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The Art of Maggot Art

They came, they saw, they participated. Youngsters--and the young at heart--headed over to Briggs Hall during the 109th annual campuswide UC Davis...

UC Davis entomologists, first-year doctoral students Abigail Lehner (front) of the Neal Williams lab, and Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab, staff the Maggot Art table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomologists, first-year doctoral students Abigail Lehner (front) of the Neal Williams lab, and Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab, staff the Maggot Art table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomologists, first-year doctoral students Abigail Lehner (front) of the Neal Williams lab, and Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab, staff the Maggot Art table at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab supervises the Maggot Art project, as young artists dip maggots into   water-based, non-toxic paint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab supervises the Maggot Art project, as young artists dip maggots into water-based, non-toxic paint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab supervises the Maggot Art project, as young artists dip maggots into water-based, non-toxic paint. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Watson Owens, 2, of Carmichael, watches a maggot crawl on his Maggot Art project. His father, Sean Owens, is a UC Davis alumnus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Watson Owens, 2, of Carmichael, watches a maggot crawl on his Maggot Art project. His father, Sean Owens, is a UC Davis alumnus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Watson Owens, 2, of Carmichael, watches a maggot crawl on his Maggot Art project. His father, Sean Owens, is a UC Davis alumnus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Winter Owens, 5, of Carmichael, displays her Maggot Art masterpiece. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Winter Owens, 5, of Carmichael, displays her Maggot Art masterpiece. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Winter Owens, 5, of Carmichael, displays her Maggot Art masterpiece. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Maggot Art drying on a bulletin board in Briggs Hall, UC Davis campus. Soon they will be ready to take home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Maggot Art drying on a bulletin board in Briggs Hall, UC Davis campus. Soon they will be ready to take home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Maggot Art drying on a bulletin board in Briggs Hall, UC Davis campus. Soon they will be ready to take home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 5:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

What's a Picnic Without Bugs?

What's a picnic without bugs? UC Davis entomologists--students, faculty, staff and emeriti--will set up educational and entertaining displays at the...

Britanny Kohler, then a member of the UC Davis Entomology Club, works the roach race track in this 2022 image. She is a UC Davis alumna and a research associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Britanny Kohler, then a member of the UC Davis Entomology Club, works the roach race track in this 2022 image. She is a UC Davis alumna and a research associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Britanny Kohler, then a member of the UC Davis Entomology Club, works the roach race track in this 2022 image. She is a UC Davis alumna and a research associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Kyle Eishoff, then of the UC Davis Entomology Club, makes sure the roaches stay in their place. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Kyle Eishoff, then of the UC Davis Entomology Club, makes sure the roaches stay in their place. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Kyle Eishoff, then of the UC Davis Entomology Club, makes sure the roaches stay in their place. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One of the American cockroaches in a  2022 race tries to make a run for it. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
One of the American cockroaches in a 2022 race tries to make a run for it. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One of the American cockroaches in a 2022 race tries to make a run for it. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 3:48 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation

Briggs Hall Showcases Forest, Medical and Agricultural Entomology

If a room could beam, Room 122 of Briggs Hall certainly beamed on Saturday, April 23 during the 108th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. The UC Davis...

The crowd flows into 122 Briggs Hall in the early morning of April 23, UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The crowd flows into 122 Briggs Hall in the early morning of April 23, UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The crowd flows into 122 Briggs Hall in the early morning of April 23, UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student and forest entomologist Crystal Homicz answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student and forest entomologist Crystal Homicz answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student and forest entomologist Crystal Homicz answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert
Forensic entomologist Robert "Dr. Bob" Kimsey talks about the importance of forensic entomology. He is the faculty coordinator of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Picnic Day activities. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert "Dr. Bob" Kimsey talks about the importance of forensic entomology. He is the faculty coordinator of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's Picnic Day activities. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The jars in front of forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey contain maggot specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The jars in front of forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey contain maggot specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The jars in front of forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey contain maggot specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ant posters from the Phil Ward lab drew the attention of these visitors. (Photo by Danielle Rutkowski)
Ant posters from the Phil Ward lab drew the attention of these visitors. (Photo by Danielle Rutkowski)

Ant posters from the Phil Ward lab drew the attention of these visitors. (Photo by Danielle Rutkowski)

A huge sculpture of a praying mantis occupied part of 122 Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A huge sculpture of a praying mantis occupied part of 122 Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A huge sculpture of a praying mantis occupied part of 122 Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Addie Abrams of the agricultural entomology laboratory of Ian Grettenberger fields questions from the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Addie Abrams of the agricultural entomology laboratory of Ian Grettenberger fields questions from the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Addie Abrams of the agricultural entomology laboratory of Ian Grettenberger fields questions from the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

All the insects fascinated   Connor Lemcke, 3, of Davis.
All the insects fascinated Connor Lemcke, 3, of Davis. "He loves bugs," said his mother, Coreen Lemke, a UC Davis alumna. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

All the insects fascinated Connor Lemcke, 3, of Davis. "He loves bugs," said his mother, Coreen Lemke, a UC Davis alumna. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cooperative Extension specialist and agricultural entomologist Ian Grettenberg (far left) responds to questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cooperative Extension specialist and agricultural entomologist Ian Grettenberg (far left) responds to questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cooperative Extension specialist and agricultural entomologist Ian Grettenberg (far left) responds to questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 4:50 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Wouldn't You Like to Be a Larva?

Would you like to be an egg, a larva, a pupa or a fly? That was the question that awaited entomology enthusiasts who descended on Briggs Hall...

UC Davis students Noel Bresson and Jordan King pose at Briggs Hall on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis students Noel Bresson and Jordan King pose at Briggs Hall on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis students Noel Bresson and Jordan King pose at Briggs Hall on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 6:26 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation

Fly Fishers of Davis Make Impact at UC Davis Picnic Day

The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's exhibits at Briggs Hall during the annual UC Davis Picnic Day wouldn't be complete without the...

Ella Eich proudly displays the pink fly created by Paul Berliner of the Fly Fishers of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ella Eich proudly displays the pink fly created by Paul Berliner of the Fly Fishers of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ella Eich proudly displays the pink fly created by Paul Berliner of the Fly Fishers of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Making memories--family members  of Ella Eich take her picture with Paul Berliner of Fly Fishers of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Making memories--family members of Ella Eich take her picture with Paul Berliner of Fly Fishers of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Making memories--family members of Ella Eich take her picture with Paul Berliner of Fly Fishers of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These are some of the flies crafted by the Fly Fishers of Davis and displayed at UC Davis Picnic Day on April 23. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These are some of the flies crafted by the Fly Fishers of Davis and displayed at UC Davis Picnic Day on April 23. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These are some of the flies crafted by the Fly Fishers of Davis and displayed at UC Davis Picnic Day on April 23. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands kept busy at the Fly Fishers of Davis tables at Briggs Hall during the 108th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hands kept busy at the Fly Fishers of Davis tables at Briggs Hall during the 108th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands kept busy at the Fly Fishers of Davis tables at Briggs Hall during the 108th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 5:37 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources

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