It's good to see those fluttering butterflies back in the news again. But they are fleeting butterflies. For the past 35 years, noted butterfly expert Arthur Shapiro (top right), UC Davis professor...
Western Tiger Swallowtail
Pull out the bottom tray (floor) of a beehive and you're likely to see lots of bee droppings, a little pollen, a few mites, a few dead bees and...a few scurrying ants.Ants find a bee hive nice and...
Off to the Nest
Dragonflies, damselflies, dermestids and native bees. Does an entomological life get any better than this? Those are some of the topics to be discussed at the next meeting of the Northern...
The bumble bee population is declining and some species are teetering on the brink of extinction. That's the gist behind why three conservation groups and bumble bee researcher Robbin Thorp,...
Franklin's Bumble Bee
When you visit the Peter J. Shields Oak Grove in the UC Davis Arboretum, you'll see one of the most diverse mature oak collections in the United States. More than 80 kinds of oaks, including...