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Posts Tagged: Yolo County

A Beer for a Butterfly or 'Suds for a Bug'

This is a cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's almost that time again—time for the annual “Beer for a Butterfly” contest or “Suds for a Bug.” If you're out and about on Jan. 1, start looking for that cabbage white butterfly. But you're going to have to beat the...

This is a cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 2:24 PM

Sunny-Side Up

Honey bees and a sunflower bee forage on a sunflower head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You can tell it's summer along Yolo County roads by the acres and acres of sunflower fields. Looking like real-life Van Gogh paintings (Van Gogh painted them in vases, Mother Nature paints them in rows), the sunflower fields are nothing short of...

Honey bees and a sunflower bee forage on a sunflower head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bees and a sunflower bee forage on a sunflower head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bees and a sunflower bee forage on a sunflower head. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee boxes line a sunflower field. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee boxes line a sunflower field. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee boxes line a sunflower field. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A spectacular sunflower field. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A spectacular sunflower field. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A spectacular sunflower field. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 10:11 PM
Tags: honey bees (351), sunflower bees (7), sunflowers (4), Yolo County (2)
 
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