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Ants and Science Are Her Passions

Cornell University postdoctoral fellow Manuela Ramalho working in the field. (Photo by Brian Fisher)

Her passion is ants. And she'll be conveying that passion and her passion for science when she presents a UC Davis Department of Entomology...

Cornell University postdoctoral fellow Manuela Ramalho working in the field. (Photo by Brian Fisher)
Cornell University postdoctoral fellow Manuela Ramalho working in the field. (Photo by Brian Fisher)

Cornell University postdoctoral fellow Manuela Ramalho working in the field. (Photo by Brian Fisher)

Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

The Roaches Are Ready to Roll! So Is the Virtual UC Davis Picnic Day

This was a scene at the cockroach races at  Briggs Hall during a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. This year it will be viral. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The roaches are ready to roll! And so is the virtual UC Davis Picnic Day. The popular cockroach races, hosted by the UC Davis Entomology Graduate...

This was a scene at the cockroach races at  Briggs Hall during a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. This year it will be viral. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was a scene at the cockroach races at Briggs Hall during a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. This year it will be viral. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was a scene at the cockroach races at Briggs Hall during a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. This year it will be viral. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Sharon Lawler will talk about aquatic insects at the 2021 UC Davis Picnic Day. This is from a recent Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor Sharon Lawler will talk about aquatic insects at the 2021 UC Davis Picnic Day. This is from a recent Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Sharon Lawler will talk about aquatic insects at the 2021 UC Davis Picnic Day. This is from a recent Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Dreistadt of UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program talks to visitors at a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Steve Dreistadt of UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program talks to visitors at a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Dreistadt of UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program talks to visitors at a recent UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A screen shot of some of the EGSA items available for sale.
A screen shot of some of the EGSA items available for sale.

A screen shot of some of the EGSA items available for sale.

Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 3:35 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Professor Phil Ward: Our Friends, the Ants

UC Davis Professor Phil Ward delivered a presentation on

If you missed the family-friendly seminar on ants by UC Davis Professor Phil Ward on Feb. 20 during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month, not...

UC Davis Professor Phil Ward delivered a presentation on
UC Davis Professor Phil Ward delivered a presentation on "All About Ants" at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month on Feb. 20. It is now on YouTube. Photos are by Alex Wild. (Screen shot)

UC Davis Professor Phil Ward delivered a presentation on "All About Ants" at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day/Month on Feb. 20. It is now on YouTube. Photos are by Alex Wild. (Screen shot)

Posted on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 3:30 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Let's All Appreciate Ants! Don't Miss These Biodiversity Museum Programs

UC Davis professor Phil Ward looking for ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Let's take a moment to appreciate ants. You know you want to! Did you own--and treasure--an ant farm kit as a kid? Did you ever follow them as they...

UC Davis professor Phil Ward looking for ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis professor Phil Ward looking for ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis professor Phil Ward looking for ants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A winter ant, Prenolepis imparis, encounters a jumping spider on an almond tree on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A winter ant, Prenolepis imparis, encounters a jumping spider on an almond tree on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A winter ant, Prenolepis imparis, encounters a jumping spider on an almond tree on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 4:47 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Program: Learning About the Diversity of Life

This sculpture of a worker bee anchors the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Titled

It's science-based and it's family friendly.  And it's where you can learn more about honey bees, orchid bees, Asian giant hornets, nematodes,...

This sculpture of a worker bee anchors the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Titled
This sculpture of a worker bee anchors the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Titled "Miss Bee Haven," it is by Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This sculpture of a worker bee anchors the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Titled "Miss Bee Haven," it is by Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee and a velvet tree ant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee and a velvet tree ant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee and a velvet tree ant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ernesto Sandoval of the UC Davis Botanical Conservatory checks out a cacao tree, also called
Ernesto Sandoval of the UC Davis Botanical Conservatory checks out a cacao tree, also called "a chocolate tree." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ernesto Sandoval of the UC Davis Botanical Conservatory checks out a cacao tree, also called "a chocolate tree." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 5:09 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Food, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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