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Good Day for Two Open Houses Saturday, Sept. 22 at UC Davis

Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati  will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you've often wished you could clone yourself to be able to attend two events on the same day at the University of California, Davis, not to...

Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati  will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Watch out! A honey bee buzzes into the habitat of a praying mantis. Praying mantids will be exhibited Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. UC Davis student Lohit Garikipati will display some of his mantids, including orchids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A potter wasp sips some nectar. Potter wasps will be featured at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's
A potter wasp sips some nectar. Potter wasps will be featured at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Crafty Insects" open house. Their nests are works of art. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A potter wasp sips some nectar. Potter wasps will be featured at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Crafty Insects" open house. Their nests are works of art. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This image by Allan Jones of Davis is of a sweat bee, Halictus ligatus. It will be among his images on display at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Sept. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This image by Allan Jones of Davis is of a sweat bee, Halictus ligatus. It will be among his images on display at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Sept. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This image by Allan Jones of Davis is of a sweat bee, Halictus ligatus. It will be among his images on display at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven Sept. 22. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum Open Houses: Aug. 19 and Sept. 22

The live

Mark your calendar! You won't want to miss the summer weekend open houses at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, located in Room 1124 of the Academic...

The live
The live "petting zoo" is a popular place at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. This is a black velvet walking stick with red wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The live "petting zoo" is a popular place at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. This is a black velvet walking stick with red wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million insect specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million insect specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million insect specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM
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Meet You at the Bohart!

Retired entomologist and Bohart Museum associate Norm Smith engages visitors as he talks about moths at the July 30th Bohart Museum open house. Smith received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis with major professor Richard Bohart, for whom the museum is named. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you've never visited the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, or if you're eager to return, mark your...

Retired entomologist and Bohart Museum associate Norm Smith engages visitors as he talks about moths at the July 30th Bohart Museum open house. Smith received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis with major professor Richard Bohart, for whom the museum is named. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Retired entomologist and Bohart Museum associate Norm Smith engages visitors as he talks about moths at the July 30th Bohart Museum open house. Smith received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis with major professor Richard Bohart, for whom the museum is named. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Retired entomologist and Bohart Museum associate Norm Smith engages visitors as he talks about moths at the July 30th Bohart Museum open house. Smith received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis with major professor Richard Bohart, for whom the museum is named. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nan Rowan of Davis talks to entomologist and UC Davis graduate student Jessica Gillung (foreground) at the open house on July 30. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nan Rowan of Davis talks to entomologist and UC Davis graduate student Jessica Gillung (foreground) at the open house on July 30. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nan Rowan of Davis talks to entomologist and UC Davis graduate student Jessica Gillung (foreground) at the open house on July 30. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Selfies are fun to take at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Here Monica Ballard of Rancho Cordova smiles for the camera as an Australian walking stick obliges. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Selfies are fun to take at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Here Monica Ballard of Rancho Cordova smiles for the camera as an Australian walking stick obliges. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Selfies are fun to take at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Here Monica Ballard of Rancho Cordova smiles for the camera as an Australian walking stick obliges. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology director Lynn Kimsey oversees the global collection of insects, which numbers nearly eight million. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum of Entomology director Lynn Kimsey oversees the global collection of insects, which numbers nearly eight million. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology director Lynn Kimsey oversees the global collection of insects, which numbers nearly eight million. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 5:18 PM

Let's Hear It for 'The Buzz'

Leia Matern (far left) shows Vivienne Statham (center) and Tilly Matern the honey bee observation hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's such a joy to see little kids fascinated with bugs. The UC Davis-based Bohart Museum of Entomology, home of nearly eight million insect...

Leia Matern (far left) shows Vivienne Statham (center) and Tilly Matern the honey bee observation hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Leia Matern (far left) shows Vivienne Statham (center) and Tilly Matern the honey bee observation hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Leia Matern (far left) shows Vivienne Statham (center) and Tilly Matern the honey bee observation hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two 18-month-old girls checking out the bees: Tilly Matern (left) and Vivienne Statham (right). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two 18-month-old girls checking out the bees: Tilly Matern (left) and Vivienne Statham (right). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two 18-month-old girls checking out the bees: Tilly Matern (left) and Vivienne Statham (right). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Queen bee with a red dot on her thorax. She is cared by by worker bees (infertile females). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Queen bee with a red dot on her thorax. She is cared by by worker bees (infertile females). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Queen bee with a red dot on her thorax. She is cared for by worker bees (infertile females). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 11:12 PM

C'mon in, My LIttle Pretties

Kara Handy of Davis wore this creative costume. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Insects and Halloween just seem to go together. What would Halloween be like without costumes depicting honey bees, ladybugs, butterflies, bumble...

Kara Handy of Davis wore this creative costume. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Kara Handy of Davis wore this creative costume. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Kara Handy of Davis wore this creative costume. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Maia Lundy of Davis Senior High School, an intern at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, spreads her monarch wings. At left is James Heydon, 11, of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Maia Lundy of Davis Senior High School, an intern at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, spreads her monarch wings. At left is James Heydon, 11, of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Maia Lundy of Davis Senior High School, an intern at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, spreads her monarch wings. At left is James Heydon, 11, of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Nick Herold chats with
Entomologist Nick Herold chats with "black widow spider" Tabatha Yang. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Nick Herold chats with "black widow spider" Tabatha Yang. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 11:02 PM
 
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