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  • A male monarch, Danaus plexippus, spreads its wings on a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii) in Vacaville, Calif. on Sunday, May 23. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Portraits of a Monarch Just Stopping By

    Welcome, Danaus plexippus!  A monarch butterfly, the first of the year, fluttered through our family pollinator garden in Vacaville, Calif. last Sunday and hung around for about two hours. We clocked him in at 5 p.m. and he exited around...

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    Johnsongrass in processing tomatoes

    In 2019, my colleague Sarah Light (UCCE Agronomy Advisor: Sutter-Yuba and Colusa counties) and myself were in Year 2 of a Healthy Soils Demonstration Project in Sutter County, CA. Our field site was planted to tomatoes and was in it's first year of...

  • Wasp expert Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, shows an Asian giant hornet specimen during the virtual open house May 22.
    Bohart Museum Virtual Open House: Honing in On the Hornets!

    Oh, the questions that Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, fielded at the Bohart's first-ever virtual symposium, held Friday morning, May 22. For nearly an hour (11 to 11:45), Kimsey answered questions about the Asian giant...

  • The Asian giant hornet, detected twice in North America last fall: a colony on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (destroyed) and a dead hornet in Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Agriculture)
    Ready for the May 22th Bohart Museum Virtual Open House?

    If Lynn Kimsey, who directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, had her say, the Asian giant hornets would NOT be nicknamed “the murder hornets.”  Kimsey, professor of entomology with the UC Davis Department of Entomology...

  • A honey bee dusted with pollen from Gaillardia, also known as
    Bee Inspired: It's World Bee Day!

    Did you observe World Bee Day today? Every year on May 20, the United Nations asks us to think about this day, "to raise awareness of the importance of pollinators" and "the threats they face and their contribution to sustainable...

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