It’s raining in northern California like the proverbial cats and dogs--and all the more reason to think of vacations. Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, member of the UC Davis Department of...
Flight of the Honey Bee
Can you imagine a world without people? What it would look like? Check out the Life After People series airing on the History Channel. Next week the series will include the segment, "The Last...
Bee and Honey
It's good to see those fluttering butterflies back in the news again. But they are fleeting butterflies. For the past 35 years, noted butterfly expert Arthur Shapiro (top right), UC Davis professor...
Western Tiger Swallowtail
Pull out the bottom tray (floor) of a beehive and you're likely to see lots of bee droppings, a little pollen, a few mites, a few dead bees and...a few scurrying ants.Ants find a bee hive nice and...
Off to the Nest
Dragonflies, damselflies, dermestids and native bees. Does an entomological life get any better than this? Those are some of the topics to be discussed at the next meeting of the Northern...