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Lavishing the Lavender

The Bee Man

If you built it (a field of dreams), they will come. And if you bring flowers, that's all the bettter. Melissa "Missy" Borel, program manager of the California Center for Urban Horticulture, UC Davis, and a strong proponent of bee...

The Bee Man
The Bee Man

THE BEE MAN, aka Eric Mussen, Cooperative Extension apiculturist and faculty member at UC Davis, talks to Fox 40 reporter Darsha Philips (center) and cameraman Andrew Faulk. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee on Lavender
Bee on Lavender

BEE ON LAVENDER--A honey bee visits a potted Spanish lavender, Otto Quast, at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee Friendly Plants
Bee Friendly Plants

BEE FRIENDLY PLANTS--Lavender, salvia and stalked bulbine are among the scores of bee friendly plants that gardeners are encouraged to grow in their yards. Missy Borel of the California Center for Urban Horticulture, UC Davis, brought these plants for a television interview today at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 6, 2009 at 5:44 PM

Big, Bold and Beleagured

Western Hercules Beetles

They’re big, bold and beleaguered. And now, they’re big, bold and finely detailed.  Western Hercules beetles became a part of the Bohart Museum of Entomology’s...

Western Hercules Beetles
Western Hercules Beetles

WESTERN HERCULES BEETLES--This is the original drawing by UC Davis undergraduate student Courtney Lambert that graces a Bohart Museum of Entomology T-shirt. The T-shirt is part of the Bohart Museum's educational and outreach program. Proceeds are used to provide continuing undergraduate support and training at the Bohart.

Posted on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 5:48 PM

Bugs in My Alibi

Documentary

Remember the landmark "insects-on-the-radiator" trial that led to a murder conviction? Animal Witness, part of Animal Planet,  will soon be showcasing the  work that...

Documentary
Documentary

ON CAMERA--Joe Wolohan films Lynn Kimsey at the Bohart Museum of Entomology for Animal Witness. The filming took place July 17, 2008. The documentary will air April 6 and again on April 10 on Animal Witness, part of Animal Planet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Re-enactment
Re-enactment

RE-ENACTMENT--In this re-enactment photo, the hands of Lynn Kimsey remove insects from a car radiator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2009 at 5:44 PM

Flies 'n Superbugs

Lone Fly

It wasn't too surprising. Reuters posted a story online today about flies spreading drug-resistant "superbugs" from chicken droppings. Seems that researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,  Baltimore, matched...

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Lone Fly

Lone Fly
Lone Fly

A LONE FLY visits a flower in the Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum, on Feb. 27, 2009. The common housefly is known to transfer at least 100 different pathogens and carry about 6.6 million bacteria on its body at a single time, according to UC Davis forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2009 at 5:38 PM
Tags: fly (1), Lynn Kimsey (229), Robert Kimsey (12), superbugs (1), swat team (1)

The Humble Bumble Bee

Queen Bumble Bee

A sure sign of approaching spring... As the cold weather subsides, out come the overwintering queen bumble bees. They're gathering nectar and pollen, building their nests and laying eggs. Lynn Kimsey, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department...

Queen Bumble Bee
Queen Bumble Bee

QUEEN BUMBLE BEE--The queen bumble bees are out again, after overwintering. Entomologist Lynn Kimsey found this young queen in Briggs Hall on the UC Davis campus yesterday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Peeking Out
Peeking Out

BUMBLE BEES occasionally build their nests in birdhouses. Here a Bombus melanopygus in a birdhouse last year on the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility grounds heads out. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, February 27, 2009 at 5:58 PM

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