Going Native!

Bug Squad - Happenings in the Insect World   By Kathy Keatley Garvey   4/24/13

The first thing you notice when you walk up to the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis, are the natives.

Native plants, that is.

California golden poppies and phacelia are among the plants sharing the "Pollination Habitat" bed. The golden poppies literally light up the landscape. The phacelia, not so much.

The next thing you notice are the bumble bees, carpenter bees, honey bees...

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