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Why We Need to Push for Pollinator Protection

Entomologist May Berenbaum  photographs a bee on a pomegranate tree at the UC Davis bee garden, the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, during her May 2014 visit to the campus. With her is Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, now retired. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The 10th annual National Pollinator Week ends Sunday, June 25, and what an opportunity it's been to showcase our pollinators! As noted...

Entomologist May Berenbaum  photographs a bee on a pomegranate tree at the UC Davis bee garden, the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, during her May 2014 visit to the campus. With her is Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, now retired. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist May Berenbaum photographs a bee on a pomegranate tree at the UC Davis bee garden, the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, during her May 2014 visit to the campus. With her is Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, now retired. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist May Berenbaum photographs a bee on a pomegranate tree at the UC Davis bee garden, the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, during her May 2014 visit to the campus. With her is Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, now retired. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologists, all! May Berenbaum presented a seminar at UC Davis in May 2014 and while on campus, toured the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. With her (from left) are Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor; bee scientist and assistant professor Brian Johnson (back), and Extension apiculturist (now emeritus) Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologists, all! May Berenbaum presented a seminar at UC Davis in May 2014 and while on campus, toured the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. With her (from left) are Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor; bee scientist and assistant professor Brian Johnson (back), and Extension apiculturist (now emeritus) Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologists, all! May Berenbaum presented a seminar at UC Davis in May 2014 and while on campus, toured the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. With her (from left) are Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor; bee scientist and assistant professor Brian Johnson (back), and Extension apiculturist (now emeritus) Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 4:15 PM

Saving the Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee

This is a frame from the film,

Hear that buzz? That's the sound of success. It finally happened. The beleaguered rusty-patched bumble bee, Bombus affinis, is now listed by...

This is a frame from the film,
This is a frame from the film, "Ghost in the Making," showing Clay Bolt with the now endangered rusty-patched bumble bee. © Neil Losin / Day's Edge Productions

This is a frame from the film, "Ghost in the Making," showing Clay Bolt with the now endangered rusty-patched bumble bee. © Neil Losin / Day's Edge Productions

Noted bumble bee expert Robbin Thorp, distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, helped spearhead the project of getting the rusty-patched bumble bee listed as endangered. Here he's pictured with the critically imperiled Franklin's bumble bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noted bumble bee expert Robbin Thorp, distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, helped spearhead the project of getting the rusty-patched bumble bee listed as endangered. Here he's pictured with the critically imperiled Franklin's bumble bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted bumble bee expert Robbin Thorp, distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, helped spearhead the project of getting the rusty-patched bumble bee listed as endangered. Here he's pictured with the critically imperiled Franklin's bumble bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 3:21 PM

Saving the Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee

Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp of UC Davis is a nationally known expert on bumble bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's good to see that the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and noted bumble bee expert Robbin Thorp of UC Davis have filed a petition...

Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp of UC Davis is a nationally known expert on bumble bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp of UC Davis is a nationally known expert on bumble bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp of UC Davis is a nationally known expert on bumble bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This photo of the rusty-patched bumble bee is the 2012 work of Christy Stewart at the Pheasant Branch Conservancy in Wisconsin.
This photo of the rusty-patched bumble bee is the 2012 work of Christy Stewart at the Pheasant Branch Conservancy in Wisconsin.

his photo of the rusty-patched bumble bee is the 2012 work of Christy Stewart at the Pheasant Branch Conservancy in Wisconsin.

Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:46 PM
 
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