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Worth Their Weight in Gold, Silver and Bronze...

This photo of a newly eclosed monarch won a bronze award in the ACE competition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When a story is worth its weight in gold, and a photo is worth its weight in silver and bronze...according to the judges... Two communicators based...

A Bugworthy Kind of Christmas


It's a bugworthy kind of Christmas. Remember the iconic song, "The 12 Days of Christmas,"  which begins with "On the first day of Christmas, my...

A Buggy Kind of Christmas: A Poem Revisited

Golden bee (Cordovan) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a buggy kind of Christmas. Mussen/Garvey style.You've heard "The 12 Days of Christmas," beginning with a single "partridge in a pear tree" and...

'Bug Squad' blog recognized among 'Top 50'

The University of California Bug Squad blog, written by Kathy Keatley Garvey of the UC Davis Department of Entomology, has been named one of the "Best 50 Insect Blogs" by the website

"Bugs are like certain people in your life: you can't live with them, you can't live without them," the website says. "Hence this listing of the Web's best bug-related blogs. You'll find sites on the battle of the birds and the bees and a ton of info on what makes insects so unique to our planet."

Garvey noted that everyone has "top lists" nowadays - top 10 superfoods, top 10 things to do, top 10 places to go, bucket lists, etc. Perhaps creating such a list is nothing more than a marketing ploy, but it is recognition, nonetheless. said Bug Squad brings a sharp and crisp, almost journalistic focus to the bug blogosphere.

"We were particularly interested in their coverage of the Bring Your Own Bug movement," the website said.

It wasn't mentioned by OnlineCourses, but I believe Bug Squad's numerous, high quality photos of insects, especially bees, is one of the things that sets it apart.

Congratulations to Bug Squad.

Posted on Friday, February 4, 2011 at 8:56 AM
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