Posts Tagged: UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day
Talk about those tenacious tidy tips. And those picture-perfect phacelias. When you attend the UC...
A honey bee foraging on a desert bell, Phacelia campanularia, an annual herb that is native to California. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A sign defines the Biological Orchard and Gardens (BOG). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You won't want to miss this. And what an opportunity to ask questions! Three noted UC Davis...
Art Shapiro, distinguished professor of evolution and ecology in the Argentine Andes during a Laguna del Diamante field trip.
Professor Gabrielle Nevitt with a blackbrowed albatross.
Research ecologist Melanie Truan with a poster showcasing her work.
You'll see an owl butterfly at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. You'll see a great-horned owl at...
Missy Gable, director of the UC Master Gardener Program, shows her children Emma and Bran how to use a bee vacuum device at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Missy, then Missy Borel, served as the founding manager of the haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematologist and doctoral student Corwin Parker examines a nematode specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A chocolate tree? You bet! Ernesto Sandoval, collections manager at the Botanical Conservatory, checks out a cacao tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
'Tis the season of giving, and the ninth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, set for...
This is the ceramic-mosaic sculpture, "Miss Bee Haven," which anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. It is the work of Davis-based artist Donna Billick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum of Entomology houses some 8 million specimens, but also has a gift shop and a live "petting zoo." The zoo includes Madagascar hissing cockroaches, stick insects and tarantulas (pictured). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day will feature 13 museums or collections. Here volunteer Billy Thien of the Raptor Center shows a golden eagle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
When you're 5 years old, the world is full of wonders. Especially when your mother takes you to...
UC Davis employee Michele Belden shows her son, Cash, 5, some of the butterflies in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Belden manages the Aggie Surplus, formerly Bargain Barn, on campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepidoptera section at the Bohart Museum, shows a drawer full of butterflies to Michelle Belden and son, Cash, 5. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Lepitopdera section at the Bohart Museum, talks to Michelle Belden and son, Cash, 5. In back is Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas, naturalist and photographer who helps conduct the butterfly/moth specimen tours. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cash Belden, 5, smiles at the camera as he stands next to a drawer full of monarch specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)