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Ettamarie Peterson: The Queen Bee Who'd Rather Be a Worker Bee

Ettamarie Peterson, fondly known as "The Queen Bee of Sonoma County," will be displaying a bee observation hive at the...

Encouraged by the workshop instructor to hold newly emerged  bees, Ettamarie Peterson shows a handful of bees at the  Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Encouraged by the workshop instructor to hold newly emerged bees, Ettamarie Peterson shows a handful of bees at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Encouraged by the workshop instructor to hold newly emerged bees, Ettamarie Peterson shows a handful of bees at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ettamarie Peterson stands next to Miss Bee Haven, an eight-foot-long ceramic-mosaic sculpture of a worker bee at the UC Davis Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ettamarie Peterson stands next to Miss Bee Haven, an eight-foot-long ceramic-mosaic sculpture of a worker bee at the UC Davis Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ettamarie Peterson stands next to Miss Bee Haven, an eight-foot-long ceramic-mosaic sculpture of a worker bee at the UC Davis Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024 at 4:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Fancy Meeting You Here, Mr. Potato Capsid

One potato, two potato, three potato, four... You never know what will pop up in a pollinator garden. Meet Mr. Potato...

Potato capsid, Closterotomus norvegicus, feeding on a chrysanthemum blossom. It also feeds on nettle, clover and cannabis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Potato capsid, Closterotomus norvegicus, feeding on a chrysanthemum blossom. It also feeds on nettle, clover and cannabis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Potato capsid, Closterotomus norvegicus, feeding on a chrysanthemum blossom. It also feeds on nettle, clover and cannabis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024 at 4:46 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

UC Davis Entomology and Nematology Retiring Faculty Amass 247 Years of Service

247 years! The seven faculty members honored at the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's recent retirement luncheon amassed an amazing...

UC Davis distinguished professor James R. Carey, 44 years of service (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor James R. Carey, 44 years of service (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor James R. Carey, 44 years of service (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Richard
UC Davis distinguished professor Richard "Rick" Karban, 42 years of service

UC Davis distinguished professor Richard "Rick" Karban, 42 years of service

UC Davis distinguished professor emerita Lynn Kimsey, 35 years of service. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor emerita Lynn Kimsey, 35 years of service. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor emerita Lynn Kimsey, 35 years of service. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Robert Kimsey, adjunct professor, 35 years of service (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Robert Kimsey, adjunct professor, 35 years of service (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Robert Kimsey, adjunct professor, 35 years of service (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Jay Rosenheim, 34 years of service. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Jay Rosenheim, 34 years of service. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Jay Rosenheim, 34 years of service. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman, 29 years of service. (Photo by Jael Mackendorf)
UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman, 29 years of service. (Photo by Jael Mackendorf)

UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman, 29 years of service. (Photo by Jael Mackendorf)

Professor emerita Sharon Lawler, 28 years of service. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey at UC Davis Picnic Day)
Professor emerita Sharon Lawler, 28 years of service. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey at UC Davis Picnic Day)

Professor emerita Sharon Lawler, 28 years of service. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey at UC Davis Picnic Day)

Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 6:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

The Art of the Bee

Thought for the day... Every time we see a honey bee "posing perfectly" on a Gaillardia, commonly known as blanket flower, we think of a quote by...

A honey bee on a blanketflower, Gaillardia, in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee on a blanketflower, Gaillardia, in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee on a blanketflower, Gaillardia, in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 8:23 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Rob Page: The Student, The Professor, The Scientist, The Administrator, The Legend

Internationally known honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page, Jr. is spotlighted in the current issue of American Entomologist in Marlin...

Internationally known honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. checks out a swarm in Arizona.
Internationally known honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. checks out a swarm in Arizona.

Internationally known honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. checks out a swarm in Arizona.

Rob Page, as a doctoral student at UC Davis, with his doctoral research mentor, Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Page received his doctorate in 1980. (Photo by Ron Stecker)
Rob Page, as a doctoral student at UC Davis, with his doctoral research mentor, Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Page received his doctorate in 1980. (Photo by Ron Stecker)

Rob Page, as a doctoral student at UC Davis, with his doctoral research mentor, Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Page received his doctorate in 1980. (Photo by Ron Stecker)

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 4:33 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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