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Here's to Celebrating National Honey Bee Day

Hear that buzz? National Honey Bee Day is Saturday, Aug. 19 and you're invited to join this oh-so-sweet celebration! Launched in 2009, National...

A honey bee foraging in a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging in a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging in a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023 at 3:37 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources

Why 'The Bee Team' Is 'The A Team'

"The Bee Team" is "The A Team." Congrats to the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program  (CAMBP) on winning a coveted...

Checking out a frame in a bee hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis, is California Master Beekeeper Program director Elina Lastro Niño, associate professor of Cooperative Extension and a member of the faculty of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Checking out a frame in a bee hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis, is California Master Beekeeper Program director Elina Lastro Niño, associate professor of Cooperative Extension and a member of the faculty of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Checking out a frame in a bee hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis, is California Master Beekeeper Program director Elina Lastro Niño, associate professor of Cooperative Extension and a member of the faculty of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wendy Mather, co-program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, examining a frame in a bee hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wendy Mather, co-program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, examining a frame in a bee hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wendy Mather, co-program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, examining a frame in a bee hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 at 3:41 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Show Me the Honey! California Honey Festival Set Saturday, May 6

Show me the honey! The annual California Honey Festival, free and open to the public, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 6 in...

Crowds throng Main Street, Woodland, during the annual California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Crowds throng Main Street, Woodland, during the annual California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crowds throng Main Street, Woodland, during the annual California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wendy Mather, program manager of the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program, annually dons a bee suit to welcome the California Honey Festival attendees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wendy Mather, program manager of the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program, annually dons a bee suit to welcome the California Honey Festival attendees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wendy Mather, program manager of the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program, annually dons a bee suit to welcome the California Honey Festival attendees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, encourages visitors to taste honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, encourages visitors to taste honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, encourages visitors to taste honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2023 at 5:32 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

'Tis the Season to Be 'In the Pink'

As the predominantly red-and-green holiday season draws to a close, and the year crawls to an end, it's time to "bee in the pink." Pink? Yes, "in...

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A honey bee "in the pink" is foraging on a begonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee "in the pink" is foraging on a begonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee seeking a pink rockpurlane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee seeking a pink rockpurlane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee seeking a pink rockpurlane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a pink zinnia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on a pink zinnia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a pink zinnia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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This honey bee is "in the pink"--foraging on a pink oxalis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This honey bee is "in the pink"--foraging on a pink oxalis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's not to like about a pink nectarine blossom? This bee goes in head first. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
What's not to like about a pink nectarine blossom? This bee goes in head first. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's not to like about a pink nectarine blossom? This bee goes in head first. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, December 30, 2022 at 4:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Celebrating World Bee Day with the California Master Beekeeper Program

It's World Bee Day!  How did that come about? One word: Slovenia. The Republic of Slovenia, rich in beekeeping history, asked the United...

A honey bee heading for the tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heading for the tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heading for the tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cooperative Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño founded and directs the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cooperative Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño founded and directs the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cooperative Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño founded and directs the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wendy Mather, program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wendy Mather, program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wendy Mather, program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 7:03 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Food, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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