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Dr. Bob, Forensic Entomology, and UC Davis Picnic Day

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) held forth at the forensic entomology table in Briggs Hall during the 2019 UC Davis Picnic Day. He recently won a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' advising award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Did you see "Dr. Bob" in Briggs Hall during the UC Davis Picnic Day last Saturday? Forensic entomologist Robert "Bob" Kimsey of the UC Davis...

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) held forth at the forensic entomology table in Briggs Hall during the 2019 UC Davis Picnic Day. He recently won a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' advising award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) held forth at the forensic entomology table in Briggs Hall during the 2019 UC Davis Picnic Day. He recently won a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' advising award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) held forth at the forensic entomology table in Briggs Hall during the 2019 UC Davis Picnic Day. He recently won a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' advising award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student/forensic entomologist Alex Dedmon, who studies with forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, answers a question at the UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student/forensic entomologist Alex Dedmon, who studies with forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, answers a question at the UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student/forensic entomologist Alex Dedmon, who studies with forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, answers a question at the UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, was a big draw at the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, was a big draw at the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, was a big draw at the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 5:12 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment Innovation

Bugs Will Rule at UC Davis Picnic Day

Briggs Hall is a popular place to be on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

There's no doubt about it. Bugs will rule at the 99th annual UC Davis Picnic Day this Saturday, April 20.  The UC Davis Department of...

Briggs Hall is a popular place to be on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Briggs Hall is a popular place to be on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Briggs Hall is a popular place to be on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors will flock to the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors will flock to the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors will flock to the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Principal editor/entomologist Steve Dreistadt of UC IPM explains insects to visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Principal editor/entomologist Steve Dreistadt of UC IPM explains insects to visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Principal editor/entomologist Steve Dreistadt of UC IPM explains insects to visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 9:41 PM

What a Show!

Queen Bumble Bee

Everybody loves a bumble bee.Especially the yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii.And especially a queen.Native pollinator specialist Robbin...

Queen Bumble Bee
Queen Bumble Bee

QUEEN BUMBLE BEE, a yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) heads down the tower of jewels. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hungry
Hungry

A TASTE OF HONEY--The queen bumble bee sips a gift of honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Flight of the Bumble Bee
Flight of the Bumble Bee

THE QUEEN, after consuming honey, takes flight around the tower of jewels, a nine-foot high plant. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2010 at 9:51 PM

No Fear

Tiny Praying Mantis

No fear. None at all. Some of the bugs you'll see at the UC Davis Picnic Day on Saturday, April 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology are "baby"...

Tiny Praying Mantis
Tiny Praying Mantis

BARELY VISIBLE, this is a newly hatched praying mantis, held by Emily Bzdyk, a first-year graduate student in entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Let Us Prey
Let Us Prey

LET US PREY--An adult praying mantis lurks among the vegetation, ready to snare an unsuspecting insect. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Off with the Head
Off with the Head

A PRAYING MANTIS snares a pipevine swallowtail butterfly (Battus philenor) and eats everything but the wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, April 9, 2010 at 6:43 PM
 
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