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About Those Black Widow Spiders...

A black widow spider juggles two egg sacs that she deposited on the lip of a swimming pool in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A reader asks: Does the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology have a fact sheet on black widow spiders?  Yes! It's among dozens of fact...

A black widow spider juggles two egg sacs that she deposited on the lip of a swimming pool in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A black widow spider juggles two egg sacs that she deposited on the lip of a swimming pool in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A black widow spider juggles two egg sacs that she deposited on the lip of a swimming pool in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 4:55 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

The Amazing Lady Beetles

A lady beetle searching for aphids on a rosebud in the winter. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you have roses blooming in your yard in the winter--or trying to bloom--check to see if there's a lady beetle, aka ladybug prowling around. Any...

A lady beetle searching for aphids on a rosebud in the winter. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lady beetle searching for aphids on a rosebud in the winter. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lady beetle searching for aphids on a rosebud in the winter. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A toxic chemical, a defense mechanism, oozing from a lady beetle, the prey of a cellar spider in this summer image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A toxic chemical, a defense mechanism, oozing from a lady beetle, the prey of a cellar spider in this summer image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A toxic chemical, a defense mechanism, oozing from a lady beetle, the prey of a cellar spider in this summer image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 4:31 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Searching for the First Bumble Bee of the Year in a Two-County Area

Allan Jones of Davis captured this image of a black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, on Jan. 6, 2020 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Allan Jones)

Seen any bumble bees lately in Yolo or Solano counties? If so, and if you photograph the first one of the year, you might win...

Allan Jones of Davis captured this image of a black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, on Jan. 6, 2020 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Allan Jones)
Allan Jones of Davis captured this image of a black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, on Jan. 6, 2020 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Allan Jones)

Allan Jones of Davis captured this image of a black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, on Jan. 6, 2020 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Allan Jones)

This yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, showed up Jan. 1, 2018 at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, showed up Jan. 1, 2018 at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, showed up Jan. 1, 2018 at the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, nectaring on a rose on Jan. 25, 2020 in Benicia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, nectaring on a rose on Jan. 25, 2020 in Benicia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, nectaring on a rose on Jan. 25, 2020 in Benicia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 4:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources

The Wonderful World of Insects

A European wool carder bee, Anthidium manicatum, heads for a snapdragon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Learning more about insects ought to be one of your New Year's resolutions. Here's a good place to start: read the UC...

A European wool carder bee, Anthidium manicatum, heads for a snapdragon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A European wool carder bee, Anthidium manicatum, heads for a snapdragon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A European wool carder bee, Anthidium manicatum, heads for a snapdragon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male European wool carder in flight over a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male European wool carder in flight over a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male European wool carder in flight over a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Male European wool carder bees are highly territorial. This one is targeting a honey bee on a catmint blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Male European wool carder bees are highly territorial. This one is targeting a honey bee on a catmint blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Male European wool carder bees are highly territorial. This one is targeting a honey bee on a catmint blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 1, 2021 at 3:58 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

The Late Richard Rominger: An Agricultural Icon

Lynn Kimsey (left), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows Richard and Evelyne Rominger a display at the Bohart Museum on UC Davis Picnic Day, April 17, 2015. The Romingers are both UC Davis alumni. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

We were saddened to learn of the passing Sunday, Dec. 20, of agricultural icon Richard "Rich" Rominger, 93,  former  Deputy Secretary of...

Lynn Kimsey (left), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows Richard and Evelyne Rominger a display at the Bohart Museum on UC Davis Picnic Day, April 17, 2015. The Romingers are both UC Davis alumni. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey (left), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows Richard and Evelyne Rominger a display at the Bohart Museum on UC Davis Picnic Day, April 17, 2015. The Romingers are both UC Davis alumni. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (left), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows Richard and Evelyne Rominger a display at the Bohart Museum on UC Davis Picnic Day, April 17, 2015. The Romingers are both UC Davis alumni. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Agriculture icon Richard Rominger attending the 2015 California Agriculture Day at the state capitol. He served as Gov. Jerry Brown's California Secretary of Agriculture, and as President Bill Clinton's Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Agriculture icon Richard Rominger attending the 2015 California Agriculture Day at the state capitol. He served as Gov. Jerry Brown's California Secretary of Agriculture, and as President Bill Clinton's Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Agriculture icon Richard Rominger attending the 2015 California Agriculture Day at the state capitol. He served as Gov. Jerry Brown's California Secretary of Agriculture, and as President Bill Clinton's Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 5:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Food, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources

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