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Yes, You Can Attend the 'Saving a Bug's Life' Symposium

A flameskimmer dragonfly, Libellula saturata, perches on a stake in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yes, you can. If you've been wondering if there's still room for you at the innovative UC Davis symposium on "Saving a Bug's Life: Legal...

A flameskimmer dragonfly, Libellula saturata, perches on a stake in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A flameskimmer dragonfly, Libellula saturata, perches on a stake in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A flameskimmer dragonfly, Libellula saturata, perches on a stake in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A longhorned bee, Melissodes sp., in Davis, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A longhorned bee, Melissodes sp., in Davis, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A longhorned bee, Melissodes sp., in Davis, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, nectaring on a butterfly bush in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, nectaring on a butterfly bush in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, nectaring on a butterfly bush in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, spiked floral purple plant, nectaring on a Salvia indigo spires (Salvia farinacea x S. farinacea) in Sonoma. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, spiked floral purple plant, nectaring on a Salvia indigo spires (Salvia farinacea x S. farinacea) in Sonoma. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, spiked floral purple plant, nectaring on a Salvia indigo spires (Salvia farinacea x S. farinacea) in Sonoma. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

How to Have a Bugworthy Holiday and Beyond

You can buy honey for your honey or for yourself from the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. Pictured are  orange blossom honey, wildflower honey and corinader (cilantro) honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you're looking for a suitable bugworthy holiday gift. You're in luck. UC Davis has you covered. Want to buy the Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel?...

You can buy honey for your honey or for yourself from the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. Pictured are  orange blossom honey, wildflower honey and corinader (cilantro) honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You can buy honey for your honey or for yourself from the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. Pictured are orange blossom honey, wildflower honey and corinader (cilantro) honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You can buy honey for your honey or for yourself from the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. Pictured are orange blossom honey, wildflower honey and corinader (cilantro) honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The t-shirt,
The t-shirt, "The Beetles," is available on the UC Davis Entomology Graduate Students' Association website.

The t-shirt, "The Beetles," is available on the UC Davis Entomology Graduate Students' Association website.

Want to purchase a gift certificate for a UC Davis beekeeping class? This is Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño teaching a class. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Want to purchase a gift certificate for a UC Davis beekeeping class? This is Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño teaching a class. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Want to purchase a gift certificate for a UC Davis beekeeping class? This is Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño teaching a class. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 4:23 PM

UC Davis Bee Symposium on May 7: The Place to 'Bee'

Apiculturist Steve Sheppard of Washington State University is the keynote speaker at the UC Davis Bee Symposium. (WSU Photo)

It's the place to "bee" on Sunday, May 7 at the University of California, Davis. You'll meet scientists, environmentalists and beekeepers; you can...

Apiculturist Steve Sheppard of Washington State University is the keynote speaker at the UC Davis Bee Symposium. (WSU Photo)
Apiculturist Steve Sheppard of Washington State University is the keynote speaker at the UC Davis Bee Symposium. (WSU Photo)

Apiculturist Steve Sheppard of Washington State University is the keynote speaker at the UC Davis Bee Symposium. (WSU Photo)

If You're a Grad Student Doing Pollination Research at a California University...

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're a graduate student engaged in pollinator-related research at a California university, it might pay to present your research poster at the...

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The 2016 winners of the Graduate Student Poster were UC Berkeley graduate students Sara Winsemius (left) and Laura Ward for their project on neonicotinoids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The 2016 winners of the Graduate Student Poster were UC Berkeley graduate students Sara Winsemius (left) and Laura Ward for their project on neonicotinoids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The 2016 winners of the Graduate Student Poster were UC Berkeley graduate students Sara Winsemius (left) and Laura Ward for their project on neonicotinoids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis graduate student W. Cameron Jasper won second place for his poster,
UC Davis graduate student W. Cameron Jasper won second place for his poster, "Investigating Potential Synergistic Effects of Chronic Exposure to Amitraz and Multiple Pesticides on Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Survivorship." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis graduate student W. Cameron Jasper won second place for his poster, "Investigating Potential Synergistic Effects of Chronic Exposure to Amitraz and Multiple Pesticides on Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Survivorship." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Taste of Honey--Pomegranate Honey

A honey bee heads toward a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Last spring you may have seen honey bees pollinating the showy pomegranate blossoms. The ancient fruit, first cultivated around 4000 B.C. in Persia...

A honey bee heads toward a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heads toward a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads toward a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is what the bees did! A mature pomegranate full of ruby red seeds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is what the bees did! A mature pomegranate full of ruby red seeds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is what the bees did! A mature pomegranate full of ruby red seeds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:25 PM

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