UC Davis one of the world's leading cross-disciplinary research and teaching institutions in agriculture, offering short courses, extension courses, and classes for individuals of all levels.
California Master Beekeeper Program
The California Master Beekeeper Program (CAMBP) was established in 2016 in response to the ever-increasing numbers of California beekeepers. The program uses science based information to educate stewards and ambassadors for honey bees and beekeeping. Join the CAMBP Newsletter: HERE
Bohart Museum of Entomology
The R. M. Bohart Museum of Entomology, founded in 1946, is located on the University of California, Davis campus. The museum is dedicated to teaching, research and service. They have the seventh largest insect collection in North America, and is worldwide in coverage.
UC Davis Arboretum
With 100-acres of beautiful gardens, plant collections and exhibits, this 24-hour free garden is one not to miss. They have occasional plant sales, guided tours, and even folk jam sessions for anyone interested.
UC Davis Honey Bee Haven
The UC Davis Honey Bee Haven is a unique outdoor museum where visitors can observe and learn about bees and the plants that support them. It was planted in Fall 2009 thanks to a generous gift from Häagen-Dazs. The garden is open year-round, from dawn to dusk.
World Food Center
The World Food Center (WFC) mobilizes the research, educational and outreach resources of UC Davis, in partnership with consumers, public and philanthropic entities, and the agricultural, marine and food industries, to promote innovative, sustainable and equitable food systems.
California Center for Urban Horticulture
The California Center for Urban Horticulture (CCUH) is located at the University of California, Davis to help Californians develop more water-conserving, pest-resistant and disease-resistant home gardens, create environmentally sound public landscapes and parks, produce better plant materials for sustainable urban landscapes, and to address the state's growing water demands to improve the quality of urban life.
Beekeeper's Clubs & Associations
Joining a beekeeping club or association is a great way to learn more about bees and beekeeping, providing a channel through which members can help each other. Find your local beekeeping group with Bee Culture's directory: HERE.
Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium
Are you a beekeeper looking for a veterinarian? The HBVC is made up of students and professionals from all segments of veterinary medicine and animal science who care about bees and beekeeping. Search for a veterinarian in their directory: HERE.
Interested in learning more? Here are some links we love.
- Honey Bee Haven
- Entomology Department Blog: Bug Squad
- E.L. Nino Bee Lab
- Bee Culture Magazine
- American Bee Journal
- National Honey Board
- Bee Source
- Honey Bee Awareness day!
- California Master Beekeepers Program
- American Beekeeping Federation
- California State Beekeepers
- Bee Informed Partnership
- Randy Oliver's Scientific Beekeeping