Posts Tagged: Washington Post
It's good to see butterflies, especially monarchs, getting so much press. Now let's see if we can press the issue. The Washington Post just published an article in its style section: "Butterflies Were Symbols of Rebirth. Then They Started...
Monarchs on the fly in a Vacaville, Calif., pollinator garden in September 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
One of the monarchs reared in Vacaville, Calif. in 2016. It's ready to take flight. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Research published today in the journal Nature about neonicintoid pesticide exposure and bumble bees is causing quite the buzz, and keeping noted bumble bee expert Robbin Thorp busy fielding phone calls. The article:...
A yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) foraging on a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Neonics are hindering bumble bees' ability to pollinate apples, a UK study has found. This photo shows Gravenstein apples in Sebastopol. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You won't find anyone more passionate about building a better bee than bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey, who holds dual appointments at the University of California, Davis and Washington State University.For one thing, her spring workshops on queen bee...
Queen bee insemination, perfected by bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey of UC Davis and Washington State University, can help aid the troubled bee industry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (right) with fellow researcher John Pollard of Canada at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)