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Posts Tagged: Bohart Museum of Entomology

A Story No One Is Letting Robert Washino Forget

Sharing coffee last week at the Bohart Museum were  medical entomologist Robert Washino, emeritus professor and former chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology (now Entomology and Nematology) and Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum and UC Davis professor of entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's a story that no one is letting him forget. Noted medical entomologist Robert "Bob" Washino, emeritus professor of entomology and a veteran academic administrator at UC Davis, was hanging out in his back yard in Davis last spring when...

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 2:55 PM

Highly Successful Biodiversity Museum Day

Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, a bee friendly garden, drew scores of visitors. It's located on Bee Biology Road, west of the central campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

They saw bugs. They saw bones. They saw honey bees. They saw hawks. Those were just a few of the offering at the sixth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, held Saturday, Feb. 18. More than 3000 visitors checked out the offerings. The free...

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 3:40 PM

KUIC Meets the Entomologists and Coco McFluffin

Oh, no, an escapee! Lynn Kimsey (left), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and KUIC host Barbara Hoover share a laugh as a Madagascar hissing cockroach decides not to star but to escape. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was a buggy, sweet kind of day when KUIC Radio 95.3  hosted a coffee break for the Bohart Museum of Entomology and its parent organization, the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. "Live, from the Bohart Museum! It's Wednesday...

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 4:40 PM

UC Davis Puts the 'Bio' in Biodiversity Museum Day

Butterfly specimens will be showcased at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Bio" means "life" or "living things," and that's just what you'll see on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the sixth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. You'll see plenty of life and previous life, from bugs to bones--that is, from walking sticks to...

Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 4:00 PM

A Gathering of Lepidopterists: Who's Who of the Butterfly, Moth Experts

Essig Museum associate Kelly Richers works on underwing moths at the gathering of lepitopderists at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was a gathering of lepidopterists. A veritable Who's Who of lepidopterists. Some 25 lepidopterists and others interested in butterflies and moths gathered recently at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, to work on identifications, share...

Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:19 PM

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