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Posts Tagged: Louie Yang

Monarch Caterpillars--in November?

A November monarch caterpillar found on tropical milkweed in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What a Thanksgiving surprise! No, the stuffed turkey didn't slip out of the oven and fall on the floor. Nor did the pumpkin pie turn another shade of orange. Some unexpected guests arrived--four to be exact. That's the number of monarch caterpillars...

Posted on Friday, November 25, 2016 at 5:28 PM

Forget the Soaps: Let's Talk Soapberry Bugs!

Meredith Cenzer in front of her computer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A soap opera is usually defined as a drama performed as a serial on daytime TV. But soapberry bugs and the people who study them are much more interesting!  Forget the soaps; let's talk about soapberry bugs and an entomologist at the University of...

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 5:29 PM

Surprising Results in Monarch Study

Overwintering monarchs at the  Coronado Butterfly Preserve in Ellwood, Calif. (Photo by Louie Yang)

You can't really say that "monarch butterflies are back in the news again,"  because they've never really left. Thankfully! The more we know about monarch butterflies, the better we can understand them and help conserve them. Newly published...

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 11:29 AM

Seeking Undergraduate Research Scholars

Jay Rosenheim, professor of entomology at UC Davis, doing research in a meadow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eager to experience a one-on-one training and mentorship that you'd normally find only in a small liberal arts college? Want to develop skills that will make your application to graduate school, medical school or veterinary school really stand out from...

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Everything Is Connected; Even the Bees

Honey bee heading for an almond blossom on Bee Biology Road at UC Davis.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe."--John  Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra Ecologist Louie Yang of the UC Davis Department of Entomology, tags that quote at the end of each email. So...

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 8:12 PM
Tags: almonds (1), honey bees (1), Louie Yang (11), NPR (1), The Beekeeper's Lament (1)

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