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Exploring the Wonders of Insects--With a UC Davis Aboretum Talk and Tour

Entomologist Joel Hernandez led a butterfly tour last year at the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you want to learn about insects, join entomologists Joel Hernandez and Melissa Cruz for their talk and tour of the UC Arboretum and Public Garden from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10. The event, "Exploring the Wonders of Insects," sponsored by...

Entomologist Joel Hernandez led a butterfly tour last year at the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Joel Hernandez led a butterfly tour last year at the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Joel Hernandez led a butterfly tour last year at the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Fluttering Along on a Butterfly Tour

Entomologist Joel Hernandez discusses butterflies and moths. In the background are some of his specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

They explored the amazing diversity of butterflies. Nearly 90 butterfly enthusiasts--from senior citizens to pre-schoolers--met up with entomologist Joel Hernandez last Sunday for his second annual talk and tour on "Butterflies Up Close," sponsored by...

Entomologist Joel Hernandez discusses butterflies and moths. In the background are some of his specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Joel Hernandez discusses butterflies and moths. In the background are some of his specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Joel Hernandez discusses butterflies and moths. In the background are some of his specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Joel Hernandez stops to answer a question during the tour. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Joel Hernandez stops to answer a question during the tour. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Joel Hernandez stops to answer a question during the tour. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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The "Butterflies Up Close" tour group fans out. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The "Butterflies Up Close" tour group fans out. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tour member Ria deGrassi of Davis checks out the insect activity on the showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa. An alumnus of UC Davis, she holds a master's degree in animal science. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tour member Ria deGrassi of Davis checks out the insect activity on the showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa. An alumnus of UC Davis, she holds a master's degree in animal science. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tour member Ria deGrassi of Davis checks out the insect activity on the showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa. An alumnus of UC Davis, she holds a master's degree in animal science. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 3:16 PM

Learn All About Butterflies Sept. 18 at UC Davis Arboretum

Those on the UC Davis butterfly tour on Sept. 18 may spot monarch butterflies on mlkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You might see monarchs, Gulf Fritillaries, Western tiger swallowtails, pipevine swallowtails, and skippers.  You'll learn about butterflies and their needs. It's a UC Davis Arboretum talk and tour and it's free and open to the public. Entomologist...

Those on the UC Davis butterfly tour on Sept. 18 may spot monarch butterflies on mlkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Those on the UC Davis butterfly tour on Sept. 18 may spot monarch butterflies on mlkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Those on the UC Davis butterfly tour on Sept. 18 may spot monarch butterflies on mlkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Joel Hernandez leads a 2015 butterfly tour at the UC Davis Arboretum. He'll conduct another tour at 10 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 18 at the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Elaine Fingerett, UC Davis Arboretum)
Entomologist Joel Hernandez leads a 2015 butterfly tour at the UC Davis Arboretum. He'll conduct another tour at 10 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 18 at the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Elaine Fingerett, UC Davis Arboretum)

Entomologist Joel Hernandez leads a 2015 butterfly tour at the UC Davis Arboretum. He'll conduct another tour at 10 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 18 at the UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Elaine Fingerett, UC Davis Arboretum)

Posted on Monday, September 5, 2016 at 7:19 PM
 
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