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|Waterwise Plant Selection and Maintenance - Thousand Oaks Library||8/22/2015|
|Master Gardener Orientation Meeting||9/1/2015|
|Front Yard Landscape Design 101 - Thousand Oaks Library||9/26/2015|
You Can Take That to the Bank!
Posted 7/2/2015 - They're good bees. You can take that to the bank! The excitement began when Martin Guerena, an integrated pest management (IPM) specialist with the City of Davis, encountered a native bee nesting site Wednesday in front of the U.S. Bank, corner of 3rd...
Keep Your 'Girls' Out of California Buckeye
Posted 7/1/2015 - Beekeepers don't like their "girls" foraging in California buckeye (Aesculus californica) It's poisonous to bees. "The signs of poisoning can be as severe as dying adult bees and brood, only dying brood, brood that barely makes it and emerges...
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