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Why Bee Stings Can Be Deadly Serious

This honey bee, in the process of defending her hive, is stinging Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of UC Davis. That's her abdominal tissue being pulled out. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Daily Mail, UK, recently reported a tragic case of a fatal bee sting that occurred  in a back yard in Hampton, near Solihull, West Midlands,...

This honey bee, in the process of defending her hive, is stinging Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of UC Davis. That's her abdominal tissue being pulled out. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This honey bee, in the process of defending her hive, is stinging Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of UC Davis. That's her abdominal tissue being pulled out. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This honey bee, in the process of defending her hive, is stinging Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of UC Davis. That's her abdominal tissue being pulled out. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of two stings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of two stings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of two stings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Parasites, Pesticides and Pollination

UC Davis ecologist Sandra Gillespie answers a question at a recent pollination workshop in Woodland. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What are the indirect effects of parasites and pesticides on pollination service? Ecologist Sandra Gillespie, a postdoctoral researcher in the Neal...

UC Davis ecologist Sandra Gillespie answers a question at a recent pollination workshop in Woodland. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis ecologist Sandra Gillespie answers a question at a recent pollination workshop in Woodland. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis ecologist Sandra Gillespie answers a question at a recent pollination workshop in Woodland. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee pollinating an onion umbel. (Photo by Sandra Gillespie)
Honey bee pollinating an onion umbel. (Photo by Sandra Gillespie)

Honey bee pollinating an onion umbel. (Photo by Sandra Gillespie)

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 8:30 PM

All About Honey Bee Colony Health

Inside the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

(Editor's Note: Due to the government shutdown, this seminar has been cancelled.) It's a topic we've all been waiting for: "Honey Bee Health and...

Inside the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Inside the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Inside the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Varroa mite on a drone pupa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Varroa mite on a drone pupa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Varroa mite on a drone pupa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 27, 2013 at 9:29 PM

About That Bee Nutrition...

Honey bee foraging on a tidy tips wildflower, Layia platyglossa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee guru Eric Mussen never misses an opportunity to talk about the importance of honey bee nutrition It's critical issue. Mussen, an...

Honey bee foraging on a tidy tips wildflower, Layia platyglossa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging on a tidy tips wildflower, Layia platyglossa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging on a tidy tips wildflower, Layia platyglossa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee on a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee pollinating nectarine blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee pollinating nectarine blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee pollinating nectarine blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee packing pollen while foraging on an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee packing pollen while foraging on an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee packing pollen while foraging on an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 8:58 PM

The 100 Most Endangered Species

Robbin Thorp with his computer screen showing a photo he took of Franklin's bumble bee, one of the world's 100 most endangered species. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The world's "100 Most Endangered Species" are back in the news again, and well they should be. Back in 2012, The International Union for...

Robbin Thorp with his computer screen showing a photo he took of Franklin's bumble bee, one of the world's 100 most endangered species. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Robbin Thorp with his computer screen showing a photo he took of Franklin's bumble bee, one of the world's 100 most endangered species. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Robbin Thorp with his computer screen showing a photo he took of Franklin's bumble bee, one of the world's 100 most endangered species. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This macro image of Franklin's bumble bee is the work of Robbin Thorp.
This macro image of Franklin's bumble bee is the work of Robbin Thorp.

This macro image of Franklin's bumble bee is the work of Robbin Thorp.

Posted on Monday, August 26, 2013 at 10:01 PM

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