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Bees Reign at Bohart Museum Open House
World Bee Day was May 20, but the Bohart Museum of Entomology celebrated it early--on May 19--with an open house on wild bees and managed bees. More than 300 attended the May 19th event, noted Tabatha Yang, education and outreach...

The Queen, The Workers, and The Drones
An unmarked queen bee isn't easy to spot. That was the consensus at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house when attendees tried to locate the queen in the bee observation hive at a table staffed by UC Davis graduate student Richard...

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The Extension office will be closed on the following holidays:

November 10, 2023 - Veterans Day
November 23 and 24, 2023 - Thanksgiving
December 25, 2023 to January 1, 2024-Holidays
January15, 2024- MLK Day
February 19, 2024- Presidents Day



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