Capitol Corridor
University of California
Capitol Corridor

Posts Tagged: UC Davis Arboretum

Admiring the Red Admiral

One of the first butterflies we see in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden in midwinter is the Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta. Yes, this...

A Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta, spreads its wings on a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) on March 9 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta, spreads its wings on a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) on March 9 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta, spreads its wings on a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) on March 9 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Red Admiral prepares to take flight over a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Red Admiral prepares to take flight over a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Red Admiral prepares to take flight over a Roldana aschenborniana (Golden Light Senecio) in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024 at 5:52 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Spreading Some Holiday Cheer

If you've lately visited the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, part of the 100-acre UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, you've seen them. Honey...

The Kniphofia
The Kniphofia "Christmas Cheer" poker plant, seen here in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden and nearby area, grows in clumps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Kniphofia "Christmas Cheer" poker plant, seen here in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden and nearby area, grows in clumps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads for a
A honey bee heads for a "Christmas Cheer" poker plant on Dec. 26 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads for a "Christmas Cheer" poker plant on Dec. 26 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The colors of the honey bee and the
The colors of the honey bee and the "Christmas Cheer" poker plant soothe the soul. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The colors of the honey bee and the "Christmas Cheer" poker plant soothe the soul. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a honey bee gathering nectar from the
Close-up of a honey bee gathering nectar from the "Christmas Cheer" poker plant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a honey bee gathering nectar from the "Christmas Cheer" poker plant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 28, 2023 at 5:21 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Big Bioblitz Set April 29 at UC Davis: Plants, Animals and More

Mark your calendar! A BioBlitz is set from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 29 in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. It's being hosted...

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pipevine swallowtail, Battus philenor, in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A pipevine swallowtail, Battus philenor, in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pipevine swallowtail, Battus philenor, in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, at the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, at the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, at the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 6:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

In Search of the First Bumble Bee of the Year

What are you doing on New Year's Day? Well, weather permitting, you can begin searching for the first bumble bee of the year in the two-county area...

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosenenskii, foraging on oxalis near the Benicia State Capitol grounds on Jan. 13, 2021. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosenenskii, foraging on oxalis near the Benicia State Capitol grounds on Jan. 13, 2021. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosenenskii, foraging on oxalis near the Benicia State Capitol grounds on Jan. 13, 2021. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee and a yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosenenskii, foraging on oxalis near the Benicia State Capitol grounds on Jan. 13, 2021. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee and a yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosenenskii, foraging on oxalis near the Benicia State Capitol grounds on Jan. 13, 2021. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee and a yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosenenskii, foraging on oxalis near the Benicia State Capitol grounds on Jan. 13, 2021. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, foraging on rosemary on Jan. 25, 2020 on the grounds of the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, foraging on rosemary on Jan. 25, 2020 on the grounds of the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, foraging on rosemary on Jan. 25, 2020 on the grounds of the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, foraging on a rose on Jan. 25, 2020 in downtown Benicia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, foraging on a rose on Jan. 25, 2020 in downtown Benicia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, foraging on a rose on Jan. 25, 2020 in downtown Benicia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at 2:56 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Hello, Friday Fly Day!

Hello, Friday Fly Day! It's time to post an image of syrphid fly, aka hover fly or flower fly. We took this dorsal view of a syrphid fly...

A syrphid fly, probably a Syrphus opinator, warms its flight muscles in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, part of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A syrphid fly, probably a Syrphus opinator, warms its flight muscles in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, part of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A syrphid fly, probably a Syrphus opinator, warms its flight muscles in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, part of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022 at 5:41 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Read more

 
E-mail
 
Webmaster Email: kmchurchill@ucanr.edu