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Bugs Bounce Back

Good news for bees, finally: Bugs Bounce Back. Advertisements

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Citizen Science for Conservation

I wanted to write a bit more on citizen science because it is such a cool concept and I keep seeing more and more papers published with data collected by everyday people (i.e. nonscientists). In fact, scientists in Massachusetts were … Continue reading

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Minuscule- the private life of insects

My partner and I found these videos online last night by chance and now I can’t get enough of them! They are a very cute and entertaining way to show how, albeit more imaginative than scientific, insects and spiders might … Continue reading

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Connecting the dots

Habitats change over time: flowers bloom, turn to fruit, and then die; leaves go from green to brown; bare patches of ground made by gophers get covered in grasses; pools once teeming with plants dry up; wildfires periodically turn lush … Continue reading

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Rare butterflies and common bulldozers, an unlikely match

Because of my work showing how disturbance (i.e. trails created by hikers and bikers as well as scraping the ground with man or machine) creates more habitat for the Ohlone tiger beetles, I love to see studies showing similar results. … Continue reading

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Monarchs!

Who doesn’t marvel at the sight of a beautiful floating Monarch Butterfly? I still always gasp with delight when I see one. They are majestic. On top of that, they are awesome! Everyone (including me) seems a little confused about … Continue reading

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Amazing film: The Beauty of Pollination

Too beautiful and wondrous to not post! Please listen to Louie and watch his film clip!

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