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"S" Is for Seminars

Shirley Luckhart

If it's September--and it is--"S" is for seminars. All over the UC Davis campus, departments are gearing up for fall seminars. At the UC Davis...

Shirley Luckhart
Shirley Luckhart

NOTED MALARIA EXPERT Shirley Luckhart will be the first speaker in the UC Davis Department of Entomology's fall seminar series. She will speak from 12:10 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29 in 122 Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Malaria Mosquito
Malaria Mosquito

MALARIA MOSQUITO, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anton Cornell, assistant professor of entomology at UC Davis)

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 6:42 PM

In the Arms of an Almond Tree

In the Arms of an Almond

The first time I met Alexandra "Alex" Klein, she was perched in the arms of an almond tree in the Capay Valley, Yolo County. It was Feb. 27, 2008. ...

In the Arms of an Almond
In the Arms of an Almond

ALEXANDRA KLEIN, shown here in the arms of an almond tree in the Capay Valley in February of 2008, will speak on "Can Wild Pollinators Contribute, Augment, and Complement Almond Pollination in California?" at a UC Davis seminar on Feb. 17. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee and an Almond Blossom
Bee and an Almond Blossom

A HONEY BEE foraging in a Capay Valley almond orchard on Feb. 27, 2008. This year's commercial almond season is almost here. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 6:35 PM

Great Pollinator Site

Female sweat bee

What a treasure! Have you seen the Xerces Society's new online Pollinator Conservation Resource Center? This is something that's long been needed....

Female sweat bee
Female sweat bee

NO SWEAT--This is a female sweat bee, Halictus ligatus, in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bombus californicus
Bombus californicus

CAUGHT IN THE ACT--This bumble bee, Bombus californicus, is nectaring salvia (sage) in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 6:08 PM

The A's, Bees and C's....

Honey Bee and Catmint

In an aging queen bee, does age affect the quality of her offspring? Why do some bees leave the hive and never return?Extension Apiculturist Eric...

Honey Bee and Catmint
Honey Bee and Catmint

HONEY BEE heads for catmint, a favorite of insect pollinators. The plant (genus Nepeta) is a member of the mint family or Lamiaceae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sipping Nectar
Sipping Nectar

SIPPING NECTAR from catmint, a honey bee buzzes from blossom to blossom.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 6, 2009 at 6:19 PM

Just in Time for National Pollinator Week

Neal Williams

It's National Pollinator Week, and what a perfect time to welcome native pollinator specialist Neal Williams to the UC Davis Department of Entomology...

Neal Williams
Neal Williams

NATIVE POLLINATOR SPECIALIST Neal Williams has just joined the UC Davis Department of Entomology faculty. Here he shows a collection of native bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sweat Bee
Sweat Bee

THIS INSECT is a female sweat bee, Halictus tripartitus. It is sometimes mistaken for a honey bee. The sweat bee, however, is a native, and the common honey bee or Western honey bee, is not. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 5:56 PM

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