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How Are Butterflies Faring? Art Shapiro Addresses Butterfly Summit

Tora Rocha, founder of the Pollinator Posse, based in Oakland, introduces UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro. Rocha also delivered a presentation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"It ain't so much the things we don't know that get us into trouble, it's the things we do know that just ain't so."--American humorist Artemus Ward (1834-1867). This quote, often falsely attributed to Mark Twain, is a favorite of Art Shapiro,...

Tora Rocha, founder of the Pollinator Posse, based in Oakland, introduces UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro. Rocha also delivered a presentation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tora Rocha, founder of the Pollinator Posse, based in Oakland, introduces UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro. Rocha also delivered a presentation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tora Rocha, founder of the Pollinator Posse, based in Oakland, introduces UC Davis distinguished professor Art Shapiro. Rocha also delivered a presentation. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Following Art Shapiro's talk, attendees line up to speak to him. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Following Art Shapiro's talk, attendees line up to speak to him. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Following Art Shapiro's talk, attendees line up to speak to him. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Stevanne Auerbach of Berkeley, a consultant, author and speaker, talks to Art Shapiro following his Butterfly Summit talk at Annie's Annuals and Perennials. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Stevanne Auerbach of Berkeley, a consultant, author and speaker, talks to Art Shapiro following his Butterfly Summit talk at Annie's Annuals and Perennials. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Stevanne Auerbach of Berkeley, a consultant, author and speaker, talks to Art Shapiro following his Butterfly Summit talk at Annie's Annuals and Perennials. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 1:45 PM

Bumble Bees: Why They Thrive and Die

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, exits a foxglove in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Remember the massive "buzz kill" in Wilsonville, Oregon back in June 2013 when more than 50,000 bumble bees died in a Target parking lot after coming into contact with pesticide-treated flowering linden trees? Ironically, it occurred the first day of...

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, exits a foxglove in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, exits a foxglove in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, exits a foxglove in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A black-faced bumble bee, Bombus californicus, adjusting a heavy pollen load, visits
A black-faced bumble bee, Bombus californicus, adjusting a heavy pollen load, visits "Purple Ginny" sage in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A black-faced bumble bee, Bombus californicus, adjusting a heavy pollen load, visits "Purple Ginny" sage in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What Do You Know About Neonics?

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

What do you know about neonicotinoids, aka neonics? An educational opportunity to learn more about them--the truths and the myths--will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at the University of Caifornia, Davis, and you're invited. It's open to the...

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

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

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 5:39 PM
 
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