Posts Tagged: native bees
(Editor's Note: Listen to her June 2nd seminar here.) Soils matter. They matter in the role of...
Bumble bees, Bombus vosnesenkii, head for their nest at the Loma Vista Farm, Vallejo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
How does pyrodiversity impact pollinator communities? That's a crucial question, especially...
This is a screen shot of Lauren Ponisio in a CBS Los Angeles video, "Bee Biologist Can't Stop Buzzing About Her Work." CBS wrote that she "puts science, technology and math to work in her study of bees."
"About 90 percent of all bees are actually solitary. So despite kind of the public impression...
A native bee, Megachile fidelis, foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male longhorned bee, Melissodes communis, in Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, foraging on a purple coneflower at the former Mostly Natives Nursery in Tomales, Marin County. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A female sweat bee, Svastra obliqua expurgate, foraging on a purple coneflower in Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The highly respected California Academy of Sciences greeted its 2019 Class of Fellows on Oct. 15,...
Neal Williams, newly elected Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, is "widely known and respected for his excellence in research, extension, outreach, teaching and leadership," wrote nominator James R. Carey. Here Williams works on a bumble bee project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's a fair. It's a party. It's a pollinator party. It's the Bay Area Bee Fair in Berkeley. And...
Black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, nectaring on nectarine blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A black-tailed bee, Bombus californicus, nectaring on blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, and honey bee, Apis mellifera, sharing a purple coneflower, Echinacea purpurea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)