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Posts Tagged: Honey tasting

Show Me the Honey--And They Did!

Graduate student Jackson Audley of the Steve Seybold lab hands a honey-coated toothpick to a participant. At far left is graduate student Wei Lin of the Brian Johnson lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Show me the honey! That was a popular refrain at the 103rd annual UC Davis Picnic Day, held Saturday, April 22. The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology showed thousands of folks the honey at its Briggs Hall exhibit, "Honey Tasting." ...

'Show Me the Honey' and 'Show Me the Bugs' at UC Davis Picnic Day

There will be lots to see during Picnic Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. These butterflies are among the museum's nearly 8 million insect specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It wouldn't be a picnic without bugs. They are, you know, everywhere. However, when the 103rd annual UC Davis Picnic Day takes place Saturday, April 22, you'll find them primarily at the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's exhibits...

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5:54 PM

The Day That Bugs Ruled

Picnic Day visitors at the Bohart Museum photograph two thorny walking sticks from Southeast Asia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you poked around all the bug exhibits during the campuswide UC Davis Picnic Day on Saturday, April 16, you probably came away thinking:  Bugs rule. In sheer numbers, diversity and special honors. The Bohart Museum of Entomology, home of nearly...

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 3:17 PM

Countdown 'til UC Davis Picnic Day

Lady beetles,commonly known as ladybugs, will be given away by the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program at Briggs Hall on April 16. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Countdown 'til UC Davis Picnic Day... UC Davis will welcome thousands of visitors Saturday, April 16 to its 102nd annual Picnic Day, themed "Cultivating Our Authenticity." You can access the schedule of events here. It promises to be educational,...

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 5:59 PM

Honey, You Ought to Attend This!

Why do honey bees (Apis mellifera) make honey and not most other bees? That question will be answered at the Honey and Pollination Center's

If you've ever wanted to taste exotic honeys (of course, you have!) and if you've ever wondered why native bees don't make honey (you have, haven't you?), then you're in luck. The Honey and Pollination Center at the University of California, Davis, is...

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