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Come for the Flowers, Stay for the Bugs

A honey bee foraging on a redbud, Cercis canadensis, at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're going to the UC Davis Arboretum Member Appreciation Plant Sale, set Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Garrod Drive, you'll be in plant heaven. You'll see drought-tolerant plants, plants perfect for...

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 5:53 PM

Mayflies, Fish and the Fusion of Art and Science

Retired marine fisheries specialist Chris DeWees fuses art with science.

This week while searching through backyard  photos, I came across a mayfly I photographed on July 1, 2012 on our flowering artichoke. It looked like a little ol' man skiing through a purple landscape of spiked petals. How did the mayfly wind up on...

Posted on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:18 PM

UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale!

Honey bee heading toward a bulbine (Bulbine frutesens). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you missed the first fall plant sale at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Garrod Drive, you're in luck. The next public sale is Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We attended the sale on Saturday, Oct. 11 and it was the equivalent of...

Posted on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

Time for Celebration and Nostalgia

It was a time for celebration and a time for nostalgia. The UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program, an innovative program that fuses art with science--and science with art--took shape 17 years ago, co-founded and co-directed by entomologist/artist ...

Posted on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10:08 PM

Fusing Art With Science

UC Davis Art/Science Fusion co-founder and co-director Donna Billick with her mosaic ceramic sculpture, Miss Bee Haven, in the half-acre Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program is incredible. It's a program that, as the name indicates, fuses art and science. Science with art. On that note, two noteworthy events sponsored by the program will take place next week.  But first,...

Posted on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 5:53 PM

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