The first time I met Alexandra "Alex" Klein, she was perched in the arms of an almond tree in the Capay Valley, Yolo County.
It was Feb. 27, 2008. ...
In the Arms of an Almond
ALEXANDRA KLEIN, shown here in the arms of an almond tree in the Capay Valley in February of 2008, will speak on "Can Wild Pollinators Contribute, Augment, and Complement Almond Pollination in California?" at a UC Davis seminar on Feb. 17. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee and an Almond Blossom
A HONEY BEE foraging in a Capay Valley almond orchard on Feb. 27, 2008. This year's commercial almond season is almost here. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's National Pollinator Week, and what a perfect time to welcome native pollinator specialist Neal Williams to the UC Davis Department of Entomology...
NATIVE POLLINATOR SPECIALIST Neal Williams has just joined the UC Davis Department of Entomology faculty. Here he shows a collection of native bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
THIS INSECT is a female sweat bee, Halictus tripartitus. It is sometimes mistaken for a honey bee. The sweat bee, however, is a native, and the common honey bee or Western honey bee, is not. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)