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Ready for a Saturday Night of Bioblitz at the UC Davis Arboretum?

Like to participate in an evening City Nature Challenge Bioblitz on the UC Davis campus and search for insects? And document other fauna...

A waved sphinx (Ceratomia undulosa) caterpillar glows under ultraviolet light. (Photo by Grace Horne)
A waved sphinx (Ceratomia undulosa) caterpillar glows under ultraviolet light. (Photo by Grace Horne)

A waved sphinx (Ceratomia undulosa) caterpillar glows under ultraviolet light. (Photo by Grace Horne)

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 4:18 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Revisiting the Issue of Monarch Butterflies Missing from California Classrooms

A monarch butterfly caterpillar goes through five stages or instars before it J's and becomes a jade-green chrysalis. Scientists estimate...

A monarch caterpillar crawling on a milkweed leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch caterpillar crawling on a milkweed leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch caterpillar crawling on a milkweed leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male monarch butterfly foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia rotundifola) in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatle Garvey)
A male monarch butterfly foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia rotundifola) in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatle Garvey)

A male monarch butterfly foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia rotundifola) in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatle Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 12:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

'Dr. Zac' to Present UC Davis Seminar on Honey Bee Research, Life Experiences

"A lot of students take a gap year between their undergrad and grad program," says honey bee scientist Zac Lamas, a National Institute of...

Honey bee scientist Zac Lamas, a National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) postdoctoral fellow with the USDA's Agricultural Research Services.
Honey bee scientist Zac Lamas, a National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) postdoctoral fellow with the USDA's Agricultural Research Services.

Honey bee scientist Zac Lamas, a National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) postdoctoral fellow with the USDA's Agricultural Research Services.

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 4:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Decisions, Decisions: Solar Eclipse or a Bumble Bee?

What insects did you see during the Solar Eclipse, dubbed "The Great North American Eclipse?" And what were they doing? In some parts of North...

A queen bumble bee, probably a Bombus californicus, forages on a Coreopsis during the April 8th solar eclipse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A queen bumble bee, probably a Bombus californicus, forages on a Coreopsis during the April 8th solar eclipse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A queen bumble bee, probably a Bombus californicus, forages on a Coreopsis during the April 8th solar eclipse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brace yourself! A bumble bee appears to hold up a petal of the Coreopsis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Brace yourself! A bumble bee appears to hold up a petal of the Coreopsis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brace yourself! A bumble bee appears to hold up a petal of the Coreopsis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A little twist here, a little twist there. The bumble bee adjusts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A little twist here, a little twist there. The bumble bee adjusts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A little twist here, a little twist there. The bumble bee adjusts. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The end! The bumble bee is  unaware of the photographer--or the solar eclipse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The end! The bumble bee is unaware of the photographer--or the solar eclipse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The end! The bumble bee is unaware of the photographer--or the solar eclipse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 8, 2024 at 5:55 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Breathtaking Bluebonnets and Butterflies

If you've never been to the 284-acre Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas, Austin, in the spring to see the flora...

Signage at the 284-acre Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas, Austin, welcomes visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Signage at the 284-acre Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas, Austin, welcomes visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Signage at the 284-acre Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas, Austin, welcomes visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bluebonnet sign warns visitors of rattlesnakes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A bluebonnet sign warns visitors of rattlesnakes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bluebonnet sign warns visitors of rattlesnakes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors are to stay on the path at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildlower Center. This image was taken on Easter Sunday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors are to stay on the path at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildlower Center. This image was taken on Easter Sunday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors are to stay on the path at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildlower Center. This image was taken on Easter Sunday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The bluebonnets were spectacular on Easter Sunday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The bluebonnets were spectacular on Easter Sunday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The bluebonnets were spectacular on Easter Sunday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024 at 3:48 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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