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Helping the Honey Bee

CCUH coordinated the design and installation of the Honey Bee Haven demonstration garden and Campus Buzzway walkway.  The half-acre garden and the adjacent wildflower meadow on the UC Davis campus:

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  • Provides bees with a year-round food source
  • Encourages visitors to plant bee-friendly gardens of their own

Learn how to plant your own bee-friendly garden here. Search for honey-bee supporting plants and a complete free planting guide for your area here. See the list of plants used in the Honey Bee Haven here.

Partners

Pollinator Resources

2017 Pollinator Workshop

UC Davis Bee and Pollination ProgramDr. Elina L. Nino, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology; 2017

Effects of Neonicotinoids on PollinatorsDr. Maj Rundlof, Lund University Department of Biology & UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology; 2017

Building a Better Bee Garden with Ornamental Horticulture ResearchDr. Christine Casey, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology; 2017

Selecting the Best Plants for PollinatorsEllen Zagory, The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden; 2017

 

2014 Pollinator Workshop

The Buzz About Bees: Attracting and Observing Bees in Your Garden; Dr. Robbin Thorp, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology; 2014

Habitat Enhancements to Support Bees: Agriculture to Urban Research; Dr. Neal Williams, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology; 2014

Honey Bee HealthDr. Eric Mussen, Department of Entomology and Nematology UC Davis; 2014

Garden Planting for BeesEllen Zagory, UC Davis Arboretum; 2014

Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Garden Update: What's New in the Garden? Dr. Christine Casey, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology; 2014

 

2012 Pollinator Workshop

Bees 101: Species Diversity & BehaviorDr. Robbin Thorp, UC Davis;  2012

The importance of pollinators and their conservationDr. Neal Williams, UC Davis Department of Entomology; 2012

Garden Planting for BeesEllen Zagory, UC Davis Arboretum; 2012

Building and Maintaining a Pollinator GardenDr. Victoria Wojcik, Pollinator Partnership; 2012

Gardening Tips - Attracting Bees