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Haven Is the Place to 'Bee' for Junior Gardeners on March 30

Gardening tools for youngsters at the UC Davis Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, located on Bee Biology Road, west of the central campus. A Junior Bee Gardeners' Day is set from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 30. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven is the place to "bee" on Saturday, March 30 for youngsters who want to learn more about honey bees and native bees. The bee haven, operated and maintained by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, is...

Gardening tools for youngsters at the UC Davis Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, located on Bee Biology Road, west of the central campus. A Junior Bee Gardeners' Day is set from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 30. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gardening tools for youngsters at the UC Davis Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, located on Bee Biology Road, west of the central campus. A Junior Bee Gardeners' Day is set from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 30. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gardening tools for youngsters at the UC Davis Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, located on Bee Biology Road, west of the central campus. A Junior Bee Gardeners' Day is set from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 30. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A six-foot-long ceramic and mosaic sculpture,
A six-foot-long ceramic and mosaic sculpture, "Miss Bee Haven," anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of self-described "rock artist" Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A six-foot-long ceramic and mosaic sculpture, "Miss Bee Haven," anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of self-described "rock artist" Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Children enjoying the  Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Children enjoying the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Children enjoying the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This sign greets Junior Bee Gardeners at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This sign greets Junior Bee Gardeners at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This sign greets Junior Bee Gardeners at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

See Bugs, Bees and Nematodes on UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

A six-foot-long mosaic and ceramic sculpture, Miss Beehaven, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's going to be a long weekend, but it's a short one when you consider all the things you can do and see at the eighth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 16. Bring your family. Bring your friends. Bring your camera. The...

A six-foot-long mosaic and ceramic sculpture, Miss Beehaven, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A six-foot-long mosaic and ceramic sculpture, Miss Beehaven, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A six-foot-long mosaic and ceramic sculpture, Miss Beehaven, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A colorful--and viable--bee hive at the  Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Bees don't usually fly until the temperature hits 55 degrees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A colorful--and viable--bee hive at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Bees don't usually fly until the temperature hits 55 degrees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A colorful--and viable--bee hive at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Bees don't usually fly until the temperature hits 55 degrees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis nematologist and graduate student Christopher Pagan (center) greets visitors at a UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis nematologist and graduate student Christopher Pagan (center) greets visitors at a UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis nematologist and graduate student Christopher Pagan (center) greets visitors at a UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterflies are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Butterflies are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterflies are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the Bohart Museum of Entomology, visitors can hold the stick insects. This is a black velvet walking stick with red wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
At the Bohart Museum of Entomology, visitors can hold the stick insects. This is a black velvet walking stick with red wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the Bohart Museum of Entomology, visitors can hold the stick insects. This is a black velvet walking stick with red wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee Garden Open House Draws Not Only People, But Resident Bees and Butterflies

Visitors check out the flowers at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was not just people who attended the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven open house at the University of California, Davis last Saturday. So did honey bees, carpenter bees, bumble bees, metallic green sweat bees, Gulf Fritillary butterflies and cabbage...

Visitors check out the flowers at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors check out the flowers at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors check out the flowers at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Flowers and bees drew the attention of these visitors in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Flowers and bees drew the attention of these visitors in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Flowers and bees drew the attention of these visitors in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sedum, a bee attractant, is abloom in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Sedum, a bee attractant, is abloom in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sedum, a bee attractant, is abloom in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Photographer Allan Jones (right) talks about the bees he's photographed in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Photographer Allan Jones (right) talks about the bees he's photographed in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Photographer Allan Jones (right) talks about the bees he's photographed in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A visitor checks out a table at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A visitor checks out a table at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A visitor checks out a table at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A catch-and-release bee activity highlighted the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A catch-and-release bee activity highlighted the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A catch-and-release bee activity highlighted the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 5:02 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment Family Yard & Garden

Good Day for Two Open Houses Saturday, Sept. 22 at UC Davis

Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati  will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you've often wished you could clone yourself to be able to attend two events on the same day at the University of California, Davis, not to worry. Two open houses on Saturday, Sept. 22 have differing hours so you can attend...

Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati  will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A potter wasp sips some nectar. Potter wasps will be featured at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's
A potter wasp sips some nectar. Potter wasps will be featured at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Crafty Insects" open house. Their nests are works of art. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A potter wasp sips some nectar. Potter wasps will be featured at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Crafty Insects" open house. Their nests are works of art. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This image by Allan Jones of Davis is of a sweat bee, Halictus ligatus. It will be among his images on display at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Sept. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This image by Allan Jones of Davis is of a sweat bee, Halictus ligatus. It will be among his images on display at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Sept. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This image by Allan Jones of Davis is of a sweat bee, Halictus ligatus. It will be among his images on display at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Sept. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Photographer Allan Jones Exudes Patience, Skill and Talent

Photographer Allan Jones of Davis focuses his camera on insects in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Photographer Allan Jones of Davis exudes patience, skill and talent from the moment he enters the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, a half-acre bee friendly garden operated by the University of California, Davis, Department of Entomology and Nematology...

Photographer Allan Jones of Davis focuses his camera on insects in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Photographer Allan Jones of Davis focuses his camera on insects in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Photographer Allan Jones of Davis focuses his camera on insects in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female leafcutter bee, Megachile fidelis, carries a leaf, a Clarkia petal, back to her nest. (Copyrighted photo by Allan Jones, used with permission)
A female leafcutter bee, Megachile fidelis, carries a leaf, a Clarkia petal, back to her nest. (Copyrighted photo by Allan Jones, used with permission)

A female leafcutter bee, Megachile fidelis, carries a leaf, a Clarkia petal, back to her nest. (Copyrighted photo by Allan Jones, used with permission)

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This "honey bee vs. wasp image is designed to help define and differentiate bees and wasps,” says photographer Allan Jones. (Copyrighted image by Allan Jones, used with permission.)

This "honey bee vs. wasp image is designed to help define and differentiate bees and wasps,” says photographer Allan Jones. (Copyrighted image by Allan Jones, used with permission.)

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