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Rachael Long: A Boy, a Bat, a Coyote and a Crow

Pallid bats, shown here hanging upside down, were featured at Rachael Long's presentation on her second book,

It doesn't get more real. Yolo County Farm Advisor and children's book author Rachael Freeman Long remembers telling her son stories about an adventuresome, kind-hearted, wildlife-loving boy named Jack and three of his friends--a bat named Pinta, a...

Pallid bats, shown here hanging upside down, were featured at Rachael Long's presentation on her second book,
Pallid bats, shown here hanging upside down, were featured at Rachael Long's presentation on her second book, "Valley of Fire,"at the Avid Reader, Davis. She will speak on her latest and last book in the trilogy, "River of No Return," at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Avid Reader. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pallid bats, shown here hanging upside down, were featured at Rachael Long's presentation on her second book, "Valley of Fire,"at the Avid Reader, Davis. She will speak on her latest and last book in the trilogy, "River of No Return," at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Avid Reader. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rachael Long, in a presentation at the Avid Reader, shows a bat house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Rachael Long, in a presentation at the Avid Reader, shows a bat house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rachael Long, in a presentation at the Avid Reader, shows a bat house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 5:46 PM

Pollinator Pavilion: A Prized Exhibit at UC Davis Picnic Day

Monarch butterfly nectaring on plants inside the 2015 Pollination Pavilion enclosure. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollinator Pavilion. Picnic Day. They go together like honey bees on bee balm and bumble bees on tomatoes.  When you attend the 102nd annual campuswide UC Davis Picnic Day on Saturday, April 16, be sure to head over to Briggs Hall, Kleiber Hall...

Monarch butterfly nectaring on plants inside the 2015 Pollination Pavilion enclosure. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarch butterfly nectaring on plants inside the 2015 Pollination Pavilion enclosure. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarch butterfly nectaring on plants inside the 2015 Pollination Pavilion enclosure. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crowds peered through the 2015 Pollinator Pavilion enclosure and then entered excitedly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Crowds peered through the 2015 Pollinator Pavilion enclosure and then entered excitedly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crowds peered through the 2015 Pollinator Pavilion enclosure and then entered excitedly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 5:03 PM

What Bees, Butterflies, Beetles, Birds and Bats Have in Common

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, visiting a flowering quince in the UC Davis Arboretum. Butterflies are pollinators. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bees do it. Butterflies do it. Beetles do it. Birds do it. Bats do it. Do what, you ask? They pollinate! The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, will greet visitors on Saturday, March 14 at its open house, themed...

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, visiting a flowering quince in the UC Davis Arboretum. Butterflies are pollinators. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, visiting a flowering quince in the UC Davis Arboretum. Butterflies are pollinators. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, visiting a flowering quince in the UC Davis Arboretum. Butterflies are pollinators. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lady beetle pollinating an Iceland poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lady beetle pollinating an Iceland poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lady beetle pollinating an Iceland poppy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 9:21 PM
Tags: bats (6), bees (40), birds (6), Bohart Museum of Entomology (339), butterflies (63), Eric Mussen (245), Lynn Kimsey (253), open house (38), pollinators (29), Rei Scampavia (3)

Curious About Bats?

Rachael Long (left) and Corky Quirk talk about bats at an educational program at the Avid Reader, Davis. Quirk is holding a bat that's feeding on a mealworm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Curious about those insect-eating bats? Yolo County Farm Advisor Rachael Freeman Long, who has been researching and writing about bats for 20 years, has two colonies of bats at her ranch in Woodland. The bats eat moths, cucumber beetles, leafhoppers,...

Rachael Long (left) and Corky Quirk talk about bats at an educational program at the Avid Reader, Davis. Quirk is holding a bat that's feeding on a mealworm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Rachael Long (left) and Corky Quirk talk about bats at an educational program at the Avid Reader, Davis. Quirk is holding a bat that's feeding on a mealworm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rachael Long (left) and Corky Quirk talk about bats at an educational program at the Avid Reader, Davis. Quirk is holding a bat that's feeding on a mealworm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rachael Long displays a bat house made by her friend Ben Frey of Hopland. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Rachael Long displays a bat house made by her friend Ben Frey of Hopland. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rachael Long displays a bat house made by her friend Ben Frey of Hopland. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey

Posted on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 9:20 PM
Tags: bats (6), Corky Quirk (1), Rachael Long (9)

For the Love of Bats

Rachael Long beneath the Yolo Causeway with a bat detector. Notice the bats in the photo.  (Photo courtesy of the California Farm Bureau Federation)

Most of us think about bats at least twice a year: during National Pollinator Week, when bees, beetles, butterflies and bats beckon, and on Halloween, when bats mingle with the witches, ghosts, ghouls, goblins and other things that go bump in the...

Rachael Long beneath the Yolo Causeway with a bat detector. Notice the bats in the photo.  (Photo courtesy of the California Farm Bureau Federation)
Rachael Long beneath the Yolo Causeway with a bat detector. Notice the bats in the photo. (Photo courtesy of the California Farm Bureau Federation)

Rachael Long beneath the Yolo Causeway with a bat detector. Notice the bats in the photo. (Photo courtesy of the California Farm Bureau Federation)

Posted on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 9:30 PM

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