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Pesticide Safety Train-the-Trainer, Fall 2016

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The UC IPM Pesticide Safety Program has scheduled a series of EPA-approved Pesticide Safety...

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 11:14 PM

That Amazing Migrating Monarch Project

This migratory monarch, released Aug. 28 from Ashland, Ore. and tagged with monarch@wsu.edu  A6093, nectared on Mexican sunflower in Vacaville, Calif. on Sept. 5. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

He may have been “born" in an Ashland, Ore., vineyard. But at least we know he hails from...

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7:50 PM

It's All the Buzz: WAS to Meet in Davis in 2017

This sign, fronting the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis, is the work of self-described

It's all the buzz. It's just been announced that the Western Apicultural Society (WAS), founded 40...

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 4:01 PM

Meet Your Entomologists Who Study Everything from Soapberry Bugs to Monarchs

The focus is on soapberry bugs in this collage by evolutionary ecologist Scott Carroll. Doctoral candidate Meredith Cenzer will speak on her research on Oct. 5.

A good place to meet entomologists and learn about what they're researching is at seminars. The UC...

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 4:56 PM

Fluttering Along on a Butterfly Tour

Entomologist Joel Hernandez discusses butterflies and moths. In the background are some of his specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

They explored the amazing diversity of butterflies. Nearly 90 butterfly enthusiasts--from senior...

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 3:16 PM

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