Posts Tagged: Eric Mussen
If anyone at Lake Tahoe has bee issues that need answering next week, they need look no farther...
Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño conducts a beekeeping class at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's not every beekeeper who can say they've owned--and used--a smoker for 70 years. "Bee Man"...
Emeritus professor of apiculture Norm Gary (left) and Eric Mussen, Extension apiculturist emeritus, pose with Gary's 70-year-old smoker. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A little fun between friends! Norm Gary (left) playfully aims his smoker at Eric Mussen. Gary retired from UC Davis in 1994 as an apiculture professor, and Mussen in 2014 as an Extension apiculturist. Mussen continues to maintain an office in Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Norm Gary (left) and Eric Mussen sign a Western Apicultural Society poster. Gary initiated and spearheaded the founding of WAS and served as its first president. Mussen just finished his sixth term as president. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is Norm Gary's 70-year-old smoker. He acquired this at age 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee ready! This is the week of the 40th annual Western Apicultural Society's conference, set Sept....
This is a scene from one of the Bee Girl programs in southern Oregon. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Red-Laird)
Youngsters are awed by the bee display, part of Bee Girl Sarah Red-Laird's activities. This is a photo from a southern Oregon program. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Red-Laird)
"Bee Girl" Sarah Red-Laird shows youngsters a hive. However, at the Sept. 5th program at UC Davis, the first graders will not be opening a hive. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Red-Laird)
How do you keep your bees alive and growing? That will be the topic of honey bee guru Lawrence...
Beekeeper and author Larry Connor is a frequent speaker on the bee conference circuit. This photo was taken in 2010 at the Western Apicultural Society's meeting in Healdsburg, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Beekeeper, book author and columnist Larry Connor addresses a crowd at the Western Apicultural Society meeting in 2010 in Healdsburg. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Excitement is building for 40th annual Western Apicultural Society (WAS) conference, set Sept. 5-8...
A honey bee heads for a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, leaves a rockpurslane blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)