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UC Davis Bee Symposium: 5/7/17 - Register now!

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May 07, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM


UC Davis Conference Center

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2017 Bee Symposium

A day-long event discussing bee health and exploring best management practices help sustain the bee population for the future.


UC Davis' third annual Bee Symposium: Keeping Bees Healthy will be hosted at the UC Davis Conference Center on Sunday, May 7, 2017, preceded by the first California Honey Festival in Woodland, CA on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

This educational program is designed for beekeepers of all experience levels, including gardeners, farmers, and anyone interested in the world of pollination and bees. In addition to the speakers, there will be lobby displays featuring graduate student research posters, the latest in beekeeping equipment, books, honey, plants, and much more.

This year, the symposium speaker is Dr. Steve Sheppard, Thurber Professor of Apiculture and Chair of the Department of Entomology from Washington State University. Other speakers include Santiago Ramirez and Elina Nino from the Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis, Maj Rundlof from the Department of Biology at Lund University, and Margaret Lombard from the National Honey Board.

Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017; 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: UC Davis Conference Center

Fee: $80 (General), $25 (Students)

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