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Did You Hear the Buzz?

Fisheye view of the honey bee display at Madden Hall, Dixon May Fair. In front is Cammie Garton, fair employee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you attended the 141st annual Dixon May Fair, held May 5-8, and saw the honey bee display in Madden Hall, you probably heard the buzz. In keeping with the theme, "Buzzing with Excitement," bees buzzed in the bee observation hives as fairgoers singled...

Fisheye view of the honey bee display at Madden Hall, Dixon May Fair. In front is Cammie Garton, fair employee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Fisheye view of the honey bee display at Madden Hall, Dixon May Fair. In front is Cammie Garton, fair employee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fisheye view of the honey bee display at Madden Hall, Dixon May Fair. In front is Cammie Garton, fair employee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dixon May Fair's Cammie Garton stands by an observation hive in Madden Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dixon May Fair's Cammie Garton stands by an observation hive in Madden Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dixon May Fair's Cammie Garton stands by an observation hive in Madden Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These decorated bee boxes are the work of youths in Garry Haddon's beekeeping project, Vaca Valley 4-H Club, Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These decorated bee boxes are the work of youths in Garry Haddon's beekeeping project, Vaca Valley 4-H Club, Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These decorated bee boxes are the work of youths in Garry Haddon's beekeeping project, Vaca Valley 4-H Club, Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One display featured this interactive exhibit from UC Davis:
One display featured this interactive exhibit from UC Davis: "Guess if I'm a pollinator or not?" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One display featured this interactive exhibit from UC Davis: "Guess if I'm a pollinator or not?" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Protective equipment--bee suits, gloves and smokers--lined a fence in Madden Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey) Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Protective equipment--bee suits, gloves and smokers--lined a fence in Madden Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey) Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Protective equipment--bee suits, gloves and smokers--lined a fence in Madden Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2016 at 7:11 PM
 
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