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David James' Incredible Research on Migratory Monarchs

This male monarch, released by citizen scientist Steve Johnson of Ashland on Aug. 28, 2016, fluttered into Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, a 457-kilometer  journey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Newly published research by entomologist David James of Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., in the Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society...

This male monarch, released by citizen scientist Steve Johnson of Ashland on Aug. 28, 2016, fluttered into Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, a 457-kilometer  journey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This male monarch, released by citizen scientist Steve Johnson of Ashland on Aug. 28, 2016, fluttered into Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, a 457-kilometer journey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This male monarch, released by citizen scientist Steve Johnson of Ashland on Aug. 28, 2016, fluttered into Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, a 457-kilometer journey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The male monarch, No. 6093, sips nectar from a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia on Sept. 5, 2016. It traveled 457 kilometers from Ashland to Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The male monarch, No. 6093, sips nectar from a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia on Sept. 5, 2016. It traveled 457 kilometers from Ashland to Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The male monarch, No. 6093, sips nectar from a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia on Sept. 5, 2016. It traveled 457 kilometers from Ashland to Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A feast! This migrating monarch from Ashland, Ore., sipped nectar from a butterfly bush, Buddleia davidii in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A feast! This migrating monarch from Ashland, Ore., sipped nectar from a butterfly bush, Buddleia davidii in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A feast! This migrating monarch from Ashland, Ore., sipped nectar from a butterfly bush, Buddleia davidii in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

WSU entomologist David James, wearing a monarch t-shirt, with citizen-scientist inmates at Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla.
WSU entomologist David James, wearing a monarch t-shirt, with citizen-scientist inmates at Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla.

WSU entomologist David James, wearing a monarch t-shirt, with citizen-scientist inmates at Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla.

Monarchs overwintering in the Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz, in 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarchs overwintering in the Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz, in 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarchs overwintering in the Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz, in 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 6:22 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Food, Health, Innovation, Yard & Garden

Migratory Monarchs Are on Their Way!

This 2016 tagged monarch butterfly flew 285 miles in 7 days from Ashland, Ore. on Aug. 28 to Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, or about 40.7 miles per day, according to WSU entomologist David James. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Migratory monarch alert! They're on their way.  Camera ready? Check. Notebook ready? Check! Entomologist David James of Washington State...

This 2016 tagged monarch butterfly flew 285 miles in 7 days from Ashland, Ore. on Aug. 28 to Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, or about 40.7 miles per day, according to WSU entomologist David James. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This 2016 tagged monarch butterfly flew 285 miles in 7 days from Ashland, Ore. on Aug. 28 to Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, or about 40.7 miles per day, according to WSU entomologist David James. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This 2016 tagged monarch butterfly flew 285 miles in 7 days from Ashland, Ore. on Aug. 28 to Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, or about 40.7 miles per day, according to WSU entomologist David James. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This 2017 female monarch was released Aug. 27 in Vacaville, as part of the Garvey family small-scale monarch rearing program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This 2017 female monarch was released Aug. 27 in Vacaville, as part of the Garvey family small-scale monarch rearing program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This 2017 female monarch was released Aug. 27 in Vacaville, as part of the Garvey family small-scale monarch rearing program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 5:14 PM

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...

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

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

A WSU-Tagged Monarch: What a Traveler!

Where am I? A tagged male monarch butterfly, released from Ashland, Ore., perches on the head of a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What are the odds? What are the odds? A monarch—the most special monarch ever--fluttered over our pollinator garden in Vacaville, Calif. on...

Where am I? A tagged male monarch butterfly, released from Ashland, Ore., perches on the head of a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Where am I? A tagged male monarch butterfly, released from Ashland, Ore., perches on the head of a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Where am I? A tagged male monarch butterfly, released from Ashland, Ore., perches on the head of a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif., on Sept. 5, 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

WSU-tagged male monarch from Ashland, Ore., sipping nectar on Mexican sunflower, Tithonia, in Vacaville, Calif. Tag, invisible in this photo, is on the other side.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
WSU-tagged male monarch from Ashland, Ore., sipping nectar on Mexican sunflower, Tithonia, in Vacaville, Calif. Tag, invisible in this photo, is on the other side.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

WSU-tagged male monarch from Ashland, Ore., sipping nectar on Mexican sunflower, Tithonia, in Vacaville, Calif. Tag, invisible in this photo, is on the other side.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

WSU-tagged monarch nectaring on a towering Mexican sunflower in Vacaville,Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
WSU-tagged monarch nectaring on a towering Mexican sunflower in Vacaville,Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

WSU-tagged monarch nectaring on a towering Mexican sunflower in Vacaville,Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

WSU-tagged monarch sipping nectar from a butterfly bush in Vacaville, Calif. The tag, invisible in this photo, is on the other side. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
WSU-tagged monarch sipping nectar from a butterfly bush in Vacaville, Calif. The tag, invisible in this photo, is on the other side. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

WSU-tagged monarch sipping nectar from a butterfly bush in Vacaville, Calif. The tag, invisible in this photo, is on the other side. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 5:01 PM

Best of Both Springs

Bee breeder-geneticist

Some folks have the best of both worlds. Noted bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey not only has the best of both worlds, but the best of both...

Bee breeder-geneticist
Bee breeder-geneticist

SUSAN COBEY, noted bee breeder-geneticist, is dividing her time between the University of California, Davis, and Washington State University. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, October 18, 2010 at 7:08 PM
 
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