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Knowing About Knowland Park's Biodiversity

Eddie Dunbar, founder and president of the Insect Sciences Museum of California, photographs insects.

It's all about knowing the biodiversity in Knowland Park. And trying to save it from development. Scientists and citizen-scientists will gather Sunday, June 1 in the western highlands of the Oakland park to conduct a "bioblitz"--or a tally of the...

Eddie Dunbar, founder and president of the Insect Sciences Museum of California, photographs insects.
Eddie Dunbar, founder and president of the Insect Sciences Museum of California, photographs insects.

Eddie Dunbar, founder and president of the Insect Sciences Museum of California, photographs insects.

Entomologist Eddie Dunbar will lead an insect survey of Knowland Park.
Entomologist Eddie Dunbar will lead an insect survey of Knowland Park.

Entomologist Eddie Dunbar will lead an insect survey of Knowland Park.

Posted on Monday, May 26, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Monarchs 'n Milkweed

A monarch butterfly nectaring on a zinnia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarchs and milkweed are in the news again. As well they should be. The declining monarch population, coupled with the decreasing scarcity of their host plant, the milkweed, is disturbing. The larvae of the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) feed...

A monarch butterfly nectaring on a zinnia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch butterfly nectaring on a zinnia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch butterfly nectaring on a zinnia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a milkweed, the host plant of the monarch. This photo was taken in the Melissa Garden, Healdsberg. http://www.themelissagarden.com/ (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a milkweed, the host plant of the monarch. This photo was taken in the Melissa Garden, Healdsberg. http://www.themelissagarden.com/ (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a milkweed, the host plant of the monarch. This photo was taken in the Melissa Garden, Healdsberg. http://www.themelissagarden.com/ (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10:12 PM

The ABCs of the Bee-a-Thon 3

Honey bee on an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What Emmet Brady describes as "the wonderful world of pollination" will come to life on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Brady, a cultural entomologist, hosts the Insect News Network on KDRT 97.4 FM Radio, Davis, and every year he hosts a "Bee-a-Thon" to spotlight...

Honey bee on an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee on an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on a begonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee on a begonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on a begonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on a cucumber blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee on a cucumber blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on a cucumber blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 12:24 AM
 
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