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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

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

Youths Experience the Joy of Insects

Future entomologists? A group of students in a Bay Area three-week insect class, taught by SaveNature.Org, poses for a photo.

Do you remember when insects first fascinated you or when you developed a love of insects? Odds are that the children who attend the SaveNature.Org...

Future entomologists? A group of students in a Bay Area three-week insect class, taught by SaveNature.Org, poses for a photo.
Future entomologists? A group of students in a Bay Area three-week insect class, taught by SaveNature.Org, poses for a photo.

Future entomologists? A group of students in a Bay Area three-week insect class, taught by SaveNature.Org, poses for a photo.

Getting up close and personal with a stick insect, also known as a walking stick.
Getting up close and personal with a stick insect, also known as a walking stick.

Getting up close and personal with a stick insect, also known as a walking stick.

Posted on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 2:26 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden
 
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