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'Am I Even a Bee?' Identity Crisis Unfolds in This Charming Book

Your mama tells you that you're a bee, but when you look around you, you don't look like any of the bees you encounter in the meadow. Not the honey...

A female metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, on a purple coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A female metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, on a purple coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female metallic green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus, on a purple coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, on germander. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, on germander. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, on germander. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, on rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A female Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, on rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa sonorina, on rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, on a tower of jewels, Echium wildpretii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A digger bee, Anthophora urbana, sipping nectar on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A digger bee, Anthophora urbana, sipping nectar on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A digger bee, Anthophora urbana, sipping nectar on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cuckoo bee, Xeromelecta californica, sipping nectar from a tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cuckoo bee, Xeromelecta californica, sipping nectar from a tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cuckoo bee, Xeromelecta californica, sipping nectar from a tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A blue orchard bee, Osmia  lignaria, nectaring on Cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A blue orchard bee, Osmia lignaria, nectaring on Cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A blue orchard bee, Osmia lignaria, nectaring on Cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male Andrena pulvera (mining bee) on meadowfoam. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male Andrena pulvera (mining bee) on meadowfoam. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male Andrena pulvera (mining bee) on meadowfoam. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male longhorned bee, Melissodes agilis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male longhorned bee, Melissodes agilis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male longhorned bee, Melissodes agilis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female leafcutter bee, Megachile fidelia, foraging on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A female leafcutter bee, Megachile fidelia, foraging on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A female leafcutter bee, Megachile fidelia, foraging on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A sweat bee, Halictus farinosus, foraging on rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A sweat bee, Halictus farinosus, foraging on rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A sweat bee, Halictus farinosus, foraging on rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, pollinating a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, pollinating a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, pollinating a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, December 26, 2022 at 3:18 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

The Day That Dragonflies Sprang to Life

Dragonflies sprang to life in dazzling colors during the family arts-and-crafts activities at the recent Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on...

The arts-and-crafts activity at the Bohart Museum's dragonfly open house was a popular site. In the back (at left) is noted dragonfly expert Rosser Garrison of Sacramento. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The arts-and-crafts activity at the Bohart Museum's dragonfly open house was a popular site. In the back (at left) is noted dragonfly expert Rosser Garrison of Sacramento. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The arts-and-crafts activity at the Bohart Museum's dragonfly open house was a popular site. In the back (at left) is noted dragonfly expert Rosser Garrison of Sacramento. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

High school student Kate Phillips of the Da Vinci Charter Academy leads the dragonfly candle project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
High school student Kate Phillips of the Da Vinci Charter Academy leads the dragonfly candle project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

High school student Kate Phillips of the Da Vinci Charter Academy leads the dragonfly candle project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart volunteer Barbara Heinsch of Davis coloring a dragonfly page. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart volunteer Barbara Heinsch of Davis coloring a dragonfly page. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart volunteer Barbara Heinsch of Davis coloring a dragonfly page. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sacramento residents Kay Lu of Sacramento and her daughter, Lena 7, loved creating the projects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Sacramento residents Kay Lu of Sacramento and her daughter, Lena 7, loved creating the projects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sacramento residents Kay Lu of Sacramento and her daughter, Lena 7, loved creating the projects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ingredients for the dragonfly candles await the artists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ingredients for the dragonfly candles await the artists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ingredients for the dragonfly candles await the artists. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 4:46 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Color This Fantastic! A Coloring Book About Insect-Plant Interactions

Color this fantastic! As part of the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Month, the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology, has...

Six-year-old Toco Yang of Davis shows a page he colored from the Plant-Insect Interactions Coloring Book, the work of a team from the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology.
Six-year-old Toco Yang of Davis shows a page he colored from the Plant-Insect Interactions Coloring Book, the work of a team from the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology.

Six-year-old Toco Yang of Davis shows a page he colored from the Plant-Insect Interactions Coloring Book, the work of a team from the Santiago Ramirez lab, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology.

Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Noted Biodemography Book to Be Translated in Japanese Language

More than 120 million people who read the Japanese language will soon be able to read a newly published book on biodemography by James R....

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 5:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources

James R. Carey and Deborah Roach: Incredible Book on Biodemography

The long-awaited book on biodemography is about to be published and it's incredible. Distinguished professor James R. Carey of the UC Davis...

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 4:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Family, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources

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