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Learning About Native Bees with The Experts

A yellow-faced bumble bee nectaring on vetch in May 2015 at Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oh, what a treasure to bee-hold! If you've ever visited UC Berkeley's Hastings Natural History Reserve in the upper Carmel Valley, Monterey County,...

A yellow-faced bumble bee nectaring on vetch in May 2015 at Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee nectaring on vetch in May 2015 at Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee nectaring on vetch in May 2015 at Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heads for vetch at the Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heads for vetch at the Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heads for vetch at the Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenkii, is a whirl of anticipation as it nears lupine at the Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenkii, is a whirl of anticipation as it nears lupine at the Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenkii, is a whirl of anticipation as it nears lupine at the Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue sky, vetch, a yellow-faced bumbe bee and all's right with the world. This photo was taken in May 2015 at the Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Blue sky, vetch, a yellow-faced bumbe bee and all's right with the world. This photo was taken in May 2015 at the Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue sky, vetch, a yellow-faced bumble bee and all's right with the world. This photo was taken in May 2015 at the Hastings Natural History Reserve. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 5:42 PM

Loving the Lupine

A honey bee heads for lupine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a given: Honey bees love lupine. We watched them buzzing around a flower patch of blue (lupine) and gold (California poppies) today along...

A honey bee heads for lupine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heads for lupine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads for lupine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee with a huge pollen load. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee with a huge pollen load. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee with a huge pollen load. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Saddlebags? No, a heavy load of pollen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Saddlebags? No, a heavy load of pollen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Saddlebags? No, a heavy load of pollen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 5:54 PM

A Yellow Face and Red Saddlebags

Foraging Bumble Bee

The yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) may be one of the most underappreciated pollinators. You see it buzzing around lavender, lupine,...

Foraging Bumble Bee
Foraging Bumble Bee

FORAGING-A worker bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, gathers nectar from mustard (Brassica) at Bodega Bay. The pollen is from lupine (Lupinus), which does not provide nectar, notes native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Saddlebags
Saddlebags

SADDLEBAGS--This yellow-faced bumble bee at Bodega Bay is packing pollen from lupine (Lupinus). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:01 PM

A Banner Day

Trio of Banners

First it was the California poppies. Then the lupine.And now it's coreopsis, aka tickseed.It's seasonal blooming at the Campus Buzzway, a...

Trio of Banners
Trio of Banners

TRIO OF BANNERS will accent the Campus Buzzway at UC Davis. One features lupine, another California golden poppies, and the third, coreopsis or tickseed. These are the three plants featured in the quarter-acre garden. Here Garry Pearson, UC Davis greenhouse supervisor, adjusts a banner. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Coreopsis
Coreopsis

COREOPSIS, aka tickseed, is blooming in the Campus Buzzway, a quarter-acre wildflower garden at UC Davis. A banner touts the blooms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee on Coreopsis
Bee on Coreopsis

HONEY BEE on coreopsis in the quarter-acre Campus Buzzway at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 7:39 PM

Burst of Buds, Blooms and Bees

Planting

Next spring the Campus Buzzway at UC Davis will burst with buds, blooms and bees. The Campus Buzzway, a quarter-acre field of wildflowers, took root...

Planting
Planting

A CREW recently planted the Campus Buzzway, a quarter-acre field of golden poppies, lupine and coreoposis, on Bee Biology Road, next the the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Colors
UC Davis Colors

UC DAVIS colors of blue and gold will burst into bloom next spring at the Campus Buzzway. Here a crew plants coreopsis, golden poppies and lupine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Golden Moment
Golden Moment

GOLDEN MOMENT--A honey bee nectars a California poppy, one of the three plants featured at the Campus Buzzway. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, December 7, 2009 at 5:52 PM
 
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