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Posts Tagged: Gwen Pearson

Monarch Starter Set: Partnership Between a Business and the Bohart

The monarch starter set: a zippered, meshed habitat, and a sturdy, broad-based, narrow-necked bottle. Fill with water and milkweed and add monarch caterpillars. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A little philanthropy goes a long way.  Especially when it comes to small-scale monarch conservation projects. Think "Monarch Starter Set." And it's just in time for open house at the Bohart Museum of Entomology from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, March 19...

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 1:58 PM

World's Best Bug Blogs

Ladybug drying its wings after falling into a swimming pool. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

There are lots of blogs out there, but not too many people blog about bugs. Fact is, bugs bug people. Birds bug bugs. Bugs bug bugs. If you've ever seen a praying mantis lying in wait for a bee or a ladybug snatching an aphid, or a dragonfly grabbing a...

Posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Which Bug's for You?

A honey bee heading toward an almond blossom. The honey bee is one of the candidates for Insect News Network's Bug of the Year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's your favorite bug? Inquiring minds want to know. At least one inquiring mind wants to know. Journalist/cultural entomologist Emmet Brady of Davis, who reaches out to bug and non-bug people alike on his Davis-based radio show, "Insect News...

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM
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