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The Monarchs at the Bohart Museum of Entomology

When visitors flock to the 11 museums or collections during the 12th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 18 and stop at...

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, holds a drawer of monarchs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, holds a drawer of monarchs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, holds a drawer of monarchs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Michael Silva (back at right), a biotechnology professor at Solano Community College and a member of the Vacaville City Council, recently visited the Bohart with his sons Jovanni, 12, and Benjamin, 6. With them are Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and Lepidoptera collection curator Jeff Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Michael Silva (back at right), a biotechnology professor at Solano Community College and a member of the Vacaville City Council, recently visited the Bohart with his sons Jovanni, 12, and Benjamin, 6. With them are Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and Lepidoptera collection curator Jeff Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Michael Silva (back at right), a biotechnology professor at Solano Community College and a member of the Vacaville City Council, recently visited the Bohart with his sons Jovanni, 12, and Benjamin, 6. With them are Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and Lepidoptera collection curator Jeff Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 3:36 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

'A Water Leak' That Turned Into a Surprise Birthday Party

It's Saturday night, and UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, is home, thinking about "what's for...

Associate dean Jason Bond leads professor Lynn Kimsey into the Bohart Museum after informing her of
Associate dean Jason Bond leads professor Lynn Kimsey into the Bohart Museum after informing her of "the water leakage." At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle from the Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Associate dean Jason Bond leads professor Lynn Kimsey into the Bohart Museum after informing her of "the water leakage." At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle from the Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Surprise! Happy birthday! Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, reacts to the surprise birthday party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Surprise! Happy birthday! Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, reacts to the surprise birthday party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Surprise! Happy birthday! Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, reacts to the surprise birthday party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler crowns Lynn Kimsey with a birthday hat. At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler crowns Lynn Kimsey with a birthday hat. At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart research associate Brittany Kohler crowns Lynn Kimsey with a birthday hat. At right is doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor and Bohart Museum scientist Fran Keller and professor Lynn Kimsey share cake and laughter. Keller received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, studying with Kimsey.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Folsom Lake College professor and Bohart Museum scientist Fran Keller and professor Lynn Kimsey share cake and laughter. Keller received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, studying with Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor and Bohart Museum scientist Fran Keller and professor Lynn Kimsey share cake and laughter. Keller received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, studying with Kimsey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor Fran Keller and UC Davis  professor Lynn Kimsey cut the cake. At right is Bohart collection manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Folsom Lake College professor Fran Keller and UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey cut the cake. At right is Bohart collection manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Folsom Lake College professor Fran Keller and UC Davis professor Lynn Kimsey cut the cake. At right is Bohart collection manager Brennen Dyer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a wrap!
It's a wrap! "Birthday gal" Lynn Kimsey unfurls the wrapping of a gift. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a wrap! "Birthday gal" Lynn Kimsey unfurls the wrapping of a gift. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A 10-inch radio-controlled tarantula, guided by Lynn Kimsey, patrols the floor of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A 10-inch radio-controlled tarantula, guided by Lynn Kimsey, patrols the floor of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A 10-inch radio-controlled tarantula, guided by Lynn Kimsey, patrols the floor of the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 3:18 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation

Beetle Mania to Descend on the Bohart

The beetles are coming! The beetles are coming! From boring beetles to burying beetles...and beetles from Belize and more... And you're...

Cal Fire senior environmental specialist Curtis Ewing shows a coast live oak with cankers and flatheaded borer damage.
Cal Fire senior environmental specialist Curtis Ewing shows a coast live oak with cankers and flatheaded borer damage.

Cal Fire senior environmental specialist Curtis Ewing shows a coast live oak with cankers and flatheaded borer damage.

Children's activities by Project Learning Tree will be among the featured activities at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 22.
Children's activities by Project Learning Tree will be among the featured activities at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 22.

Children's activities by Project Learning Tree will be among the featured activities at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Jan. 22.

Posted on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 4:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Beetles from Belize at the Bohart Museum Open House

Beetles from Belize at the Bohart! The Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on beetles, set Sunday, Jan. 22, will include "Beetles in...

Professor Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College and a Bohart Museum of Entomology scientist, is shown here wearing her Bohart Museum rhinoceros beetle shirt at Kensington Palace.  Keller taught science to community college students in London during the fall semester. She designed this beetle, which is available in the Bohart Museum gift shop.
Professor Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College and a Bohart Museum of Entomology scientist, is shown here wearing her Bohart Museum rhinoceros beetle shirt at Kensington Palace. Keller taught science to community college students in London during the fall semester. She designed this beetle, which is available in the Bohart Museum gift shop.

Professor Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College and a Bohart Museum of Entomology scientist, is shown here wearing her Bohart Museum rhinoceros beetle shirt at Kensington Palace. Keller taught science to community college students in London during the fall semester. She designed this beetle, which is available in the Bohart Museum gift shop.

Some of the insects collected during a Bio Blitz in Belize for the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Fran Keller)
Some of the insects collected during a Bio Blitz in Belize for the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Fran Keller)

Some of the insects collected during a Bio Blitz in Belize for the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Fran Keller)

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 3:58 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Up, Close and Personal with Beetles

Seen any lady beetles, aka ladybugs, in your yard this year? Now that the sun's out and the worst California storms are over, check your yard for...

A birds-eye-view of a wintering  agave. Can you spot the lady beetles, aka ladybugs? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A birds-eye-view of a wintering agave. Can you spot the lady beetles, aka ladybugs? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A birds-eye-view of a wintering agave. Can you spot the lady beetles, aka ladybugs? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Closer...The camera zooms in on a pair of lady beetles on the agave. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Closer...The camera zooms in on a pair of lady beetles on the agave. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Closer...The camera zooms in on a pair of lady beetles on the agave. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Closer and closer. The agave plant looks like bunched-up, red-tipped asparagus from this view. The lady beetles are clearly visible. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Closer and closer. The agave plant looks like bunched-up, red-tipped asparagus from this view. The lady beetles are clearly visible. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Closer and closer. The agave plant looks like bunched-up, red-tipped asparagus from this view. The lady beetles are clearly visible. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Closer still. The ruby-red lady beetles are threading through the plant leaves to soak up some sun after the massive California storms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Closer still. The ruby-red lady beetles are threading through the plant leaves to soak up some sun after the massive California storms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Closer still. The ruby-red lady beetles are threading through the plant leaves to soak up some sun after the massive California storms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 3:55 PM
Tags: agave (1), beetles (16), Bohart Museum of Entomology (549), lady beetles (48), ladybugs (50), Lynn Kimsey (394), open house (67)
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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