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Butterfly Summit: Are Butterflies Heralds of Apocalypse?
"The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough," wrote the late poet Rabindranath Targoe (1861-1941) of Bengali, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. There may not be "time enough" for some species that are rapidly...

Ranch Needed for Ground Squirrel Study
Do you have a ranch in San Benito County or Monterey County with ground squirrels? I'm doing a study looking at the economic impacts of ground squirrels to ranching operations and I'm looking for three ranches to be study sites. At each ranch, I will...

I've found a free week - next year
It turns out that I didn't need to attend the meeting in Denver this week. I suppose for some states it is important Director or Associate Director to attend this meeting, to learn more about reporting requirements, USDA guidelines for capacity fund...

A Bee-Line to the Bohart Museum: T-Shirts and Calendars
Folks are making a bee-line to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, Davis, for its spring sale. All proceeds support the insect museum in its educational and outreach activities. The gift shop is offering a selection of...

It's Spring and Botrytis Is in the Air
Gray mold caused by the fungus Botrytis cinerea is one of the more destructive plant pathogens, and it attacks a wide variety of plants. It is a common springtime disease, favored by cool rainy periods and high humidity. Conditions just like we have seen...

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