Posts Tagged: monarchs
The Morphos! The Monarchs! The Bohart!
When the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts an open house, a sure crowd-pleaser is the global Lepidoptera collection, which totals some...
Martha Leija and Mario Preciado and their daughter Valentina, 8, a family from Mexico City, check over the morpho butterflies. At right is Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas (left) poses for a photo with a visiting family from Mexico City: Martha Leija and Mario Preciado and their daughter Valentina, 8. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Congratulations, UC Davis Professor Louie Yang: Outstanding Mentor
Congratulations to community ecologist Louie Yang, an innovative professor in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology,...
Professor Louie Yang in his Briggs Hall office, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor Louie Yang chats with students in this archived image taken in his office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Monarchs at the Bohart Museum of Entomology
When visitors flock to the 11 museums or collections during the 12th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 18 and stop at...
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, holds a drawer of monarchs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Michael Silva (back at right), a biotechnology professor at Solano Community College and a member of the Vacaville City Council, recently visited the Bohart with his sons Jovanni, 12, and Benjamin, 6. With them are Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and Lepidoptera collection curator Jeff Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Western Monarchs: 'A Great Breeding Season in 2022'
Ready for some good news about our iconic monarch butterflies? The Western monarch population at overwintering sites in California indicates a...
Overwintering monarchs in Cambria, San Luis Obispo County. This site does not appear on the official list of California's overwintering sites, says WSU entomologist David James. It was home in November to 15,000 butterflies. (Photo by David James, Washington State University entomologist)
A cluster of monarchs at an overwintering site in Bolinas, Calif. (Photo by David James, Washington State University entomologist)
Monarchs clustering at an overwintering site in Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (Photo by David James, Washington State University entomologist)
Why the Petunia Patch Reigned Supreme Today
All year long, we've been waiting for those majestic monarchs to visit our pollinator garden in Vacaville, as they have in the past 10 years or...
Find the monarch! A monarch stopped to nectar in a Mexican petunia patch Sept. 15 in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Zooming in, you can see the iconic monarch nectaring on a Mexican petunia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)