Posts Tagged: beekeepers
Cheryl Veretto was the first to step forward. She and 51 other beekeepers had gathered that...
Cheryl Veretto was first in line to take the California Master Beekeeper Program practical test administered in September 2016. With her is UC Davis research associate Charley Nye, CAMBP examiner and manager of the Laidlaw facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
With their veils off in this portion of the CAMBP practical test, examiner Charley Nye watches Cheryl Veretto finish the last steps of her test. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cheryl Veretto's Facebook page.
The bee swarm touched down April 1, settling near the wind chimes on her patio roof. "I saw the...
Around 6 p.m., April 1, the bee swarm at the Starner home looked like this. (Photo by the Craig and Shelly Hunt family)
Beekeeper Craig Hunt (on ladder) and his daughter, Emma, 8, work to retrieve the bee swarm. Emma learned beekeeping from her father, who taught 4-H beekeeping prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Shelly Hunt Photo)
Close-up of Craig Hunt smoking the bees. (Photo by Shelly Hunt)
Beekeeper Emma Hunt, 8, tends to the bees. (Photo by Shelly Hunt)
Bees in a box! The Vacaville patio swarm yielded two boxes. (Craig and Shelly Hunt Photo)
Blessed are the bees. When honey bees swarmed last week at the entrance to the Epiphany Episcopal...
The honey bees swarmed last week to the entrance to the Epiphany Episcopal Church, Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Vacaville beekeeper Alyssa Hunt, 13, with a box for the bees. The queen, however, was not in the cluster--just her pheromone. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Veteran beekeeper Craig Hunt raises a frame to the site where the small cluster was. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A drone hanging out by the cluster, waiting for his sisters to feed him. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The bees may have swarmed from what appears to be a permanent colony in the bell tower of the Epipany Episcopal Church. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Are beekeepers immune from COVID-19 infections? Newly published research in the journal...
Are beekeepers immune from COVID infections? No, according to newly published research in the journal Toxicon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hobby beekeepers in urban environments should limit themselves to two hives, says apiculturist...
'Bee Man" Norm Gary is covered with bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Norm Gary, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, examines a frame at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)