Posts Tagged: vineyards
The California Dogface Butterfly, the state insect, is making quite a splash, and Placer Land...
Professor Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College with a bottle of Dogface Cabernet Sauvignon produced by Lone Buffalo Vineyards and Winery, Auburn. Sales of the wine help conservation efforts of Placer Land Trust to protect the butterfly, the California state insect.
Greg Kareofelas (far left), a Bohart Museum of Entomology associate and a docent for Placer Land Trust's tours of the California dogface butterfly habitat, shows a butterfly to Rob Steward of the "Rob on the Road" production. (Photo by Fran Keller)
A sure sign of spring: honey bees foraging on mustard. You'll see mustard growing as cover crops...
A honey bee foraging on mustard on Sunday, March 18 in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Full speed ahead: "gold dust" or mustard pollen covers the head of this honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Look closely and you can see the proboscis (tongue) of this honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
And she's off! A honey bee caught in flight as she leaves a mustard blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)