Posts Tagged: honey bees
Professor Irene Newton: Inside the Honey Bee Gut
"The honey bee gut is home to varied and diverse bacterial species," says Professor Irene...
A honey bee in flight, heading for a Phacelia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on Phacelia, a popular bee plant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey Bee Geneticist Rob Pages Launches YouTube Channel: Fascinating World of Bees
If you're interested in bees--as a scientist, beekeeper or just as an enthusiast--you'll want to...
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. examining a swarm.
Squirrel Vs. Bees: Sorry, No Vacancy!
Call it “The Battle Over a Tree Hollow." Feral bees have occupied—and...
Look closely and you can see a squirrel occupying a small hollow or cavity in a sycamore tree. The cavity has been home to feral bees for at least two decades. (Image taken in Vacaville by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
What's all that noise about? Can't a squirrel get some sleep? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The squirrel pokes his head out of his home, his sleepy hollow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Occupied! No vacancy! The squirrel is aware that bees are circling, trying to move into "his" hollow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
With the squirrel gone, honey bees quickly move into the hollow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Show Me the Honey! California Honey Festival Set Saturday, May 6
Show me the honey! The annual California Honey Festival, free and open to the public, will take...
Crowds throng Main Street, Woodland, during the annual California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wendy Mather, program manager of the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program, annually dons a bee suit to welcome the California Honey Festival attendees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, encourages visitors to taste honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Where, Oh Where, Can They Bee?
The nectarines are bursting into bloom, but where are the honey bees? Well, they're huddled inside...
A honey bee, cooped up in a hive for weeks due to the rain and cold, heads for a nectarine blossom in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Find the bee! There's one pollinating a nectarine blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A pollen-packing bee exits a nectarine blossom.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)