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The Buzz About Bees: UC Davis Apiculturist in 'Science Friday' Program May 24

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Bee" sure to tune in Science Friday, the National Public Radio program, tomorrow (May 24) at noon to hear the buzz about honey bees. Guests will be Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and...

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Tom Seeley (right) of Cornell University chats with UC Davis Professor Neal Williams following Seeley's keynote address to the 2018 UC Davis Bee Symposium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor Tom Seeley (right) of Cornell University chats with UC Davis Professor Neal Williams following Seeley's keynote address to the 2018 UC Davis Bee Symposium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Tom Seeley (right) of Cornell University chats with UC Davis Professor Neal Williams following Seeley's keynote address to the 2018 UC Davis Bee Symposium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Lecture by Science Journalist Richard Harris: Why You Shouldn't Miss This

"Biomedical science was not always the hypercompetitive rat race that is has become in recent years. Consider the story of Charles Darwin, as he developed his theory of evolution through natural selection. That discovery became the organizing principle...


"Rigor Mortis," by Richard Harris, is both an eye-opener and a call to action. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Rigor Mortis," by Richard Harris, is both an eye-opener and a call to action. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 3:55 PM

Those Migrating Insects: Why the Skies Are Getting Crowded

UC Davis emeritus professor Hugh Dingle, noted animal migration expert, was recently interviewed by National Public Radio. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Despite the widespread interest in migrating monarch butterflies, other insects migrate, too. That's way we were excited to see National Public Radio's Nell Greenfieldboyce generate a recent piece on "Bugs Abound: If You Think the Skies Are Crowded, You...

UC Davis emeritus professor Hugh Dingle, noted animal migration expert, was recently interviewed by National Public Radio. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis emeritus professor Hugh Dingle, noted animal migration expert, was recently interviewed by National Public Radio. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis emeritus professor Hugh Dingle, noted animal migration expert, was recently interviewed by National Public Radio. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Overwintering monarchs clustering at the Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz, on Nov. 14, 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Overwintering monarchs clustering at the Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz, on Nov. 14, 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Overwintering monarchs clustering at the Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz, on Nov. 14, 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Our Story Begins with Eight Monarch Caterpillars in the Dead of Winter

Rita LeRoy of Vallejo holds a Vacaville monarch before releasing it at Lighthouse Field State Park. (Photo by Walter Rockholt)

This is a story about how eight monarch butterflies escaped the freezing temperatures of Vacaville, Calif., and hitchhiked to sunny Santa Cruz, thanks to Good Samaritans (Good Monarcharians?) Rita LeRoy and Walter Rockholt of Vallejo. It all started in...

Rita LeRoy of Vallejo holds a Vacaville monarch before releasing it at Lighthouse Field State Park. (Photo by Walter Rockholt)
Rita LeRoy of Vallejo holds a Vacaville monarch before releasing it at Lighthouse Field State Park. (Photo by Walter Rockholt)

Rita LeRoy of Vallejo holds a Vacaville monarch before releasing it at Lighthouse Field State Park. (Photo by Walter Rockholt)

Monarchs overwintering in the Lighthouse Field State Park, Santa Cruz. (Photo by Rita LeRoy)
Monarchs overwintering in the Lighthouse Field State Park, Santa Cruz. (Photo by Rita LeRoy)

Monarchs overwintering in the Lighthouse Field State Park, Santa Cruz. (Photo by Rita LeRoy)

Monarchs fluttering in the warm breeze at Lighthouse Field State Park, Santa Cruz. (Photo by Rita LeRoy)
Monarchs fluttering in the warm breeze at Lighthouse Field State Park, Santa Cruz. (Photo by Rita LeRoy)

Monarchs fluttering in the warm breeze at Lighthouse Field State Park, Santa Cruz. (Photo by Rita LeRoy)

Multiple monarchs nectaring on Eucalyptus blossoms at the overwintering site in Santa Cruz. (Photo by Rita LeRoy)
Multiple monarchs nectaring on Eucalyptus blossoms at the overwintering site in Santa Cruz. (Photo by Rita LeRoy)

Multiple monarchs nectaring on Eucalyptus blossoms at the overwintering site in Santa Cruz. (Photo by Rita LeRoy)

The Mighty Monarch

Monarch butterfly nectaring a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

We're accustomed to seeing a solitary monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) flitting around a garden. But millions of them? It was interesting to read the National Public Radio piece (Oct. 4) on Flight: A Few Million Little Creatures That...

Monarch butterfly nectaring a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarch butterfly nectaring a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarch butterfly nectaring a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 9:47 PM
 
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