Category Archives: bees

August 14th, 2018

Are you researching bumble bees at the University of Wisconsin or just curious about our summertime friends? The university has a great online guide for identifying wild bees. There are […]

November 8th, 2016

Imagine being able to examine an exceptional and rare piece of human technology…one that precedes any of our other hand-held devices by centuries! What might that technology be and where […]

October 5th, 2016

…That is the question…to which we might answer, “ice cream”. In keeping with the Year of Shakespeare and the arrival to campus later this fall of the First Folio, the […]

July 8th, 2016

Mark your calendar for an “immersive farming and culinary experience” with the Soil Sisters!  During the course of an August weekend (August 5-7 to be exact), the Soil Sisters—women committed […]

February 25th, 2016

Citizen Science is an endeavor in which scientific knowledge is advanced through the collaboration of professional researchers with engaged members of the public. Citizen scientists lend their passion and skill […]

July 3rd, 2014

Steenbock Library, in cooperation with UW Digital Collections, is pleased to announce its sweet release of “Historical Bee and Bee-Keeping Literature” from the Charles C. Miller Memorial Apicultural Library.  Newly-digitized […]

June 17th, 2009

Of late, Steenbock Library has provided staff and library users an opportunity to observe bee behavior (and specifically, “absconding behavior”, where the colony, pulsating around its queen, moves to a […]