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Bug Love: How Much Do You Know About Insect Courtship and Intimacy?

Gulf Fritillaries (Agraulis vanillae) keeping busy on a Tithonia flower in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's all about insect courtship rituals and intimacy, or what entomologists sometimes call "insect wedding photography."  The Bay...

Gulf Fritillaries (Agraulis vanillae) keeping busy on a Tithonia flower in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gulf Fritillaries (Agraulis vanillae) keeping busy on a Tithonia flower in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gulf Fritillaries (Agraulis vanillae) keeping busy on a Tithonia flower in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two European wool carder bees (Anthidium manicatum) find one another on a foxglove. This image was taken in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two European wool carder bees (Anthidium manicatum) find one another on a foxglove. This image was taken in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two European wool carder bees (Anthidium manicatum) find one another on a foxglove. This image was taken in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Birds do it. Bees do it. So do lady beetles, aka ladybugs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Birds do it. Bees do it. So do lady beetles, aka ladybugs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Birds do it. Bees do it. So do lady beetles, aka ladybugs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 5:35 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Yard & Garden

Coming June 12: A Virtual Insect Palooza with the Insect Discovery Lab

An Australian walking stick (stick insect) gets some attention at a SaveNature.Org program.  (Photo by Norm Gershenz)

The wonderful world of insects! And right in your living room! If you'd like to take a world tour and learn about such fascinating insects...

An Australian walking stick (stick insect) gets some attention at a SaveNature.Org program.  (Photo by Norm Gershenz)
An Australian walking stick (stick insect) gets some attention at a SaveNature.Org program. (Photo by Norm Gershenz)

An Australian walking stick (stick insect) gets some attention at a SaveNature.Org program. (Photo by Norm Gershenz)

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 3:36 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Innovation

Scientists Focusing on Insect Biodiversity and Insect Decline

Leslie Saul-Gershenz of UC Davis will speak on

If you're looking for a thought-provoking discussion on insect biodiversity and decline, mark your calendars. Chemical ecologist and conservation...

Leslie Saul-Gershenz of UC Davis will speak on
Leslie Saul-Gershenz of UC Davis will speak on "Is Insect Biodiversity, Biomass and Abundance Declining?” at the Hillside Club's Fireside Lecture Series, Berkeley, on March 2.

Leslie Saul-Gershenz of UC Davis will speak on "Is Insect Biodiversity, Biomass and Abundance Declining?” at the Hillside Club's Fireside Lecture Series, Berkeley, on March 2.

Conservation biologist Norm Gershenz is the CEO of SaveNature.Org.
Conservation biologist Norm Gershenz is the CEO of SaveNature.Org.

Conservation biologist Norm Gershenz is the CEO of SaveNature.Org.

Posted on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 4:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Those Incredible Digger Bees and Their Nest Parasites

Leslie Saul-Gershenz (left) and curator Emma Cluff stand by their display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you want to learn about digger bees and the exciting research that UC Davis evolutionary ecologist Leslie Saul-Gershenz is pursuing, check out the...

Leslie Saul-Gershenz (left) and curator Emma Cluff stand by their display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Leslie Saul-Gershenz (left) and curator Emma Cluff stand by their display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Leslie Saul-Gershenz (left) and curator Emma Cluff stand by their display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A digger bee, Habropoda pallida, with blister bee larvae. (Photo by Leslie Saul-Gershenz)
A digger bee, Habropoda pallida, with blister bee larvae. (Photo by Leslie Saul-Gershenz)

A digger bee, Habropoda pallida, with blister bee larvae. (Photo by Leslie Saul-Gershenz)

Posted on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 10:41 PM

Bohart Museum: The Joy of Eating...Drum Roll...Insects

Make a meal out of mealworms? Danielle Wishon baked these mealworm cookies. Yes, they were good. (Photo by Danielle Wishon)

If you want to know what it's like to eat a bug—doesn't everybody?--ask an entomologist, a bug ambassador, or an entomophagist, one who eats...

Make a meal out of mealworms? Danielle Wishon baked these mealworm cookies. Yes, they were good. (Photo by Danielle Wishon)
Make a meal out of mealworms? Danielle Wishon baked these mealworm cookies. Yes, they were good. (Photo by Danielle Wishon)

Make a meal out of mealworms? Danielle Wishon baked these mealworm cookies. Yes, they were good. (Photo by Danielle Wishon)

Crickets will be on the menu at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house. Visitors are invited to sample them. Crickets are the new shrimp, says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Crickets will be on the menu at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house. Visitors are invited to sample them. Crickets are the new shrimp, says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crickets will be on the menu at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house. Visitors are invited to sample them. Crickets are the new shrimp, says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 2:59 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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