Posts Tagged: Brian Johnson
Zeroing in on the Deadly Game Between Honey Bees and Their Predators
If you're around honey bees, you've seen their predators: crab spiders, orb weavers, praying mantids, birds and more. It's a tough world out there...
A crab spider nails a honey bee while another honey bee watches. This image, on bluebeard, Caryopteris x clandonensis, was taken in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
How We Can Help the Bees Through Research
How can we help honey bees through research? That's the topic that Francis Ratnieks, professor of apiculture, University of Sussex, United Kingdom,...
A honey bee heads toward mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Not Too Late for a Date with the Bee Experts
If you haven't registered yet for the second annual UC Davis Bee Symposium: Keeping Bees Healthy, a daylong event focusing on bee health and best...
A honey bee foraging on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An Italian honey bee dusted with pollen. It is foraging on an Iceland poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In the Shift from Nurse Bees to Foragers...
Have you ever thought about the honey bee colony, the transition of nurse bees to foragers? What all is involved? There's exciting news today out of...
Varroa mite (beneath wing) feeding on a forager (worker bee) as it's nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging on cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Wasp love." You don't hear those two words often, but you'll hear them often from Amy Toth, who's hoping that the hashtag, #wasplove, will draw...
A European paper wasp, Polistes dominula, foraging for food. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a European paper wasp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Amy Toth with a favorite wasp. (Photo courtesy of Iowa State University)