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A Nematologist, Aquatic Entomologist and a Community Ecologist Walked Into...

The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology hosted a holiday party at the International House, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Did you hear about the nematologist, aquatic entomologist and the community ecologist who walked into the International House at the University...

The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology hosted a holiday party at the International House, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology hosted a holiday party at the International House, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology hosted a holiday party at the International House, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 4:50 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Bugs at Briggs: A Banner Day on April 13

Have roach, will race! Don't miss the cockroach races at Briggs Hall during the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It just wouldn't be a picnic without bugs. Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will turn into a bugfest...

Have roach, will race! Don't miss the cockroach races at Briggs Hall during the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Have roach, will race! Don't miss the cockroach races at Briggs Hall during the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Have roach, will race! Don't miss the cockroach races at Briggs Hall during the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youngsters, as well as adults, delight in watching the cockroach races. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Youngsters, as well as adults, delight in watching the cockroach races. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youngsters, as well as adults, delight in watching the cockroach races. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This youngster gives it his all at the maggot art table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This youngster gives it his all at the maggot art table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This youngster gives it his all at the maggot art table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student Jackson Audley of the Steve Seybold lab offers a taste of honey at the honey tasting table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student Jackson Audley of the Steve Seybold lab offers a taste of honey at the honey tasting table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student Jackson Audley of the Steve Seybold lab offers a taste of honey at the honey tasting table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey portrays
Forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey portrays "Dr. Death" at Briggs Hall during the annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey portrays "Dr. Death" at Briggs Hall during the annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Picnic Day offers a lot of photo opportunities. Here Alex Nguyen, an entomology graduate, focuses on the
UC Davis Picnic Day offers a lot of photo opportunities. Here Alex Nguyen, an entomology graduate, focuses on the "Entomology Band" at last year's Picnic Day. The band will not be performing this year, but photographers can find plenty of other subjects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Picnic Day offers a lot of photo opportunities. Here Alex Nguyen, an entomology graduate, focuses on the "Entomology Band" at last year's Picnic Day. The band will not be performing this year, but photographers can find plenty of other subjects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 4:56 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Family, Innovation, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Monarchs Are Still There

Monarchs roosting in an ash tree at the Berkeley Aquatic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

They're still there. They. Haven't. Moved.   The monarch butterflies roosting in an ash tree at the 14th disc golf course hole at the Berkeley...

Monarchs roosting in an ash tree at the Berkeley Aquatic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarchs roosting in an ash tree at the Berkeley Aquatic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarchs roosting in an ash tree at the Berkeley Aquatic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The roosting monarchs look like dead leaves except for the occasional glitter of orange as they seek better positoning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The roosting monarchs look like dead leaves except for the occasional glitter of orange as they seek better positoning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The roosting monarchs look like dead leaves except for the occasional glitter of orange as they seek better positoning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 5:45 PM

'Fourteen' Is a Lucky Number: That's Where the Monarchs Are

Roosting monarchs at the Berkeley Aquatic Park look like dried leaves, as one observer said. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Fourteen" is a lucky number at the Berkeley Aquatic Park, 80 Bolivar Drive, Berkeley. Fourteen is considered a day of love and romance, as in...

Roosting monarchs at the Berkeley Aquatic Park look like dried leaves, as one observer said. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Roosting monarchs at the Berkeley Aquatic Park look like dried leaves, as one observer said. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Roosting monarchs at the Berkeley Aquatic Park look like dried leaves, as one observer said. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarchs roosting in the ash tree fly over to the adjacent eucalyptus tree as the sun warms them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarchs roosting in the ash tree fly over to the adjacent eucalyptus tree as the sun warms them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarchs roosting in the ash tree fly over to the adjacent eucalyptus tree as the sun warms them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarchs roosting in clusters at Berkeley Aquatic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarchs roosting in clusters at Berkeley Aquatic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarchs roosting in clusters at Berkeley Aquatic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterfly aficionadas,  photographers and passersby---along with dogs--gather to check out the monarchs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Butterfly aficionadas, photographers and passersby---along with dogs--gather to check out the monarchs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterfly aficionadas, photographers and passersby---along with dogs--gather to check out the monarchs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The path to the 14th hole of the disc golf course at the Berkeley Aquatic Park is an easy one, and about a quarter of a mile from the parking lot. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The path to the 14th hole of the disc golf course at the Berkeley Aquatic Park is an easy one, and about a quarter of a mile from the parking lot. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The path to the 14th hole of the disc golf course at the Berkeley Aquatic Park is an easy one, and about a quarter of a mile from the parking lot. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 4:35 PM

The Unpredictable Monarchs

A male (left) and female monarch on a scarlet milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You never know what they will do. When you release newly emerged monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus), some linger in the comfort of your...

A male (left) and female monarch on a scarlet milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male (left) and female monarch on a scarlet milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male (left) and female monarch on a scarlet milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female monarch (right) moves toward the male. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A female monarch (right) moves toward the male. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female monarch (right) moves toward the male. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two monarchs meet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two monarchs meet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two monarchs meet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 2:18 PM
 
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