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Bees on the Baseball Field

Sign for fans. (Photographer unknown)

It's not often that we get to mix baseball and pests in our blog, but today we learned that the San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds game was delayed by almost 20 minutes due to swarming bees. You can read different takes on this story from the...

Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 9:48 PM
Tags: bees (45), Cincinnati (1), control (41), delay (1), Giants (1), MLB (1), pesticides (28), Reds (1), swarm (3), UC IPM (225)

Bee Swarm!

Honey bee swarm in the North Hall/Dutton Hall complex at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee swarms are absolutely fascinating.Several years ago, when bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey was teaching a queen- rearing class at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis, her students received an extra bonus: they witnessed...

Honey bee swarm in the North Hall/Dutton Hall complex at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee swarm in the North Hall/Dutton Hall complex at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee swarm in the North Hall/Dutton Hall complex at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 23, 2012 at 11:02 PM
Tags: Eric Mussen (250), honey bees (353), Norm Gary (26), Susan Cobey (84), swarm (3)

A Honey of a Ride

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A funny thing happened on the way from El Cerrito to UC Davis on Friday, Aug. 1. And it wasn't even Friday the 13th. At 7 a.m., a group of UC Davis employees approached their commuter van in an El Cerrito parking lot. But, after glancing at the...

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UC Davis apiculturist Eric Mussen (left) explains bee behavior to Keir Reavie, head of the Biological and Agriculture Sciences Department at Shields Library.

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spidereatingbee

A spider in the Shields Library parking lot feasts on an El Cerrito bee.

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beeonhand

Bees swarm in and out of the door frame.

Posted on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 1:04 PM
Tags: commuter ride (1), Eric Mussen (250), honey bees (353), Keir Reavie (1), swarm (3), vanpool (1)
 
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