Posts Tagged: UC Davis
'Tis the season of giving, and the ninth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, set for Saturday, Feb. 15, needs donors. Make that "urgently needs donor pledges." The...
This is the ceramic-mosaic sculpture, "Miss Bee Haven," which anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. It is the work of Davis-based artist Donna Billick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million specimens, but also has a gift shop and a live "petting zoo." The zoo includes Madagascar hissing cockroaches, stick insects and tarantulas (pictured). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day will feature 13 museums or collections. Here volunteer Billy Thien of the Raptor Center shows a golden eagle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Suds for a bug? Get out your net! If you collect the first cabbage white butterfly of the year in the three-county area of Sacramento, Solano and Yolo, you'll win a pitcher...
A cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, in a summer flight in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Today was a good day on the University of California, Davis, campus. The National Academy of Inventors announced that two of our faculty members are fellows: Walter Leal,...
Culex quinquefasciatus, the Southern house mosquito, one of the insects that Walter Leal studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Michael Jordan and Tom Eisner shared at least one thing in common: a rejection that hurt deeply and a recovery that ended amazingly. Jordan, the second-highest-scoring NBA...
Thomas "Tom" Eisner, the father of chemical ecology, accepts his National Medal of Science award in 1994 from President Bill Clinton for his "seminal contributions in the fields of insect behavior and chemical ecology, and for his international efforts on biodiversity." (Courtesy Photo)
Cornell University chemical ecologists and friends Tom Eisner (1929-2011) playing the piano and Jerry Meinwald (1927-2018) playing the flute. (Cornell University Photo)
Tom Eisner loved chemical ecology--and cars, including this Buick. (Courtesy Photo)
UC Davis chemical ecologist and distinguished professor Walter Leal will deliver the Founders' Memorial Lecture on Thomas Eisner on Nov. 19 at the ESA meeting in St. Louis, Mo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Today was a Monarch Kind of Day...in Vacaville. When Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, searched for butterfly species today at one of...
Two monarchs arrived today at a pollinator garden in Vacaville to sip nectar from a patch of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Both monarchs settle down to do some serious nectaring on the Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Time to go! Both monarchs get ready for take-off. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch sips nectar from a sky-high Tithonia in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)