Posts Tagged: wild bees
Exit Seminar on Oct. 18: Clara Stuligross, Ph.D., Is Passionate About Wild Bees
Clara Stuligross is passionate about wild bees, and you should be, too. Stuligross, who...
A blue orchard bee, Osmia lignaria, heads toward Phalacia. (Photo by Clara Stuligross)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, heads toward a California golden poppy. Both are natives. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Are Honeybees the Most Effective Pollinators?
There they were. Together. The scene: A honeybee (Apis mellifera) and a bumblebee (Bombus...
A honeybee (Apis mellifera) and a bumblebee (Bombus vosnesenskii) nectaring on a purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) in a UC Davis bee garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the cover of the American Journal of Botany, featuring several species of bees on a sunflower, Helianthus sp, (Cover photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monika Egerer: About Those Wild Bees and Natural Enemies in Urban Gardens
Urban garden management can play an important role in supporting species diversity and the...
Urban garden management can play an important role in supporting species diversity and the provision of insect-mediated services, says ecologist Monika Egerer, an assistant professor at Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany.
Lynn Dicks: The Importance of People in Pollinator Conservation
The global decline of pollinators ought to concern everybody, and everybody ought to get involved,...
Keynote speaker Lynn Dicks (far left) of the School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, with conference co-chair Neal Williams, pollination ecologist, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and speaker Rachel Vannette of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, who addressed the crowd on her hummingbird research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Vince Jones (far right) of Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., addressing the crowd on "Implementing a Honeybee Foraging Model and REDAPOLL Fruit Set Predictions in Washington State's Decision Aid System." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's break time in the ARC Ballroom, UC Davis, for the attendees at the International Pollinator Conference. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A reception for the crowd at the International Pollinator Conference. The site: the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, Robert Mondavi Institute. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Discussing the conference are these members of the Neal Williams lab. From left pollination ecologist Neal Williams, professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and Nick Rosenberger, Colin Fagan and Anna Britzman. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Keynote speaker Christina Grozinger (left), distinguished professor of entomology and director of the Center for Pollinator Research, Pennsylvania State University, with conference co-chair Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. Grozinger served as Niño's major professor at Penn State. (Photo by Mea McNeil)
The organizers: From left are Elizabeth "Liz" Luu, events manager, UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center; conference co-chairs Elina Lastro Niño and Neal Williams of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology; and Amina Harris, director, the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Melittologist Laurence Packer: 'Extreme Bees in Extreme Environments'
"Extreme Bees in Extreme Environments: Bee Biogeography in the Atacama Desert." That's the title...
Professor Laurence Packer on location in the Atacama Desert in Chile.