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  • Bohart Museum associate Fran Keller, a professor at Folsom Lake College who holds a doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, helps customers at the Bohart gift shop in this pre-COVID-19 image. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Insect-Themed Items! Bohart Museum Opens Virtual Gift Shop for Online Sales

    If the year 2020 "bugged" you, you're not alone. It certainly did the insect museum, the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis. Although the museum, located in Room 1124 of the Academic Surge Building, Crocker...

  • Weed Control in Natural Areas in the Western United States book
    Discounted price on weed control book

    The UC Cooperative Extension Central Sierra office is selling the Weed Control in Natural Areas in the Western United States book at a discounted price of $30.00 total (includes shipping and tax). The book regularly sells at $37.00 (tax and S&H not...

  • A Gulf Fritillary spreads its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Gulf Frits in November?

    Gulf Fritillaries in November? Yes! Gulf Fritillaries (Agraulis vanillae) are still active here in Solano County, on those warm, sunny afternoons that defy the season. They're still hanging around their host...

  • A Gulf Fritillary butterfly, Agraulis vanillae, shares the nectar of a passionflower (Passiflora) with three honey bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Thanksgiving: It's All About Sharing

    Thanksgiving isn't about selecting the largest turkey in the store, engaging in road rage or aisle anger, or preparing for the Black Friday sales. Thanksgiving is all about sharing--sharing gratitude, love and a meal.  UC Davis psychology...

  • Professor Rick Karban has researched communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.
    Rick Karban: Do Plants Have Personalities?

    If you've been talking to your plants for years, you are not alone. But know this: plants can communicate, too. They eavesdrop, sense danger in the environment, and can distinguish friend from foe. A plant under a predatory attack will emit volatile...

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Webinar on Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila 12/8/2020

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