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Who Won the 2024 Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest?

Drum roll….  We have a winner in the annual Beer-for-a-Butterfly Contest, in which the first person to collect the first cabbage white...

The cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, is white with small black dots on its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, is white with small black dots on its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, is white with small black dots on its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly nectaring on a catmint in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly nectaring on a catmint in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly nectaring on a catmint in Vacaville. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A statistics chart of the first flight of the cabbage white butterfly, a work created by Matthew Forister of the University of Nevada. He collaborates with his former professor, Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor emeritus.
A statistics chart of the first flight of the cabbage white butterfly, a work created by Matthew Forister of the University of Nevada. He collaborates with his former professor, Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor emeritus.

A statistics chart of the first flight of the cabbage white butterfly, a work created by Matthew Forister of the University of Nevada. He collaborates with his former professor, Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor emeritus.

Posted on Monday, February 5, 2024 at 3:28 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Beer for a Butterfly? No Winner Yet!

As of today, Jan. 17, no one has won the Beer-for-a-Butterfly contest sponsored by butterfly guru Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor...

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, sipping nectar on catmint (Nepeta). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, sipping nectar on catmint (Nepeta). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, sipping nectar on catmint (Nepeta). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 4:34 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Two Insect Contests: One Winner, One to Go

One down, one to go! We have a winner in the 4th annual Robbin Thorp Memorial First-Bumble-Bee-of-the-Year Contest, sponsored by the...

The search is on to collect the first cabbage white butterfly of the year in the three-county area of Yolo, Sacramento and Solano. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The search is on to collect the first cabbage white butterfly of the year in the three-county area of Yolo, Sacramento and Solano. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The search is on to collect the first cabbage white butterfly of the year in the three-county area of Yolo, Sacramento and Solano. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 6:28 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Turning Over an Old Leaf

It's New Year's Day and it's common for folks to turn over a new leaf. What about the old leaves? Sometimes if you turn over an old leaf this time...

UC Davis distinguished professor emeritus Art Shapiro (right) of the Department of Evolution and Ecology and Louie Yang, professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's recent open house on monarchs. (PHoto by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor emeritus Art Shapiro (right) of the Department of Evolution and Ecology and Louie Yang, professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's recent open house on monarchs. (PHoto by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor emeritus Art Shapiro (right) of the Department of Evolution and Ecology and Louie Yang, professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's recent open house on monarchs. (PHoto by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch munching on milkweed on New Year's Day, 2024, in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch munching on milkweed on New Year's Day, 2024, in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch munching on milkweed on New Year's Day, 2024, in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a monarch caterpillar munching on milkweed on New Year's Day, 2024, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a monarch caterpillar munching on milkweed on New Year's Day, 2024, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a monarch caterpillar munching on milkweed on New Year's Day, 2024, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 1, 2024 at 4:31 PM
Tags: Art Shapiro (288), Louie Yang (30), monarch caterpillars (8), monarchs (76), UC Davis (331)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Suds for a Bug? Net the First Cabbage White and Win a Beer!

A beer for a butterfly? Suds for a bug?  It's almost time for the Art Shapiro's annual "Beer-for-a-Butterfly" contest that he's sponsored...

A cabbage white butterfly in flight, heading toward lantana in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly in flight, heading toward lantana in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly in flight, heading toward lantana in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cabbage white butterfly flutters toward lantana in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cabbage white butterfly flutters toward lantana in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cabbage white butterfly flutters toward lantana in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cabbage white butterfly nectaring on lantana in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cabbage white butterfly nectaring on lantana in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cabbage white butterfly nectaring on lantana in a Vacaville garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the first-flight-of-the-year butterfly chart by Matt Forister, professor at the University of Nevada, who collaborates with UC Davis butterfly guru Art Shapiro. Forister received his doctorate from UC Davis, studying with Shapiro.
This is the first-flight-of-the-year butterfly chart by Matt Forister, professor at the University of Nevada, who collaborates with UC Davis butterfly guru Art Shapiro. Forister received his doctorate from UC Davis, studying with Shapiro.

This is the first-flight-of-the-year butterfly chart by Matt Forister, professor at the University of Nevada, who collaborates with UC Davis butterfly guru Art Shapiro. Forister received his doctorate from UC Davis, studying with Shapiro.

Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at 4:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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