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So Much to See, Do and Touch at Bohart Museum of Entomology

So much to see, do and touch at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the 109th annual campuswide UC Davis Picnic Day. The theme: Bugs, Boom,...

Milo Buterbaugh, 2, of Vacaville, accompanied by his father, Dylan Buterbaugh, gets acquainted with a walking stick held by Bohart associate Christofer Brothers, a UC Davis animal behavior doctoral candidate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Milo Buterbaugh, 2, of Vacaville, accompanied by his father, Dylan Buterbaugh, gets acquainted with a walking stick held by Bohart associate Christofer Brothers, a UC Davis animal behavior doctoral candidate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Milo Buterbaugh, 2, of Vacaville, accompanied by his father, Dylan Buterbaugh, gets acquainted with a walking stick held by Bohart associate Christofer Brothers, a UC Davis animal behavior doctoral candidate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Colorful butterflies, from morphos to monarchs, drew the attention of visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Colorful butterflies, from morphos to monarchs, drew the attention of visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Colorful butterflies, from morphos to monarchs, drew the attention of visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, fields questions from the crowd at UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, fields questions from the crowd at UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, fields questions from the crowd at UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ever touched a Madagascar hissing cockroach? Many visitors to the Bohart Museum of Entomology did on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ever touched a Madagascar hissing cockroach? Many visitors to the Bohart Museum of Entomology did on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ever touched a Madagascar hissing cockroach? Many visitors to the Bohart Museum of Entomology did on UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 6:11 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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

Something 'Bugging' You? Ask the Bug Doctors

Do you have an insect question? Ask it at the "Doctor Is In" bug booth at Briggs Hall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 15 during the...

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Zachary "Zach" Griebenow, a doctoral candidate in the Phil Ward lab, is ready to answer your questions about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Zachary "Zach" Griebenow, a doctoral candidate in the Phil Ward lab, is ready to answer your questions about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brendon Boudinot of the Phil Ward lab staffed the Bug Doctor booth in 2019.  Boudinot, who received his doctorate in 2020, is now an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Brendon Boudinot of the Phil Ward lab staffed the Bug Doctor booth in 2019. Boudinot, who received his doctorate in 2020, is now an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brendon Boudinot of the Phil Ward lab staffed the Bug Doctor booth in 2019. Boudinot, who received his doctorate in 2020, is now an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 at 5:05 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Bohart: Bugs, Boom, Bang!

Talk about alliteration! Bohart: Bugs, Boom, Bang! That's the theme of the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house when the scientists and...

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 10:45 AM
Tags: bang (1), Bohart Museum of Entomology (626), boom (1), bugs (15), gift shop (10), hiss (1), insects (81), Lynn Kimsey (431), petting zoo (8), UC Davis Picnic Day (68)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Maggot Art at UC Davis Picnic Day: Just Me and My Maggot

Do you like to blend science with art, or is there a budding young artist in your family? Then you may want to create Maggot Art, a hands-on...

So many colors to choose from! A young artist working on his Maggot Art. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
So many colors to choose from! A young artist working on his Maggot Art. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So many colors to choose from! A young artist working on his Maggot Art. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands reach for more maggots. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hands reach for more maggots. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands reach for more maggots. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A work of art: Maggot Art being done at a UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A work of art: Maggot Art being done at a UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A work of art: Maggot Art being done at a UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2023 at 3:50 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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