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What Effect Did the California Drought Have on Butterflies?

Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, counting butterflies in Gates Canyon, Vacaville, on Jan. 26, 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Remember the California drought of 2011 to 2015? What effect did that have on butterflies? Newly published research examining more than four decades of data collected in central California by Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution...

Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, counting butterflies in Gates Canyon, Vacaville, on Jan. 26, 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, counting butterflies in Gates Canyon, Vacaville, on Jan. 26, 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, counting butterflies in Gates Canyon, Vacaville, on Jan. 26, 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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
 
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