Bug Squad - Happenings in the Insect World By Kathy Keatley Garvey May 7, 2014
This is a story about a third-grade classroom in Galt, Calif., that loves honey bees.
It's also a story about a beekeeper named Brian Fishback of Wilton who eagerly taught them to love bees.
Fishback, a former volunteer at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at the University of California, Davis, and a past president of the Sacramento Area Beekeepers' Association, delights in teaching beekeeping classes and providing bee presentations at schools and public events.
One such recipient: Beth Bartkowski's third graders at Galt's Lake Canyon Elementary School.
“My class (Room 12) has been learning about honey bees since October,” she said. “We have turned our classroom into a ‘Beetopia.' We have done many fabulous activities. Thanks to Brian, we have a hive on campus right now! I am hoping to...
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