Posts Tagged: hives
If you want to bee-come a beekeeper, bee scientists at the University of California at Davis will...
A student in the UC Davis class, "Planning Ahead for Your First Hive," holds a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño opens a hive as the students gather around. (Photo by Kathy Katley Garvey)
Participants in the UC Davis class, "Planning for Your First Hive," learn about the top bar hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis research assistant Bernardo Niño examines a frame. He is the educational supervisor for the California Master Beekeeper Program, which conducts bee classes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A hive in the foreground is teeming with bees. In the background, students in a UC Davis class learn about bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hear that buzz? If you're thinking about becoming a beekeeper but don't know how and where to...
A honey bee frame. Find the queen bee! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Are top-bar beekeeping hives for you? What are their advantages and disadvantages as compared to...
Les Crowder examines a frame from his top-bar hive. A resident of Austin, Texas, he will speak Sept. 7 at the Western Apicultural Society conference at UC Davis.
A honey bee heads over the top of a tropical milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Yes, bears raid honey bee colonies. But it's primarily for the bee brood, not the honey. The...
This is what bear damage to a hive looks like. This photo was provided by Jackie Park-Burris of Palo Cedro, who owns Jackie Park-Burris Queens. (Photo courtesy of Jackie-Park Burris)
A bear scattered frames all over this bee yard as it went for the brood, and then the honey. (Photo courtesy of Jackie Park-Burris, Palo Cedro)
A bear wreaked havoc in this bee yard. (Photo courtesy of Jackie Park-Burris, Palo Cedro)
This image of a bear snagging fish was taken at Lake Tahoe by Eric Mussen, Extension apiculturist emeritus, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. He's been answering questions about bears and bees for more than three decades.
If you're looking for a holiday gift for your favorite beekeeper or a wanna-be beekeeper (hey, that...
The UC Davis bee courses will be hands-on. At left is Extension apiculturist Elina Niño. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Participants from a 2015 class check out a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis graduate student Tricia Bohls explains bee development. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)