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Here’s an excerpt from an article on UC Entomology & Nematology News by Kathy Keatley Garvey
…At the conference, Kim Flottum, editor of Bee Culturemagazine, will share his insights on the “The Rapidly Changing Bee Scene”; Les Crowder will discuss managing honey bees in top bar hives, and Larry Connor will cover “Keeping Your Bees Alive and Growing.” Several speakers will present mini-sessions outdoors at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility and the adjacent Häagen Dazs Bee Haven, a bee friendly garden operated by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. Both are on Bee Biology Road.
Other presenters will include beekeeper Serge Labesque of Glen Ellen, Sonoma County, who advocates selecting local bee stocks that can handle the problems of current-day beekeeping. Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center will lead a formal honey tasting, and Sarah Red-Laird of Oregon, executive director of Bee Girl and the American Beekeeping Federation’s Kids and Bees Program director, will present a breakout session on “Beekeeping Education/Honey Bee Conservation.”…