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Handing Over the Bees!

Beekeeper-scientist Randy Oliver of Grass Valley gestures during his presentation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Beekeepers circled biologist Randy Oliver, commercial beekeeper, scientist, writer and educator, as he held court in the apiary of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, University of California,Davis. It was the third day of the Western...

Beekeeper-scientist Randy Oliver of Grass Valley gestures during his presentation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Beekeeper-scientist Randy Oliver of Grass Valley gestures during his presentation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Beekeeper-scientist Randy Oliver of Grass Valley gestures during his presentation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Randy Oliver hands over bees to beekeeper Ettamarie Peterson of Petaluma, a member of the Sonoma County Beekeepers' Association and the Western Apicultural Society. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Randy Oliver hands over bees to beekeeper Ettamarie Peterson of Petaluma, a member of the Sonoma County Beekeepers' Association and the Western Apicultural Society. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Randy Oliver hands over bees to beekeeper Ettamarie Peterson of Petaluma, a member of the Sonoma County Beekeepers' Association and the Western Apicultural Society. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Beekeeper Etta Marie Peterson displays a handful of bees as a cell phone photographer captures the moment. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Beekeeper Etta Marie Peterson displays a handful of bees as a cell phone photographer captures the moment. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Beekeeper Etta Marie Peterson displays a handful of bees as a cell phone photographer captures the moment. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If a bird in the hand is worth two in a bush, what's a handful of bees worth? Ettamarie Peterson, Petaluma beekeeper and member of the Sonoma County Beekeepers' Association and the Western Apicultural Society, displays a handful of nurse bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If a bird in the hand is worth two in a bush, what's a handful of bees worth? Ettamarie Peterson, Petaluma beekeeper and member of the Sonoma County Beekeepers' Association and the Western Apicultural Society, displays a handful of nurse bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If a bird in the hand is worth two in a bush, what's a handful of bees worth? Ettamarie Peterson, Petaluma beekeeper and member of the Sonoma County Beekeepers' Association and the Western Apicultural Society, displays a handful of nurse bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 5:13 PM

Honey Bees Still in Trouble

Beekeepers Bill Cervenka (left) of Half Moon Bay and Randy Oliver of Grass Valley check out a frame in Healdsburg during a bee conference.. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bees are still in trouble.University of California scientists hammered home that point tonight during theĀ PBS NewsHour program on the colony collapse disorder (CCD) and the declining bee population. Extension apiculturistĀ Eric Mussen of the UC...

Beekeepers Bill Cervenka (left) of Half Moon Bay and Randy Oliver of Grass Valley check out a frame in Healdsburg during a bee conference.. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Beekeepers Bill Cervenka (left) of Half Moon Bay and Randy Oliver of Grass Valley check out a frame in Healdsburg during a bee conference.. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

eekeepers Bill Cervenka (left) of Half Moon Bay and Randy Oliver of Grass Valley check out a frame in Healdsburg during a bee conference. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 10:40 PM

A Symposium to Help the Bees

Robbin Thorp

Robbin Thorp's many areas of expertise include the amazing diversity of native bees. He'll discuss their diversity, nesting habits and nest site requirements when he addresses the 2010 Bee Symposium, sponsored by the Santa Rosa-based Partners for...

Robbin Thorp
Robbin Thorp

NATIVE BEE SPECIALIST Robbin Thorp looks for native bees in an almond tree on the grounds of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. He'll be a keynote speaker at the 2010 Bee Symposium, set March 7 in Sebastopol. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Examining Hives
Examining Hives

SPEAKERS at the 2010 Bee Symposium, set March 7 in Sebastopol, will include Serge Labesque (left), a beekeeper in Glen Ellen, Sonoma County, and Randy Oliver (far right, in blue shirt), a researcher and beekeeper in Grass Valley, Nevada County. The two were among the speakers at the 2009 Western Apicultural Society meeting in Healdsburg, where this photo was taken. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 6:49 PM
 
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