Posts Tagged: beekeepers
California State Beekeepers: Much Love and Appreciation for the Late Eric Mussen
He cared for the honey bees, the beekeepers cared about him, and the California State...
Some 150 people attended the Eric Mussen Memorial Luncheon hosted by the California State Beekeepers' Association. (Photo by Brooke Palmer)
Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño (foreground at right) helped coordinate the CSBA luncheon memorializing Eric Mussen. A member of the UC Davis faculty since 2014, she is also the director of the California Master Beekeeper Program. (Photo by Brooke Palmer)
In this 2017 image, Eric Mussen, co-founder and a six-term president of the Western Apicultural Society poses with his wife, Helen, by the ceramic-mosaic sculpture, "Miss Bee Haven," that anchors the UC Davis Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road. The 2017 WAS convention took place at its birthplace, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Incredible Memories of 'The Honey Bee Guru'
It was incredible. The Celebration of Life and Legacy of UC Cooperative...
A capacity crowd attended the memorial for UC Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen in the Putah Creek Lodge, UC Davis. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)
A bee observation hive at the Eric Mussen memorial commemorated his love of honey bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (right) and Norm Gary, UC Davis emeritus professor of entomology, at the Western Apicultural Society meeting at UC Davis in 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Eric and Helen Mussen in front of the sculpture, Miss Bee Haven, at the UC Davis Bee Haven in 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Meet Ettamarie Peterson: Sonoma's Queen Bee and 4-H Beekeeping Queen
When 4-H beekeeping project leader Ettamarie Peterson of the Liberty 4-H Club, Petaluma, meets with...
Petaluma beekeeper Ettamarie Peterson holds some newly emerged bees at a Randy Oliver demonstration at the 2007 Western Apicultural Society tour of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Veteran 4-H beekeeping project leader Ettamarie Peterson (far left) with some of her 4-H beekeepers from the Liberty 4-H Club, Petaluma.
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and a co-founder and six-term president of the Western Apicultural Society (WAS) hands Ettamarie Peterson an award at the 2009 society meeting. Mussen died June 3, 2022 of cancer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ettamarie Peterson, known as the Sonoma County Queen Bee, stands by the bee sculpture, Miss Bee Haven, that anchors the UC Davis Bee Haven. (2007 Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Bee mine!" Beekeeper Ettamarie Peterson holds nurse bees at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis, in 2007. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hurrah for the Red, White and Blue! And the Yellow...
Today is the Fourth of July, and what better time to proclaim: "Hurray for the red, white and...
Hurrah for the red, white and blue! And the yellow. Honey bee mobiles were spinning in the wind at a Bodega Bay campsite. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
President George Washington liked honey bees--and the honey they produced--for his hoecakes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Almond Pollination Season Ought to Be About Almond Pollination
When friends own almond acreage, and invite you to see the bees and the blossoms on a brilliant day...
A brilliant day in an Esparto almond orchard on Feb. 16. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee pollinating an almond blossom in Esparto. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The girls bringing home the pollen from an Esparto almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)