Urban Agriculture
University of California
Urban Agriculture


Bee Gardening Resources

Beekeeping on roof of San Francisco Chronicle. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey
Whether you are operating a beekeeping business or trying to attract more pollinators, the following tools and resources can help.The Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis is a great place to find more information. Beekeeping rules and regulations vary widely by city.  In California, anyone keeping bees must register with their county Agricultural Commissioner's office.

Basics and Guides to Beekeeping Operations


UC Davis Department of Entomology


Removing and Harvesting Swarms

UC IPM Pest Note

Colony of Honeybees. Photo by E. Kilmartin, UC ANR
UC Davis Entomology

Attracting Bees to Farms and Gardens

UC Berkeley

UC Davis


Xerces Society

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