Posts Tagged: open house
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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)
Bohart Museum Open House: Many Legs, Many Eyes, Many Ears, Many Hands
The UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology open house, "Many-Legged Wonders,"...
UC Davis doctoral student Emma Jochim answers questions at her station. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Researcher James Starrett, a project scientist in the Jason Bond lab who holds a doctorate in genetics, genomics and bioinformatics from UC Riverside, fields questions about Princess Herbert, a 20-year-old tarantula that's a tenant in the Bohart Museum live petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Kim Crawford of Cameron Park and her daughter, Emma, 10, hold millipedes. At left (foreground) is doctoral candidate Xavier Zahnle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Doctoral candidate Xavier Zahnle greets visitors at the Bohart Museum open house. More than 350 attended. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Insect enthusiast Rose Hager, 9, of Davis, wore her "I Love Bugs" t-shirt. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)