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.
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
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.
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.
The Häagen-Dazs 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.
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.
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.
- Visit the Haagen-Dazs Honeybee Haven and learn more!
- Entomology Department Blog: Bug Squad
- Elina Nino's quarterly updates
- Bee Culture Magazine
- American Bee Journal
- National Honey Board – GREAT recipes and other information
- Bee Source - an online community of beekeepers and beekeeping
- Honey Bee Awareness day!
- American Mead Makers Association
- California Master Beekeepers Program
- American Beekeeping Federation
- California State Beekeepers
- Bee Informed Partnership
- Randy Oliver's Scientific Beekeeping