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Posts Tagged: UC Davis Picnic Day

Ladies (and Men) in Red

Ladybug devouring an aphid on a rose bush. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two ladybugs, aka lady beetles, circled their little house, a 1.5-inch plastic container punctured with air holes. Up. Down. Down. Up. In a way, they seemed like hamsters on a treadmill. I don't know how long they'd been in the container, but they were...

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 10:48 PM

A Taste of Honey

Drone sipping honey at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're looking for something to do tomorrow (Saturday, April 16), it's UC Davis Picnic Day, a campuswide annual event.Over at Briggs Hall, Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology Department faculty will be offering...

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2011 at 8:57 PM

This Bug's for You

Beetle display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you like bugs... C'mon, just a little bit? If so, you're in luck. The UC Davis Department of Entomology is featuring scores of insects from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 as part of the campuswide Picnic Day. If you head over to Briggs...

Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 9:08 PM

If You Cotton to Honey...

Honey Bee on Lavender

If you cotton to honey, you'll want to head over to Briggs Hall tomorrow (Saturday, April 17) during the 96th annual UC Davis Picnic Day.You can sample cotton honey, as well as five other flavors, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen...

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2010 at 5:00 PM

Just Buggin' You

Matan Shelomi

When the University of California, Davis, celebrates its annual Picnic Day on Saturday, April 17, be sure to check out the bugs. Entomologists will showcase insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology at 1124 Academic Surge on California Drive, and at...

Posted on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 7:18 PM

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