scene at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the 2018 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was the scene at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the 2018 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven drew folks interested in bees and plants. Here bee haven manager Chris Casey (left) and volunteer Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven drew folks interested in bees and plants. Here bee haven manager Chris Casey (left) and volunteer Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven drew folks interested in bees and plants. Here bee haven manager Chris Casey (left) and volunteer Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The public can learn all about nematodes during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. Here graduate student and nematologist Chris Pagan answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The public can learn all about nematodes during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. Here graduate student and nematologist Chris Pagan answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The public can learn all about nematodes during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. Here graduate student and nematologist Chris Pagan answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day poster indicates the staggered hours.
The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day poster indicates the staggered hours.

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day poster indicates the staggered hours.

'A' is for Almonds, 'B' is for Bees

Benicia resident Gordon Hough captured this image of a bee nectaring on almond blossoms at the Benicia State Recreation Area on Monday, Jan. 21.

No, it's not Valentine's Day, yet. Yes, the almonds are blooming. No, it's not spring. But it looks like spring in Benicia. The almonds are blooming in the Benicia (Calif.) State Recreation Area. Benicia resident Gordon Hough, always on the lookout...

Benicia resident Gordon Hough captured this image of a bee nectaring on almond blossoms at the Benicia State Recreation Area on Monday, Jan. 21.
Benicia resident Gordon Hough captured this image of a bee nectaring on almond blossoms at the Benicia State Recreation Area on Monday, Jan. 21.

Benicia resident Gordon Hough captured this image of a bee nectaring on almond blossoms at the Benicia State Recreation Area on Monday, Jan. 21.

Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 4:21 PM

Congratulations, Honey Bee Geneticist Rob Page!

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.

Internationally acclaimed honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr., is a pioneer researcher in the field of behavioral genetics, an internationally recognized scholar, a highly respected author, a talented and innovative administrator, and a skilled...

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.

Why Hobby Beekeepers in Urban Environments Should Limit Themselves to Two Hives

'Bee Man

Hobby beekeepers in urban environments should limit themselves to two hives, says apiculturist Norman Gary, emeritus professor of entomology at the University of California, Davis, in his newly published book,  Honey Bee Hobbyist: The Care and...

'Bee Man
'Bee Man" Norm Gary is covered with bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

'Bee Man" Norm Gary is covered with bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Norm Gary, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, examines a frame at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Norm Gary, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, examines a frame at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Norm Gary, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, examines a frame at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Merry Buzzworthy Christmas!

A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Feeling the buzz on Christmas Day? Bugs on your Christmas tree? You may have overlooked another "present": eggs of the invasive spotted landernfly may be on your tree. Bot flies on reindeer? What you need to know about these flies! (Poor Rudolph! Is...

A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 8:00 AM

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