It's not just the honey bees that will be foraging in the half-acre Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis.
Scores of native bees and other insects will be there, too.
They already are.
A weekend visit to the haven, a bee friendly...
Tiny Hover Fly
THIS TINY HOVER FLY is nectaring on a strawberry blossom at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, a half-acre bee friendly garden being developed on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. This hover fly is most likely from the genus Paragus sp., said UC Davis emeritus professor and pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dragonfly on Sage
THIS VARIEGATED MEADOWHAWK DRAGONFLY, Sympetrum corrugatum, family Libellulidae, rests on sage at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)