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Bohart Museum Open House: Dragonflies Rule!

Dragonflies rule! That was the theme of the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 6, and dragonflies do just...

Noted dragonfly expert Rosser Garrison shows a slide of Cora semiopaca at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noted dragonfly expert Rosser Garrison shows a slide of Cora semiopaca at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted dragonfly expert Rosser Garrison shows a slide of Cora semiopaca at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dragonfly experts at the Bohart Museum open house included Sandra Hunt-von Arb, with the Pacific Northwest Biological Resources Consultants, Inc.; Andy Rehn, stream ecologist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Rosser Garrison, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Greg Kareofelas, Bohart associate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dragonfly experts at the Bohart Museum open house included Sandra Hunt-von Arb, with the Pacific Northwest Biological Resources Consultants, Inc.; Andy Rehn, stream ecologist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Rosser Garrison, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Greg Kareofelas, Bohart associate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Dragonfly experts at the Bohart Museum open house included Sandra Hunt-von Arb, with the Pacific Northwest Biological Resources Consultants, Inc.; Andy Rehn, stream ecologist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Rosser Garrison, formerly with the California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Greg Kareofelas, Bohart associate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Christofer Brothers (left), a UC Davis doctoral student studying dragonflies, and Christopher Beatty, a visiting visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, offered their expertise at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Christofer Brothers (left), a UC Davis doctoral student studying dragonflies, and Christopher Beatty, a visiting visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, offered their expertise at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Christofer Brothers (left), a UC Davis doctoral student studying dragonflies, and Christopher Beatty, a visiting visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, offered their expertise at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Christopher Beatty, a visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, is a co-editor and co-author of this newly published book,
Christopher Beatty, a visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, is a co-editor and co-author of this newly published book, "Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research," second edition. Fresh from the printers, it was among the dragonfly books displayed at the open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Christopher Beatty, a visiting scholar in the Program for Conservation Genomics at Stanford University, co-edited this newly published book, "Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research," second edition. Fresh from the printers, it was among the dragonfly books displayed at the open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This Bohart Museum display includes the world's largest dragonfly, Petalura ingentissima, discovered in 1908 in North Queensland, Australia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This Bohart Museum display includes the world's largest dragonfly, Petalura ingentissima, discovered in 1908 in North Queensland, Australia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This Bohart Museum display includes the world's largest dragonfly, Petalura ingentissima, discovered in 1908 in North Queensland, Australia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rosser Garrison answers questions following his seminar on dragonflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Rosser Garrison answers questions following his seminar on dragonflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Rosser Garrison answers questions following his seminar on dragonflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum showcased dragonfly images by Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas. Here Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart, admires a river jewelwing, Calopteryx aequabilis, that Kareofelas photographed at the Klamath River. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum showcased dragonfly images by Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas. Here Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart, admires a river jewelwing, Calopteryx aequabilis, that Kareofelas photographed at the Klamath River. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum showcased dragonfly images by Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas. Here Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart, admires a river jewelwing, Calopteryx aequabilis, that Kareofelas photographed at the Klamath River. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 4:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Spiders Are Awesome!

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what are a series of photos taken at an open house showcasing spiders and other arachnids worth? Photos,...

Shaked Hoffman, 5, of Davis, listens intently to an arachnologist talking about spiders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Shaked Hoffman, 5, of Davis, listens intently to an arachnologist talking about spiders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Shaked Hoffman, 5, of Davis, listens intently to an arachnologist talking about spiders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Marta Erismann, 8, of Sacramento arrives with her father, Fernando Erismann. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Marta Erismann, 8, of Sacramento arrives with her father, Fernando Erismann. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Marta Erismann, 8, of Sacramento arrives with her father, Fernando Erismann. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Alexis Rainwater, 8, of Woodland, delights in chatting with Iris Bright of the Jason Bond lab.
Alexis Rainwater, 8, of Woodland, delights in chatting with Iris Bright of the Jason Bond lab. "Alexis likes spiders," her mother said. "And she's a model." Bright will be a first-year doctoral student in the fall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Alexis Rainwater, 8, of Woodland, delights in chatting with Iris Bright of the Jason Bond lab. "Alexis likes spiders," her mother said. "And she's a model." Bright will be a first-year doctoral student in the fall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eleanor Bielski, 21 months old, is awed by a jarred spider specimen held by her mother, Laura McKay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Eleanor Bielski, 21 months old, is awed by a jarred spider specimen held by her mother, Laura McKay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eleanor Bielski, 21 months old, is awed by a jarred spider specimen held by her mother, Laura McKay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nine-year-old twins Vedant (left) and Siddharth Revo of San Jose participated in all the activities at the open house. Siddharth is holding a spider he crafted.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nine-year-old twins Vedant (left) and Siddharth Revo of San Jose participated in all the activities at the open house. Siddharth is holding a spider he crafted.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nine-year-old twins Vedant (left) and Siddharth Revo of San Jose participated in all the activities at the open house. Siddharth is holding a spider he crafted.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

There were smiles all around at the Bohart Museum/AAS Open house in the Academic Surge Building. A banner,
There were smiles all around at the Bohart Museum/AAS Open house in the Academic Surge Building. A banner, "Eight-Legged Encounters," drew them in. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

There were smiles all around at the Bohart Museum/AAS Open house in the Academic Surge Building. A banner, "Eight-Legged Encounters," drew them in. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 2:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

How Do Monarchs Know When to Migrate? Bohart Museum Open House Jan. 18

How do monarch butterflies know when to migrate? Take the case of a male monarch reared, released and tagged by Steven Johnson in a Washington State...

Eight microscopes will be available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 18. Visitors can view the research projects of doctoral students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Eight microscopes will be available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 18. Visitors can view the research projects of doctoral students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eight microscopes will be available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 18. Visitors can view the research projects of doctoral students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ants will be the topic of Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This image shows emeritus professor Jerry Powell of UC Berkeley identifying insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ants will be the topic of Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This image shows emeritus professor Jerry Powell of UC Berkeley identifying insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ants will be the topic of Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This image shows emeritus professor Jerry Powell of UC Berkeley identifying insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Pest Management

Learn How to Raise Praying Mantids, Butterflies and Other Insects

Ever wanted to raise praying mantids, butterflies, silkworm moths and other insects? Or arachnids such as tarantulas? Scientists at the UC Davis...

Like to learn how to raise silkworm moths? Silkworm moth expert İsmail Şeker  will show his new video about the silkworm moth life cycle at 3 p.m. at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo courtesy of İsmail Şeker)
Like to learn how to raise silkworm moths? Silkworm moth expert İsmail Şeker will show his new video about the silkworm moth life cycle at 3 p.m. at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo courtesy of İsmail Şeker)

Like to learn how to raise silkworm moths? Silkworm moth expert İsmail Şeker will show his new video about the silkworm moth life cycle at 3 p.m. at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. (Photo courtesy of İsmail Şeker)

Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular insect to rear. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular insect to rear. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Madagascar hissing cockroaches are a popular insect to rear. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A praying mantis, Stagmomantis limbata, depositing an egg case, an ootheca. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A praying mantis, Stagmomantis limbata, depositing an egg case, an ootheca. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A praying mantis, Stagmomantis limbata, depositing an egg case, an ootheca. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 6:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Don't Miss This: Maggot Art at the Bohart

Maggot art at the Bohart! That rhymes. And that's what's planned as the family craft activity when the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts an open...

This maggot art is the work of entomologist-artist Diane Ullman, professor of entomology at UC Davis and former chair of the department. She served as the co-founding director of the UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This maggot art is the work of entomologist-artist Diane Ullman, professor of entomology at UC Davis and former chair of the department. She served as the co-founding director of the UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This maggot art is the work of entomologist-artist Diane Ullman, professor of entomology at UC Davis and former chair of the department. She served as the co-founding director of the UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Department of Entomology and Nematology offers maggot art at Briggs Hall during the annual UC Davis Picnic Day. This year's Picnic Day is set April 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The UC Department of Entomology and Nematology offers maggot art at Briggs Hall during the annual UC Davis Picnic Day. This year's Picnic Day is set April 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Department of Entomology and Nematology offers maggot art at Briggs Hall during the annual UC Davis Picnic Day. This year's Picnic Day is set April 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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