Friday, September 19, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Still time to sign up for UCD pollinator workshop

By
From page A14 | March 02, 2014 |

bumblebeeW

Bumblebees, including this black-tailed bumblebee, Bombus melanopygus, will be discussed at a pollinator workshop on Saturday, March 15, in Giedt Hall at UC Davis. Kathy Keatley Garvey/Courtesy photo

There’s still time to sign up for a pollinator gardening workshop on Saturday, March 15, by the California Center for Urban Horticulture at the UC Davis.

The workshop presentations will include “the latest research about bee pollinators and how you can make your landscape more ‘pollinator friendly,’ ” said Anne Schellman, program manager.

Several faculty members from the UCD department of entomology and nematology will speak at the workshop, to begin with check-in at 7:30 a.m. at 1001 Giedt Hall. and to conclude at 2 p.m. at a plant sale in the Arboretum’s Teaching Nursery.

Faculty speakers will include Edwin Lewis, professor and vice chair of the department, who will give the welcoming address with Dave Fujino, director of the California Center for Urban Horticulture; Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, who will speak on “Honey Bee Health”; assistant professor Neal Williams, who will discuss “Habitat Enhancements to Support Bees: Agriculture to Urban Research”; and Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology, who will cover “The Buzz About Bees: Attracting and Observing Bees in Your Garden.”

Other speakers will be departmental staff member Christine Casey, new manager of the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, who will relate “What’s New in the Garden?”; and Ellen Zagory, director of horticulture for the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Gardens, who will cover “Plants for Pollinators.”

Registration costs $40, which includes a light breakfast, box lunch, admission to the plant sale and a tour of the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, a half-acre bee-friendly garden on Bee Biology Road that includes art from the UCD Art/Science Fusion Program.

A special plant sale for pollinator workshop attendees only will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery.

Registration is underway at http://ccuh.ucdavis.edu/events/public/pollinator-workshop-2014. The registration link is http://bit.ly/1hJbO0Q. More information is available from Schellman at 530-312-4083 or aschellman@ucdavis.edu.

Comments

comments

Kathy Keatley Garvey

  • Recent Posts

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this newspaper and receive notifications of new articles by email.

  • .

    News

    Grant means new push for moving tracks out of town

    By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1 | Gallery

     
    Some say council needs to reconsider MRAP

    By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1

    UC to create $250 million venture capital fund

    By San Francisco Chronicle | From Page: A1

     
    School district may redevelop downtown site

    By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A1

     
    Master Gardeners share their wisdom at free workshops

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2

    Scots vote to stay in UK

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    France strikes Islamic State group’s depot in Iraq

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

    Man faces arson charge in huge California wildfire

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    DUI suspected in crash

    By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

    Volunteers sought to make veggie bags

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Storyteller will draw on music, dance

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Woodland Healthcare offering flu shots

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Putah Creek Bike Path to close temporarily

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Little Free Libraries open at Montgomery

    By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A3

    Project Linus seeks donations

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Rabid bat found at Holmes Junior High

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Students invited to apply for Blue & White grants

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Halloween costume sale benefits preschool

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Telling tales, on ‘Davisville’

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Free workout class set at library

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

    Explorit: Lots of ways to be a volunteer

    By Lisa Justice | From Page: A4 | Gallery

     
    Sierra Club remembers longtime walker

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

    DHS Classes of 1954 and 1955 will hold 60th reunion

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

     
    Nonprofits can get DCN’s help

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

     
    Register to vote by Oct. 20

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

    Davis maps available at Chamber office

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

     
    Need a new best friend?

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5 | Gallery

    Reception benefits endangered gorillas

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

     
    Downtown history tour planned in October

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

    Wolk applauds approval of stronger rules for olive oil

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

     
    Davis hosts its own climate change rally

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

    Sutter Farmers Market offers local goods

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8 | Gallery

     
    Qigong classes available for heart health

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

    .

    Forum

    Sick of being the bad guy

    By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

     
    Cheers and Jeers: Not the end of the rainbow

    By Our View | From Page: A6

    Tom Meyer cartoon

    By Debbie Davis | From Page: A6

     
    Return to previous plan

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

    Save the ‘pine cone place’

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

     
    Affirm our community values

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

    Project has safety risks

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

     
    Learn more about Paso Fino

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

    Educate homeless with dogs

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6, 1 Comment

     
    .

    Sports

    Blue Devil volleyballers hold off Herd

    By Spencer Ault | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Aggies’ new energy could be scary for Big West

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1

    No rest for the weary: Aggie TE Martindale busy on and off the field

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Devils hope the light bulb turns on at Edison

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

    River Cats and Giants sign two-year deal

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

     
    Take Zona and Bama this week

    By Bob Dunning | From Page: B2

    Mustangs are no match for DHS boys in water polo

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

     
    A’s slide continues as Rangers sweep

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

    .

    Features

    Name Droppers: Awards keep coming for UC Davis retiree

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

     
    .

    Business

    Redesigned 2015 Escalade remains breed all its own

    By Ann M. Job | From Page: B3 | Gallery

     
    .

    Obituaries

    Carol L. Walsh

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

     
    .

    Comics

    Comics: Friday, September 19, 2014

    By Creator | From Page: A10

     
    .

    Real Estate Review

    Featured Listing

    By Zack Snow | From Page: RER1

    Professional Services Directory

    By Zack Snow | From Page: RER2

    Taylor Morrison

    By Zack Snow | From Page: RER3