Posts Tagged: Robert E. Page Jr.
If you're a honey bee geneticist and you're asked to highlight your three-decade scientific career,...
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. examines a swarm.
Robert E. Page Jr., maintained a UC Davis honey bee-breeding program, managed by Kim Fondrk, at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility for 24 years. Here Fondrk checks on the UC Davis bees in a Dixon almond orchard. (Archived photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If a queen bee were to celebrate Mother's Day (and she won't because she's too busy laying eggs),...
A queen bee (No. 58) and her retinue. This image is from Susan Cobey's colony.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The queen bee is much larger than the worker bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
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)
Have you ever pulled up a chair in your garden and watched honey bees foraging? They are so intent...
A honey bee nectaring on African blue basil in Vacaville, Calif. At right is Salvia microphylla "Hot Lips." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The honey bee, its tongue or proboscis still extended, departs from the African blue basil. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The honey bee pulls its proboscis back in and is leaving the African blue basil. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Frozen in time--a honey bee takes flight and heads for home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's heartbreaking. Beyond heartbreaking. Caroline Yelle, 28, owner of Pope Canyon...
A wall of fire races toward Quail Canyon Road, home of Caroline Yelle's business, Pope Canyon Queens.
Smoke covers the landscape and the hives of Pope Canyon Queens on Quail Canyon Road. (Photo courtesy of Caroline Yelle)
Destruction: The farm at 8307 Quail Canyon Road gone. (Photo courtesy of Caroline Yelle)
Burned hives of Pope Canyon Queens. (Photo Courtesy of Caroline Yelle)