Posts Tagged: Western Apicultural Society Conference
'Bee Man' Norm Gary: Still Smokin'
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)
Inside the World of Bees
Gleanings from the Western Apicultural Society's 31st annual conference, being held in Healdsburg...
Wazzup Aug. 17-20? WAS!
WAS is not just the first and third person singular past indicative of be. It's the Western...
Pretty in PInk