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It's Pollinator Month: No Sweat?

In the sweltering heat of Solano County (100 degrees) during National Pollinator Month, how about an image of a sweat bee, genus Halictus, a...

A sweat bee, genus Halictus, sailing over a Coreopsis in a Vacaville pollinator garden. June is National Pollinator Month. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A sweat bee, genus Halictus, sailing over a Coreopsis in a Vacaville pollinator garden. June is National Pollinator Month. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A sweat bee, genus Halictus, sailing over a Coreopsis in a Vacaville pollinator garden. June is National Pollinator Month. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024 at 11:58 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

An Incredible Salute to Entomologist Lynn Kimsey

When a noted entomologist retires, what do you do? Give them a 21-insect net salute. That's what occurred at a recent retirement celebration...

UC Davis distinguished professor emerita Lynn Kimsey walks under the archway of a 21-insect net salute. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor emerita Lynn Kimsey walks under the archway of a 21-insect net salute. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor emerita Lynn Kimsey walks under the archway of a 21-insect net salute. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Back in 1986, Professor Richard
Back in 1986, Professor Richard "Doc" Bohart was given a 21-insect net salute when the museum he founded became "The Bohart Museum of Entomology." Lynn Kimsey, then a postdoctoral fellow, is in the left foreground.

Back in 1986, Professor Richard "Doc" Bohart was given a 21-insect net salute when the museum he founded became "The Bohart Museum of Entomology." Lynn Kimsey, then a postdoctoral fellow, is in the left foreground.

Noted entomologist Richard
Noted entomologist Richard "Doc" Bohart walks beneath the archway of a 21-insect net salute in this 1986 image. The museum he founded in 1946 was dedicated to him in 1986.

Noted entomologist Richard "Doc" Bohart walks beneath the archway of a 21-insect net salute in this 1986 image. The museum he founded in 1946 was dedicated to him in 1986.

Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 12:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Educational and Fun Activities at the UC Davis Bee Haven Open House

Catch and release. Release and catch. No, wait. Catch...examine...and then release. That's what attendees will do at the UC Davis Bee Haven's...

An educational and fun activity: the catch-and-release bee activity at the UC Davis Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An educational and fun activity: the catch-and-release bee activity at the UC Davis Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An educational and fun activity: the catch-and-release bee activity at the UC Davis Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A six-foot-long worker bee sculpture, the work of Donna Billick of Davis, anchors the UC Davis Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A six-foot-long worker bee sculpture, the work of Donna Billick of Davis, anchors the UC Davis Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A six-foot-long worker bee sculpture, the work of Donna Billick of Davis, anchors the UC Davis Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee and yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, share a purple coneflower in the UC Davis Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee and yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, share a purple coneflower in the UC Davis Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee and yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, share a purple coneflower in the UC Davis Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 6:42 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Celebrating the15th Anniversary of the UC Davis Bee Haven

The place to "bee" on Saturday, April 6 is the UC Davis Bee Haven. That's when the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology will celebrate...

A ceramic-mosaic sculpture,
A ceramic-mosaic sculpture, "Miss Beehaven," anchors the UC Davis Bee Haven. It is the work of self-described "rock artist" Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A ceramic-mosaic sculpture, "Miss Beehaven," anchors the UC Davis Bee Haven. It is the work of self-described "rock artist" Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The early years of the UC Davis Bee Haven. This image was taken in May of 2012. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The early years of the UC Davis Bee Haven. This image was taken in May of 2012. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The early years of the UC Davis Bee Haven. This image was taken in May of 2012. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One of the
One of the "movers and shakers" of the founding of the UC Davis Bee Haven was the late Extension apiculturist emeritus Eric Mussen (1943-2022) of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This image was taken Jan. 13, 2011. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One of the "movers and shakers" of the founding of the UC Davis Bee Haven was the late Extension apiculturist emeritus Eric Mussen (1943-2022) of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This image was taken Jan. 13, 2011. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In 2011, then UC Davis doctoral student Sarah Dalrymple (pictured) coordinated the native bee mural at the UC Davis Bee Haven.  The project was part of an entomology class taught by UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman, artist and entomologist. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In 2011, then UC Davis doctoral student Sarah Dalrymple (pictured) coordinated the native bee mural at the UC Davis Bee Haven. The project was part of an entomology class taught by UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman, artist and entomologist. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In 2011, then UC Davis doctoral student Sarah Dalrymple (pictured) coordinated the native bee mural at the UC Davis Bee Haven. The project was part of an entomology class taught by UC Davis distinguished professor Diane Ullman, artist and entomologist. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 5:23 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Sol Wantz Sheds Light on Jerusalem Crickets and Other Insects

Those Jerusalem crickets aren't as scary as some folks imagine them to be. UC Davis third-year entomology student Sol Wantz,  an intern at...

UC Davis student entomologist Sol Wantz begins her presentation on
UC Davis student entomologist Sol Wantz begins her presentation on "Grasshoppers, Crickets and Katydids" at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis student entomologist Sol Wantz begins her presentation on "Grasshoppers, Crickets and Katydids" at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Jerusalem cricket can reach 2.5 inches in length. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Jerusalem cricket can reach 2.5 inches in length. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Jerusalem cricket can reach 2.5 inches in length. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sol Wantz with her parents Adam Wantz and Patti-Leggett Wantz of Belmont, and UC Davis researcher  Ernest Walker, a UC Davis alumnus (biology). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Sol Wantz with her parents Adam Wantz and Patti-Leggett Wantz of Belmont, and UC Davis researcher Ernest Walker, a UC Davis alumnus (biology). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sol Wantz with her parents Adam Wantz and Patti-Leggett Wantz of Belmont, and UC Davis researcher Ernest Walker, a UC Davis alumnus (biology). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 at 3:55 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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