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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

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

Bingo! First Cabbage White Butterfly of the Year!

In between the rain and the cold, UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro of the Department of Evolution and Ecology has been searching in vain...

UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro spotted two cabbage white butterflies today (Feb. 8) in West Sacramento, Yolo County. These weren't them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro spotted two cabbage white butterflies today (Feb. 8) in West Sacramento, Yolo County. These weren't them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro spotted two cabbage white butterflies today (Feb. 8) in West Sacramento, Yolo County. These weren't them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the first-flight-of-the-butterfly chart by UC Davis alumnus Matthew
This is the first-flight-of-the-butterfly chart by UC Davis alumnus Matthew "Matt" Forister, the Trevor J. McMinn Endowed Professor in Biology, and Foundation Professor, Department of Biology, University of Nevada.

This is the first-flight-of-the-butterfly chart by UC Davis alumnus Matthew "Matt" Forister, the Trevor J. McMinn Endowed Professor in Biology, and Foundation Professor, Department of Biology, University of Nevada.

Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 4:43 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Oh, That Elusive Cabbage White Butterfly

No butterfly. No beer.  Blame the rain. Blame the cold. As of today, Jan. 26, no one has won Art Shapiro's "Beer-for-a-Butterfly...

A cabbage white butterfly stops for a little catmint nectar (flight fuel) on a warm summer day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly stops for a little catmint nectar (flight fuel) on a warm summer day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly stops for a little catmint nectar (flight fuel) on a warm summer day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 3:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

No Cabbage White Butterfly, No Bumble Bee

No cabbage white butterfly, no bumble bee.  As of 4 p.m. today (Jan. 6), the two UC Davis "bug contests" underway--one, to collect the first...

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in flight, heading toward lantana. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in flight, heading toward lantana. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in flight, heading toward lantana. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, foraging on Italian Italian bugloss, Anchusa azurea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, foraging on Italian Italian bugloss, Anchusa azurea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, foraging on Italian Italian bugloss, Anchusa azurea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, heading for a jade blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, heading for a jade blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, heading for a jade blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 6, 2023 at 3:56 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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