Posts Tagged: open house
Don't Miss This Bohart Museum Open House on 'Insects and Forensics'
He's a wealth of information about forensic entomology, and he'll share that with you. Don't miss the Bohart Museum of...
UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert "Bob" Kimsey answering questions at his "Dr. Death" booth in Briggs Hall during the 2023 UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert "Bob" Kimsey in his Briggs Hall office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum Open House: Ants, Hissers, Sticks and More
Come for the ants, stay for the hissers. Or come for the hissers, stay for the ants. Either way, it's all good. When the Bohart Museum of...
A velvety tree ant encounters a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Want to hold a hisser (Madagascar hissing cockroach)? You can at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bees Are Your Buddies; Ants Are Your Friends
If bees are your buddies, ants ought to be your friends, right? Right. They belong to the same order, Hymenoptera, but some folks insist...
These are carpenter ants, Camponotus semitestaceus, as identified by UC Davis 2020 alumnus and ant researcher Brendon Boudinot, an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. (Photo taken in Vacaville, Calif. by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Phil Ward lab members are ready to answer your questions about ants. From left are Jill Oberski and Zach Griebenow, both doctoral candidates, and third-year doctoral student Ziv Lieberman. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
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)
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)
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)
'Undescribed Species' Discovered at the Bohart Museum
"Spiders have been around for 400 million years and they are an incredibly diverse group with more than 50,000 species described with probably...
With UC Davis students (right) assisting at the Bohart Museum arts-and-crafts table, artists create arthropods and other critters, using modeling clay. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Siblings Camryn Baker, 9, Charlotte Baker, 6 and Thomas Baker, 8, all of Davis, finish their clay-modeling projects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Aidan Laurel 3, and sister, Riley Laurel, 7 of Vacaville decide what to make. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
How many legs? Charlotte Baker, 6, of Davis crafted this clay model at the Bohart Museum open house on "Many-Legged Wonders." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)