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Bohart Museum of Entomology: 'Be Curious'

It's Saturday, Feb. 10 and it's the 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. It's a Super Science Day...

UC Davis professor Jason Bond, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterly specimens to Woodland residents Olive Smith, 8, and her mother Sarah Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis professor Jason Bond, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterly specimens to Woodland residents Olive Smith, 8, and her mother Sarah Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis professor Jason Bond, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows butterly specimens to Woodland residents Olive Smith, 8, and her mother Sarah Smith. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab answers questions about spiders at the Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab answers questions about spiders at the Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Jason Bond lab answers questions about spiders at the Biodiversity Museum Day at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) of the Department of Entomology and Nematology and  postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, answer questions from visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. Korneyev holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) of the Department of Entomology and Nematology and postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, answer questions from visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. Korneyev holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) of the Department of Entomology and Nematology and postdoctoral researcher Severyn Korneyev, a Ukrainian entomologist who studies flies, answer questions from visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. Korneyev holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor and ant specialist Phil Ward and lab members answer question about ants. With him are doctoral candidate Ziv Lieberman and research assistant Brittany Kohler, who seeks to enroll as a doctoral student at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor and ant specialist Phil Ward and lab members answer question about ants. With him are doctoral candidate Ziv Lieberman and research assistant Brittany Kohler, who seeks to enroll as a doctoral student at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor and ant specialist Phil Ward and lab members answer question about ants. With him are doctoral candidate Ziv Lieberman and research assistant Brittany Kohler, who seeks to enroll as a doctoral student at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Margo Rubin, 5, squints to get a better look through the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Margo Rubin, 5, squints to get a better look through the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Margo Rubin, 5, squints to get a better look through the microscope. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024 at 5:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation

UC Davis Program on Feb. 7: Celebrating Our Newest Emeriti

Seventy-three is the magic number. When Distinguished Professor Walter Leal celebrates the newest UC Davis faculty retirees with a special...

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Emerita Lynn Kimsey, former director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, retired Jan. 31. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Distinguished Professor Emerita Lynn Kimsey, former director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, retired Jan. 31. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Emerita Lynn Kimsey, former director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, retired Jan. 31. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Emeritus Art Shapiro monitoring the butterfly population in Gates Canyon, Vacaville, on Jan. 25, 2014. He is newly retired from the Department of Evolution and Ecology. Before joining that department, he was an adjunct professor with the Department of Entomology, now the Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Distinguished Professor Emeritus Art Shapiro monitoring the butterfly population in Gates Canyon, Vacaville, on Jan. 25, 2014. He is newly retired from the Department of Evolution and Ecology. Before joining that department, he was an adjunct professor with the Department of Entomology, now the Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Emeritus Art Shapiro monitoring the butterfly population in Gates Canyon, Vacaville, on Jan. 25, 2014. He is newly retired from the Department of Evolution and Ecology. Before joining that department, he was an adjunct professor with the Department of Entomology, now the Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 9:55 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

'The Girl in the Red Boots' Has Retired

"The Girl in the Red Boots" has retired. That would be UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey,  director of the Bohart Museum of...

Professor (and now retiree) Lynn Kimsey (seated), former director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, is honored at a birthday celebration on Feb. 1. With her from left are doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Bond lab; Professor Jason Bond, newly selected director of the Bohart Museum; and entomology researcher Tom Zavortink of the Bohart. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)
Professor (and now retiree) Lynn Kimsey (seated), former director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, is honored at a birthday celebration on Feb. 1. With her from left are doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Bond lab; Professor Jason Bond, newly selected director of the Bohart Museum; and entomology researcher Tom Zavortink of the Bohart. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)

Professor (and now retiree) Lynn Kimsey (seated), former director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, is honored at a birthday celebration on Feb. 1. With her from left are doctoral student Iris Quayle of the Bond lab; Professor Jason Bond, newly selected director of the Bohart Museum; and entomology researcher Tom Zavortink of the Bohart. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)

Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 5:07 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

The Ladybug: Luck Be a Lady?

It's not often that entomology and football mesh.  But that was the case when San Francisco 49'ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk credited his...

A portrait of a lady beetle, aka ladybug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A portrait of a lady beetle, aka ladybug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A portrait of a lady beetle, aka ladybug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lady beetle, aka ladybug, devouring an aphid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lady beetle, aka ladybug, devouring an aphid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lady beetle, aka ladybug, devouring an aphid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Is there an aphid out there for me, or another football game to win? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Is there an aphid out there for me, or another football game to win? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Is there an aphid out there for me, or another football game to win? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 29, 2024 at 4:50 PM

Social Wasps Are Great Artists and Architects, But So Are....

When it comes to building nests, social wasps are great artists and architects. But so were the participants in the family arts-and-crafts activity...

Bohart Museum of Entomology set out instructions on how to make a paper mache wasp nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum of Entomology set out instructions on how to make a paper mache wasp nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum of Entomology set out instructions on how to make a paper mache wasp nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Skylan Potter, 11, of Sacramento works on creating a wasp nest at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. In back are her mother, Camille Potter, and baby brother, Kehlan Kaufeldt, age 1; Tabatha Yang, Bohart education and outreach coordinator and Bohart associate Andrew Logan, who staffed the table. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Skylan Potter, 11, of Sacramento works on creating a wasp nest at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. In back are her mother, Camille Potter, and baby brother, Kehlan Kaufeldt, age 1; Tabatha Yang, Bohart education and outreach coordinator and Bohart associate Andrew Logan, who staffed the table. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Skylan Potter, 11, of Sacramento works on creating a wasp nest at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house. In back are her mother, Camille Potter, and baby brother, Kehlan Kaufeldt, age 1; Tabatha Yang, Bohart education and outreach coordinator and Bohart associate Andrew Logan, who staffed the table. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Skylan Potter displays her newly created social wasp nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Skylan Potter displays her newly created social wasp nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Skylan Potter displays her newly created social wasp nest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Camille Potter and her daughter, Skylan and son, Kehlan, Sacramento, admire a species of robber fly (family Asilidae) at the entrance to the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Camille Potter and her daughter, Skylan and son, Kehlan, Sacramento, admire a species of robber fly (family Asilidae) at the entrance to the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Camille Potter and her daughter, Skylan and son, Kehlan, Sacramento, admire a species of robber fly (family Asilidae) at the entrance to the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate and entomologist Sandy Shanks (right) and researcher and retired senior museum scientist Steve Heydon (partially hidden) answer questions about Hymenoptera. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate and entomologist Sandy Shanks (right) and researcher and retired senior museum scientist Steve Heydon (partially hidden) answer questions about Hymenoptera. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate and entomologist Sandy Shanks (right) and researcher and retired senior museum scientist Steve Heydon (partially hidden) answer questions about Hymenoptera. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distingished professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answers questions on social wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distingished professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answers questions on social wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distingished professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answers questions on social wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024 at 1:52 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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