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UC Davis Super Science Day on Feb. 10: A Day Before the Super Bowl

"Super Science Day" at the University of California, Davis, is a day before the Super Bowl. The 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day,...

Center for Plant Diversity: It's fun to see flowers under a microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Center for Plant Diversity: It's fun to see flowers under a microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Center for Plant Diversity: It's fun to see flowers under a microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Botanical Conservatory. Marlene Simon, director of the Botanical conservation, with plants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Botanical Conservatory. Marlene Simon, director of the Botanical conservation, with plants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Botanical Conservatory. Marlene Simon, director of the Botanical conservation, with plants. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology. A staff member holds a tarantula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum of Entomology. A staff member holds a tarantula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology. A staff member holds a tarantula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology. Vistiors will see how a carcass becomes a catalogued specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology. Vistiors will see how a carcass becomes a catalogued specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology. Vistiors will see how a carcass becomes a catalogued specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematode Collection. Visitors learning about nematodes, aka roundworms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematode Collection. Visitors learning about nematodes, aka roundworms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematode Collection. Visitors learning about nematodes, aka roundworms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024 at 1:16 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

A Bigeyed Bug and a Monarch Butterfly

You've heard folks call insects "big 'ol bugs" (often in astonishment or terror), right? But have you ever seen a "bigeyed bug on a monarch...

A bigeyed bug on the wing of a monarch butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A bigeyed bug on the wing of a monarch butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bigeyed bug on the wing of a monarch butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 5:50 PM
Tags: bigeyed bug (0), Geocoris (0), monarch butterfly (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Wasps: Fascinating Insects But Often Demonized

If you hate wasps, and brush them off as just "uninvited guests at my picnic,"  take another look. For one, they're pollinators. Two, they're...

A honey bee and a Western yellowjacket meet on a rose at a UC Davis bee garden. Both are pollinators. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee and a Western yellowjacket meet on a rose at a UC Davis bee garden. Both are pollinators. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee and a Western yellowjacket meet on a rose at a UC Davis bee garden. Both are pollinators. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A foraging European paper wasp, Polistes dominula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A foraging European paper wasp, Polistes dominula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A foraging European paper wasp, Polistes dominula. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The antennae of the European paper wasp are orange. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The antennae of the European paper wasp are orange. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The antennae of the European paper wasp are orange. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The antennae of the Western yellowjacket, Vespula pensylvanica, are black. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The antennae of the Western yellowjacket, Vespula pensylvanica, are black. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The antennae of the Western yellowjacket, Vespula pensylvanica, are black. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2024 at 12:31 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Gearing Up for 13th Annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

Meet the scientists! Ask questions! Plans are underway for the 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, a free "Super Science...

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterfly specimens to guests. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterfly specimens to guests. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterfly specimens to guests. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Billy Thein of the California Raptor Center introduces a golden eagle to the crowd at a recent UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Billy Thein of the California Raptor Center introduces a golden eagle to the crowd at a recent UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Billy Thein of the California Raptor Center introduces a golden eagle to the crowd at a recent UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Center for Plant Diversity creates a
The Center for Plant Diversity creates a "petting zoo" at which folks can pet a pine cone. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Center for Plant Diversity creates a "petting zoo" at which folks can pet a pine cone. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 4:38 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

A Fascinating, Must-Read Book: 'The Lives of Butterflies'

“Butterflies are treasures, like great works of art. Should we not value them as much as the beauty of Picasso's art or the music of Mozart or...

In the field: David James, an entomologist and associate professor at Washington State University.
In the field: David James, an entomologist and associate professor at Washington State University.

In the field: David James, an entomologist and associate professor at Washington State University.

A monarch butterfly on Tithonia rotundifola in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch butterfly on Tithonia rotundifola in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch butterfly on Tithonia rotundifola in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 8, 2024 at 5:03 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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