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For the Love of Honey Bees: Elizabeth Frost Now Back In Australia

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Elizabeth "Liz" Frost, formerly of the University of California, Davis, is taking her love of honey bees back to Australia. She's the newly hired honey bee development officer, an Extension-like position, in the state of New South Wales. Frost left the...

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Elizabeth "Liz" Frost in the pollinator garden she installed at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Elizabeth "Liz" Frost in the pollinator garden she installed at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Elizabeth Frost getting ready for an after-hours bee beard activity. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Elizabeth Frost getting ready for an after-hours bee beard activity. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Elizabeth Frost getting ready for an after-hours bee beard activity. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee-covered Elizabeth Frost in a lighter moment at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee-covered Elizabeth Frost in a lighter moment at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee-covered Elizabeth Frost in a lighter moment at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 2:20 PM

Why Pollination and Pollinator Protection Are Important

Honey bee pollinating an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you haven't already seen it, you need to watch it. "Pollination and Protecting Pollinators" is a 51-minute documentary by Washington State University (WSU) Cooperative Extension that explores how valuable honey bees are, why they're crucial, and what...

Honey bee pollinating an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee pollinating an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee pollinating an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 1, 2016 at 6:13 PM

All the Buzz: The Hive and the Honey Bee

Norm Gary, UC Davis emeritus professor of entomology, with Barbara Allen-Diaz, then vice president of the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's out. The newly published edition of The Hive and the Honey Bee edited by American Bee Journal editor Joe Graham, is now a reality. This is the bible of the beekeeping world, and rightfully so. It was first published in 1853--which, by the way,...

Norm Gary, UC Davis emeritus professor of entomology, with Barbara Allen-Diaz, then vice president of the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Norm Gary, UC Davis emeritus professor of entomology, with Barbara Allen-Diaz, then vice president of the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Norm Gary, UC Davis emeritus professor of entomology, with Barbara Allen-Diaz, then vice president of the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, now retired, shows a bee hive to visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, now retired, shows a bee hive to visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, now retired, shows a bee hive to visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey with a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey with a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey with a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 4:37 PM

Sheridan Miller: A Tireless Worker Bee

Beekeeper Brian Fishback helping Sheridan Miller with her hive. (Photo by Craig Miller)

Her name is Sheridan Miller. If there's a human equivalent of a honey bee, she's it. She's a worker bee. We first met Sheridan Miller, 11, of Mill Valley when she visited the Harry H.Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, University of...

Beekeeper Brian Fishback helping Sheridan Miller with her hive. (Photo by Craig Miller)
Beekeeper Brian Fishback helping Sheridan Miller with her hive. (Photo by Craig Miller)

Beekeeper Brian Fishback helping Sheridan Miller with her hive. (Photo by Craig Miller)

Sheridan Miller, then 11, was honored by Neal Van Alfen, then dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, at the opening of the Department of Entomology's bee garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Sheridan Miller, then 11, was honored by Neal Van Alfen, then dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, at the opening of the Department of Entomology's bee garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sheridan Miller, then 11, was honored by Neal Van Alfen, then dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, at the opening of the Department of Entomology's bee garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 6:57 PM

Honey Bee Scientist Amro Zayed at UC Davis Feb. 11

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

There's a lot of interest building in this seminar. Amro Zayed of the Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Canada, will speak on  "Honey Bee Behavioral Genomics: Worker Behavior and Adaptation" from 12:10 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11...

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 5:49 PM

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