Posts Tagged: Deep Look
If you've ever seen the nests of the bindweed turret bees, Diadasia bituberculata, and if you've ever tried to photograph these fast-flying...
A bindweed turret bee, Diadasia bituberculata, foraging for pollen on bindweed, aka morning glory. (Photo by Rachel Vannette)
A close-up of a bindweed turret bee, Diadasia bituberculata (Photo by Rachel Vannette)
UC Davis community ecologist Rachel Vannette at work. She is an associate professor, Chancellor's Fellow and vice chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology.
A close-up of a turret formed by a bindweed turret bee. (Photo by Rachel Vannette)
You know those dratted aphids, those little pests that suck the very lifeblood out of your prized plants? Well, have you ever watched them give...
A close-up of an aphid giving birth in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Another close-up of an aphid giving birth in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lady beetle, aka ladybug, chowing down on an aphid, while another "waits its turn." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The larvae of lady beetles also feast on aphids. This larva is getting its share. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
(Editor's Note: Watch Josh Cassidy's Deep Look award-winning video on YouTube.) UC Cooperative Extension specialist and...
Cooperative Extension specialist and agricultural entomologist Ian Grettenberger of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology is shown in this frame in KQED's Deep Look video on aphids. The work of Josh Cassidy, it won an international nature award, the equivalent of an Oscar. (Screen shot)
Head to the Bodega Bay in Sonoma County and you'll see little kids building sandcastles on the beaches. But head to Bodega Head in the spring...
Digger bees, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, building their nests in the sand cliffs off Bodega Head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These are the turrets, aka "sandcastles," that digger bees build in the sand cliffs off Bodega Head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A digger bee, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, heading toward her nest at Bodega Head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ah, Saturday, April 17. It's the 107th Annual UC Davis Picnic Day! What's a picnic without bugs? This year's event, all virtual, is themed...