Posts Tagged: Vacaville
The Beatles sang "I Want to Hold Your Hand." The elm leaf beetles and their larvae don't want to...
Assorted elm leaf beetles and larvae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Eggs of the elm leaf beetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Elm leaf beetle larva or caterpillar. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An adult elm leaf beetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An elm tree on Buck Avenue, Vacaville, showing defoliation by the elm leaf beetle and its larvae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Elm leaf beetles on an elm leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
We're used to admiring street art that showcases such iconic insects as lady beetles, dragonflies...
Street art usually focuses on such insects as bees, butterflies and dragonflies, but at Vacaville's Ulatis Creek Park, someone affixed this carpenter ant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
See the carpenter ant (foreground at right) on the bridge pillar of the Ulatis Creek Bridge, Vacaville? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It was July 3, 2020. The male bees, Melissodes agilis, were getting quite...
A territorial bee, a male Melissodes agilis, confronts a monarch butterfly in a Vacaville, Calif. pollinator garden. The prize relinquished: a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Some lost everything: Their homes, their barns, their farm animals, their bees, their...
Artist Lisa Rico painted this photo of lavender and bees for the Vacaville Fire Art Project she founded. It's titled "Making Honey" and was purchased by Andrea Hofmann-Miller. Among fire victims were beekeepers and Girl on the Hill Boutique Vineyard and Lavender.
A honey bee buzzes over a sunflower in this painting, "Sun-Bee" by Lisa Rico for the Vacaville Fire Art Project. This one was purchased by Tiffany Murdaca.
A lady beetle, aka ladybug, climbs the stalk of a sunflower in this painting by Lisa Rico, founder of the Vacaville Fire Art Project. It's titled "Sun's Going to Shine Again" and was purchased by Aumrey Moland.
Honey bees forage in a field of lavender in this painting, titled "Honey Makers," by Lisa Rico. It was sold to Joie Moralde, with proceeds benefitting fire victims.
A monarch butterfly flutters through a field of lavender. Painting by Lisa Rico. This one is titled "Monarch Muse."
What do honey bee colonies do when a raging wildfire heads straight toward their hives (bee...
Caroline Yelle, owner of Pope Canyon Queens, lost some 500 hives during the Aug. 19 Vacaville fire. (Photo by Caroline Yelle)
Caroline Yelle, owner of Pope Canyon Queens, checks her losses in the Aug. 19 Vacaville fire. (Photo by Caroline Yelle)
Dead brood and dying bees are in the half-burned hives belonging to Caroline Yelle, owner of Pope Canyon Queens. (Photo by Carolyn Yelle)
Beekeeper Rick Schubert, who lost his farm and bees in the Aug. 19th Vacaville fire, provided the bees for UC Davis professor Norm Gary's research and bee wrangling for more than 30 years. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)