Posts Tagged: butterflies
Spring Has Sprung: Bees, Butterflies and Blossoms Grace the Dixon May Fair
"Spring Has Sprung!" That's the theme of the 146th annual Dixon May Fair, the 36th District...
Students at the Tremont Elementary School, Dixon, created this "Spring Has Sprung" basket of flowers and pollinators as their entry in the Dixon May Fair, May 11-14. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's all the buzz! Pat Connelly, superintendent of the Dixon May Fair Floriculture Building, crafted this motif of bees and a blossom to decorate the building. With her is her 9-year-old Yorkie, Carly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pat Connelly, superintendent of the Dixon May Fair Floriculture Building, created this wall art work, which resembles Matilija poppy blossoms. Below are images of bees foraging on Matilija poppies. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two youth exhibitors entered these wall hangings: at left is the work of Regan Van Tuyl, 13, of Dixon, and at right, work of Elizabeth Martinez, 14, of Elk Grove. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Year 2023: What Does the Year Hold for Monarchs and Tropical Milkweed?
Do monarch butterflies know what they want/need? Apparently so, from personal observation. Over...
A monarch caterpillar feeding on tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch nectaring on tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bees and other pollinators frequent tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
First Monarch of the Year and First Summit of the Year
So there it was...a monarch lying on its side, one wing down and one wing up, in the middle of a...
A gloved hand holds a male monarch found cold and still in the middle of a residential street in west Vacaville on Jan. 3, 2022. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male monarch nectars on Mexican sunflower (Tithonia rotundifola) in Vacaville, Calif., on Oct. 26, 2022. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Meet a UC Davis Student Who Is Researching the Cold-Adapted Parnassian Butterflies
Move over, monarchs butterflies. The cold-adapted Parnassian butterflies don't get nearly as much...
A mating pair of Parnassius clodius, known as cold-adapted butterflies. (Photo by Gary Ge)
Monarch Photography Display Graces Bohart Museum Hallway
Just before you enter the Bohart Museum of Entomology (located in Room 1124 of the...
Larry Snyder's monarch photography display in the hallway opposite the entrance to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, Academic Surge Building.