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Will Travel for Bugs! Bohart Museum Featuring Global Collections on UC Davis Picnic Day

Scores of visitors will tour the Bohart Museum of Entomology on UC Davis Picnic Day, Saturday, April 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You don't have to travel the world to see insects. You can see them at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the campuswide UC Davis Picnic Day, set Saturday, April 13. The theme is "Will Travel for Bugs: The Bohart Museum of Entomology's Collections...

Scores of visitors will tour the Bohart Museum of Entomology on UC Davis Picnic Day, Saturday, April 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Scores of visitors will tour the Bohart Museum of Entomology on UC Davis Picnic Day, Saturday, April 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Scores of visitors will tour the Bohart Museum of Entomology on UC Davis Picnic Day, Saturday, April 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the butterfly and moth section at the Bohart Museum. Here he holds morpho butterfly specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garv
Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the butterfly and moth section at the Bohart Museum. Here he holds morpho butterfly specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garv

Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the butterfly and moth section at the Bohart Museum. Here he holds morpho butterfly specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum is the home of nearly eight million insect specimens, collected throughout the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum is the home of nearly eight million insect specimens, collected throughout the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum is the home of nearly eight million insect specimens, collected throughout the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yes, I'll Have Some Mustard, Please!

A pollen-laden honey bee heads for more pollen and nectar on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yes, I'll have some mustard, please. Yes, both the pollen and the nectar, thank you. We watched a honey bee buzz into our little mustard patch,  her proboscis (tongue) extended, and pollen weighting her down. If she were at the airport, someone...

A pollen-laden honey bee heads for more pollen and nectar on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A pollen-laden honey bee heads for more pollen and nectar on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A pollen-laden honey bee heads for more pollen and nectar on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollen-packing honey bee is a sight to see amid the mustard blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pollen-packing honey bee is a sight to see amid the mustard blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollen-packing honey bee is a sight to see amid the mustard blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollen or nectar? Both please, says the honey bee as she forages on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pollen or nectar? Both please, says the honey bee as she forages on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollen or nectar? Both please, says the honey bee as she forages on mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bugs and Beat: Talented UC Davis Graduate Students Form Insect-Themed Band

Yao-“Fruit-Fly”-Cai has been playing drums since age 17. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you missed hearing The Entomology Band performing in front of Briggs Hall during the recent UC Davis Picnic Day, not to worry. They're featured in a recent Entomology Today blog, published by the Entomological Society of America (and written by yours...

Yao-“Fruit-Fly”-Cai has been playing drums since age 17. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Yao-“Fruit-Fly”-Cai has been playing drums since age 17. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yao-“Fruit-Fly”-Cai has been playing drums since age 17. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Entomology Band performing in front of Briggs Hall. From left are Jill Oberski, Zach Griebenow, Brendon Boudinot, Yao Cai, Wei Lin, Jackson Audley and Christine Tabuloc.
The Entomology Band performing in front of Briggs Hall. From left are Jill Oberski, Zach Griebenow, Brendon Boudinot, Yao Cai, Wei Lin, Jackson Audley and Christine Tabuloc.

The Entomology Band performing in front of Briggs Hall. From left are Jill Oberski, Zach Griebenow, Brendon Boudinot, Yao Cai, Wei Lin, Jackson Audley and Christine Tabuloc.

Group photo: In front is Yao Cai. The three in the second row are (from left) Jill Oberski, Brendon Boudinot and Christine Tabuloc. In back (from left) are Zachary Griebenow, Jackson Audley and Wei Lin.
Group photo: In front is Yao Cai. The three in the second row are (from left) Jill Oberski, Brendon Boudinot and Christine Tabuloc. In back (from left) are Zachary Griebenow, Jackson Audley and Wei Lin.

Group photo: In front is Yao Cai. The three in the second row are (from left) Jill Oberski, Brendon Boudinot and Christine Tabuloc. In back (from left) are Zachary Griebenow, Jackson Audley and Wei Lin.

Fly Fishers of Davis: Tying One On

While mom (right) observes, Steven Mao, 7, of Davis, watches Dave Driscoll of the Fly Fishers of Davis tie a fly during the 104th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was difficult to say who enjoyed this event  the most: the Fly Fishers of Davis demonstrating how to tie flies, or the youngsters watching them. The occasion: The traditional fly-tying demonstrations by the Fly Fishers of Davis in Briggs Hall,...

While mom (right) observes, Steven Mao, 7, of Davis, watches Dave Driscoll of the Fly Fishers of Davis tie a fly during the 104th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
While mom (right) observes, Steven Mao, 7, of Davis, watches Dave Driscoll of the Fly Fishers of Davis tie a fly during the 104th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

While mom (right) observes, Steven Mao, 7, of Davis, watches Dave Driscoll of the Fly Fishers of Davis tie a fly during the 104th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is how you do it, Fly Fisher Dave Driscoll of Vacaville tells Steven Mao, 7, of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is how you do it, Fly Fisher Dave Driscoll of Vacaville tells Steven Mao, 7, of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is how you do it, Fly Fisher Dave Driscoll of Vacaville tells Steven Mao, 7, of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steven Mao is totally fascinated with Dave Driscoll's fly-tying demonstration. An avid angler, Driscoll retired in 2004 as a Solano County deputy district attorney. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Steven Mao is totally fascinated with Dave Driscoll's fly-tying demonstration. An avid angler, Driscoll retired in 2004 as a Solano County deputy district attorney. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Steven Mao is totally fascinated with Dave Driscoll's fly-tying demonstration. An avid angler, Driscoll retired in 2004 as a Solano County deputy district attorney. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

All finished, and it's yours! Steven Mao gratefully accepts the gift from mentor Dave Driscoll. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
All finished, and it's yours! Steven Mao gratefully accepts the gift from mentor Dave Driscoll. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

All finished, and it's yours! Steven Mao gratefully accepts the gift from mentor Dave Driscoll. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 5:43 PM
Focus Area Tags: Family Innovation

The Doctor Is In: 'Bug Me'

Bug Doctor Brendon Boudinot answers a question from Lilliana Phillips, 5, of Carmichael, as her father, William Phillips, watches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The handwritten sign at the "Bug Doctor" booth at Briggs Hall during the 104th annual UC Davis Picnic Day read "Bug Me with Questions." And attendees did. They asked questions, expressed concerns, and offered comments. Members of the UC Davis...

Bug Doctor Brendon Boudinot answers a question from Lilliana Phillips, 5, of Carmichael, as her father, William Phillips, watches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bug Doctor Brendon Boudinot answers a question from Lilliana Phillips, 5, of Carmichael, as her father, William Phillips, watches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bug Doctor Brendon Boudinot answers a question from Lilliana Phillips, 5, of Carmichael, as her father, William Phillips, watches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology fields a question from a
Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology fields a question from a "client" at the Bug Doctor booth at the 104th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology fields a question from a "client" at the Bug Doctor booth at the 104th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ant specialist Zachary Griebenow, a first-year doctoral student in the Phil Ward lab, answers a question in the Bug Doctor booth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ant specialist Zachary Griebenow, a first-year doctoral student in the Phil Ward lab, answers a question in the Bug Doctor booth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ant specialist Zachary Griebenow, a first-year doctoral student in the Phil Ward lab, answers a question in the Bug Doctor booth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lilliana Philips, 5, of Carmichael, listens intently as Bug Doctor Zachary Griebenow answers her question:
Lilliana Philips, 5, of Carmichael, listens intently as Bug Doctor Zachary Griebenow answers her question: "Do bugs get ear infections?" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lilliana Philips, 5, of Carmichael, listens intently as Bug Doctor Zachary Griebenow answers her question: "Do bugs get ear infections?" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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