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The Lucky Seven: Seven Sleeping Bees

Okay, boys, listen up! You're the Lucky Seven! Count yourselves. There are seven of you--seven male Melissodes agilis bees--sleeping on a...

The Lucky Seven: seven male Melissodes agilis bees sleeping on a spent Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola, in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Lucky Seven: seven male Melissodes agilis bees sleeping on a spent Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola, in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Lucky Seven: seven male Melissodes agilis bees sleeping on a spent Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola, in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bird's eye-view of the Lucky Seven in the Tithonia patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bird's eye-view of the Lucky Seven in the Tithonia patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bird's eye-view of the Lucky Seven in the Tithonia patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The boys (Melissodes agilis) begin to stir after the Boys' Night Out slumber party. Males of this species sleep out at night while the females return to their nests.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The boys (Melissodes agilis) begin to stir after the Boys' Night Out slumber party. Males of this species sleep out at night while the females return to their nests.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The boys (Melissodes agilis) begin to stir after the Boys' Night Out slumber party. Males of this species sleep out at night while the females return to their nests.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 2:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Ants and Science Are Her Passions

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

You, Too, Can Be a Scientist!

You don't have to be a citizen to be a "citizen scientist," and you don't have to be a scientist to be a citizen. But "citizen scientist" is a...

Formica moki, a native ant, frequents Yolo County gardens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Formica moki, a native ant, frequents Yolo County gardens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Formica moki, a native ant, frequents Yolo County gardens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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

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

Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 9:06 PM

A Book You Can't Refuse

If you want to learn more about ants, especially those in New York City, then here's a newly published book you can't refuse. And it's not only a...

Ants by Alexander Wild.
Ants by Alexander Wild.

Ants by Alexander Wild.

Posted on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:01 PM

The Bee and the Ant

Lavender. Honey bees love it.  We watched a honey bee foraging on lavender blossoms last weekend, when an ant appeared on the scene. The ant?...

A honey bee encounters a velvety tree ant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee encounters a velvety tree ant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee encounters a velvety tree ant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Velvety tree ant touches the antennae of a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Velvety tree ant touches the antennae of a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Velvety tree ant touches the antennae of a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:08 PM

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