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- Saturday Workshops, specifically designed for Ventura County Home Gardeners, focus on seasonal garden tasks
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- Continental breakfast
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Thrips Expert Cheryle O'Donnell: From San Diego to Beltsville
Posted 4/24/2015 - Thrips expert Cheryle O'Donnell, a true UC Davis success story, is now settled into her new position. As of April 6, the former San Diego resident is the National Thysanoptera Taxonomist with the National Identification Services (NIS) at the Systematic...
From a 'Butterfly Wish' to a Tarantula Named 'Peaches'
Posted 4/23/2015 - What a grand event! When the University of California, Davis held its annual campus "Take Your Daughters (And Sons) to Work" Day today (April 23), the participants met one-on-one with entomologists, firefighters, physicians, plant specialists,...
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