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UC Davis Art Show: Insects in the Anthropocene

You won't want to miss this. When two talented entomologists/artists from the University of California, Davis, collaborate and teach classes, you'll...

This is what art enthusiasts can expect to see when they attend the Entomology (ENT) 001 Art Show:
This is what art enthusiasts can expect to see when they attend the Entomology (ENT) 001 Art Show: "Insects in the Anthropocene," on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at UC Davis.

This is what art enthusiasts can expect to see when they attend the Entomology (ENT) 001 Art Show: "Insects in the Anthropocene," on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at UC Davis.

In this 2015 art show photo, UC Davis professor Diane Ullman looks over the work that her students created in her Entomology 001 class,
In this 2015 art show photo, UC Davis professor Diane Ullman looks over the work that her students created in her Entomology 001 class, "Art, Science and the World of Insects." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2015 art show photo, UC Davis professor Diane Ullman looks over the work that her students created in her Entomology 001 class, "Art, Science and the World of Insects." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 25, 2022 at 4:46 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

The Art of Loving Insects: Bohart Museum-Style

Do you like to draw insects? Do you want to meet artists who draw insects? Do you have a tattoo of a honey bee, butterfly, moth, dragonfly, or...

Megan Ma of the Jason Bond lab, UC Davis, is both a scientist and a scientific illustrator.  In 2021, she received a National Science Foundation Award, Research Experience for Post-Baccalaureate Students. In June 2021, she received a bachelor's  degree in evolution, ecology and biodiversity, with a minor in entomology.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Megan Ma of the Jason Bond lab, UC Davis, is both a scientist and a scientific illustrator. In 2021, she received a National Science Foundation Award, Research Experience for Post-Baccalaureate Students. In June 2021, she received a bachelor's degree in evolution, ecology and biodiversity, with a minor in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Megan Ma of the Jason Bond lab, UC Davis, is both a scientist and a scientific illustrator. In 2021, she received a National Science Foundation Award, Research Experience for Post-Baccalaureate Students. In June 2021, she received a bachelor's degree in evolution, ecology and biodiversity, with a minor in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This illustration of a Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, by UC Davis student Allen Chew, adorns a Bohart Museum t-shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This illustration of a Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, by UC Davis student Allen Chew, adorns a Bohart Museum t-shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This illustration of a Jerusalem cricket, aka potato bug, by UC Davis student Allen Chew, adorns a Bohart Museum t-shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 5:02 PM
Tags: Allen Chew (1), art (4), Bohart Museum of Entomology (532), culture (1), insects (73), Lynn Kimsey (382), Megan Ma (2), open house (61), Srdan Tunic (2)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources

Three Insect-Related Events at Aggie Spirit Week: That's the Spirit!

That's the spirit! What better way to celebrate Aggie Spirit Week, Oct. 10-16, on the UC Davis campus than to See specimens and live insects at...

This image shows scientific illustrator Mary Foley Benson at age 21 in 1926 when she was employed by the USDA.
This image shows scientific illustrator Mary Foley Benson at age 21 in 1926 when she was employed by the USDA.

This image shows scientific illustrator Mary Foley Benson at age 21 in 1926 when she was employed by the USDA.

Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, confer on a display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, confer on a display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum and Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, confer on a display. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum's live
Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum's live "petting zoo." Visitors can hold, pet and take images of them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum's live "petting zoo." Visitors can hold, pet and take images of them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A stick insect, aka walking stick, crawls on an arm at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Live insects are part of the museum's petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A stick insect, aka walking stick, crawls on an arm at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Live insects are part of the museum's petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A stick insect, aka walking stick, crawls on an arm at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Live insects are part of the museum's petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 4:32 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

How to Find a Praying Mantis in the Wild

If you're trying to find a praying mantis in the wild, go where the food source is. Sounds pretty easy, right? But oh, they're camouflaged. They lie...

A praying mantis, a Stagmomantis limbata, hides beneath an African blue basil leaf in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A praying mantis, a Stagmomantis limbata, hides beneath an African blue basil leaf in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A praying mantis, a Stagmomantis limbata, hides beneath an African blue basil leaf in a Vacaville pollinator garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This praying mantis, a Stagmomantis limbata, hanging out in the African blue basil leaf, scouts for bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This praying mantis, a Stagmomantis limbata, hanging out in the African blue basil leaf, scouts for bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This praying mantis, a Stagmomantis limbata, hanging out in the African blue basil leaf, scouts for bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 4:41 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

An Interview with a Budding Scientist

Teach 'em young, they say. Encourage them to learn about insects, spiders and other critters at a young age. When you first meet Brandon DeGroot, 6,...

Brandon DeGroot,6, examines the bug he just collected outside McCormack Hall, Solano County Fairgrounds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Brandon DeGroot,6, examines the bug he just collected outside McCormack Hall, Solano County Fairgrounds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brandon DeGroot,6, examines the bug he just collected outside McCormack Hall, Solano County Fairgrounds. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brandon DeGroot monitors how a bug crawls. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Brandon DeGroot monitors how a bug crawls. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brandon DeGroot monitors how a bug crawls. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brandon DeGroot gets a closer look at his bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Brandon DeGroot gets a closer look at his bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brandon DeGroot gets a closer look at his bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When you first meet 6-year-old Brandon DeGroot, he'll tell you
When you first meet 6-year-old Brandon DeGroot, he'll tell you "I love spiders and snakes" and he'll flash a big smile. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When you first meet 6-year-old Brandon DeGroot, he'll tell you "I love spiders and snakes" and he'll flash a big smile. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 11:16 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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