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Friday, April 18, 2014
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Author Archive: Kathy Keatley Garvey

Still time to sign up for UCD pollinator workshop

There’s still time to sign up for a pollinator gardening workshop on Saturday, March 15, by the California Center for Urban Horticulture at the UC Davis. The workshop presentations will include “the latest research about bee pollinators and how you can make your landscape more ‘pollinator friendly,’ ” said Anne Schellman, program manager. Several faculty […]

Bohart Museum open house showcases ‘Garden Heroes’

They don’t wear Superman or Superwoman costumes, but superheroes they are. Garden heroes, that is. “Garden Heroes” is the theme of the Bohart Museum of Entomology’s open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 2. The event, free and open to the public, will be held in 1124 of the Academic Surge building on Crocker […]

Bohart Museum open house to feature ‘snuggle bugs’

Would you snuggle with a bed bug, a tick or lice? Probably not, but you can learn all about them at the Bohart Museum of Entomology’s open house Sunday. The theme is “Snuggle Bugs.” The event, free and open to the public, will run from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Bohart Museum, Room 1124 […]

Entomologist shows his creative side with bronze stick insects

Matan Shelomi, a doctoral candidate in entomology at UC Davis, will show off the creative and artistic side of his career at a solo exhibition, “Flat Fusion Five,” from Jan. 6 through Feb. 7 at the UCD Craft Center Gallery. The exhibition includes bronze stick insects and a series of digital prints of colorful cockroaches. […]

Catch a butterfly, win a beer

A butterfly for a beer, or a beer for a butterfly. Collect the first cabbage white butterfly of 2014 in the three-county area of Yolo, Solano or Sacramento and collect a pitcher of beer (your brand) or its cash-prize equivalent from professor Art Shapiro of the UC Davis department of evolution and ecology. Shapiro launched […]

UC Davis gets a gift to bee-hold

It was a gift meant to keep on giving. No, it wasn’t a donor organ, a tree or a smile. In this case, the gift was for generations of honeybees at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. During a pollinator education program, employees of Valent U.S.A. Corp., based in […]

‘Oh, my!’ Check out insects at UCD’s Bohart Museum

The Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis will open its doors to the public from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday in Room 1124 of Academic Surge on Crocker Drive. Admission is free. Visitors are invited to “come look at our collection, hold live insects and browse our gift shop,” said Lynn Kimsey, museum director […]

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