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Bee Inspired: It's World Bee Day!

Did you observe World Bee Day today? Every year on May 20, the United Nations asks us to think about this day, "to raise awareness of the...

A honey bee dusted with pollen from Gaillardia, also known as
A honey bee dusted with pollen from Gaillardia, also known as "the blanket flower." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee dusted with pollen from Gaillardia, also known as "the blanket flower." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Is that you in there? A honey bee looks up at the photographer as she forages on Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Is that you in there? A honey bee looks up at the photographer as she forages on Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Is that you in there? A honey bee looks up at the photographer as she forages on Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 5:22 PM
Tags: apiculture (4), Apis mellifera (37), Gaillardia (22), honey bee (242), World Bee Day (4)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

'Beekeeping and Management' Part of UC Davis Veterinary Medicine's Winter Conference

Mark your calendar! "Beekeeping and Management" will be part of the two-day UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's 2019 winter conference...

A honey bee colony at work. Extension apiculturist Elina  Niño will discuss three topics dealing with
A honey bee colony at work. Extension apiculturist Elina Niño will discuss three topics dealing with "Beekeeping and Management" at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's 2019 winter conference. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee colony at work. Extension apiculturist Elina Niño will discuss three topics dealing with "Beekeeping and Management" at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's 2019 winter conference. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño opening a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño opening a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño opening a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 4:55 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Health, Innovation, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Norm Gary: Jazz Is Music to His Ears--But So Are the Bees

Jazz is music to his ears, but so are the bees. He's been beekeeping and playing the clarinet for 69 years. Meet Norman Gary of Citrus...

Bee wrangler Norm Gary clustered with bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee wrangler Norm Gary clustered with bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee wrangler Norm Gary clustered with bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A documentary shoot featuring Norm Gary, the bee wrangler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A documentary shoot featuring Norm Gary, the bee wrangler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A documentary shoot featuring Norm Gary, the bee wrangler. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:06 PM

Where You Can Learn All About Bees and Beekeeping

If you're a beekeeper or plan to become a beekeeper, you need to read the UC Davis Apiculture Newsletter, the work of Extension apiculturist Elina...

There's the queen! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
There's the queen! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

There's the queen! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The first hives in the new Educational Apiary at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. Front: Kenyan Top Bar Hive; back right, Warré hive; back left, Langstroth hive with Flow™ Hive frames. (E. L. Niño Lab Photo)
The first hives in the new Educational Apiary at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. Front: Kenyan Top Bar Hive; back right, Warré hive; back left, Langstroth hive with Flow™ Hive frames. (E. L. Niño Lab Photo)

The first hives in the new Educational Apiary at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. Front: Kenyan Top Bar Hive; back right, Warré hive; back left, Langstroth hive with Flow™ Hive frames. (E. L. Niño Lab Photo)

For the Love of Honey Bees: Elizabeth Frost Now Back In Australia

Elizabeth "Liz" Frost, formerly of the University of California, Davis, is taking her love of honey bees back to Australia. She's the newly hired...

Elizabeth
Elizabeth "Liz" Frost in the pollinator garden she installed at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Elizabeth "Liz" Frost in the pollinator garden she installed at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Elizabeth Frost getting ready for an after-hours bee beard activity. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Elizabeth Frost getting ready for an after-hours bee beard activity. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Elizabeth Frost getting ready for an after-hours bee beard activity. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee-covered Elizabeth Frost in a lighter moment at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee-covered Elizabeth Frost in a lighter moment at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee-covered Elizabeth Frost in a lighter moment at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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