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Solano Third Graders Learn the ABC's (of Bugs) from Bohart Museum at Youth Ag Day

Tabatha Yang (center) education and outreach coordinator for the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks to visitors at the Youth Ag Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Talk about the ABC's! The 3000 third graders who attended the annual Youth Ag Day on Tuesday, March 14 on the Solano County Fairgrounds, Vallejo, learned their ABC's--of bugs--at the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology's booth. A is for...

Tabatha Yang (center) education and outreach coordinator for the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks to visitors at the Youth Ag Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tabatha Yang (center) education and outreach coordinator for the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks to visitors at the Youth Ag Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang (center) education and outreach coordinator for the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks to visitors at the Youth Ag Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Parras McGrath greets the third graders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Parras McGrath greets the third graders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Parras McGrath greets the third graders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was like a photo shoot at the Bohart Museum's booth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It was like a photo shoot at the Bohart Museum's booth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was like a photo shoot at the Bohart Museum's booth. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A wide array of expressions at the Bohart Museum booth. At right are Noah Crockette and Tabatha Yang of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A wide array of expressions at the Bohart Museum booth. At right are Noah Crockette and Tabatha Yang of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A wide array of expressions at the Bohart Museum booth. At right are Noah Crockette and Tabatha Yang of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eager third graders ask Parris McGrath if they can hold the Madagascar hissing cockroaches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Eager third graders ask Parris McGrath if they can hold the Madagascar hissing cockroaches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eager third graders ask Parris McGrath if they can hold the Madagascar hissing cockroaches. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist and Bohart Associate Alex Nguyen answers questions about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist and Bohart Associate Alex Nguyen answers questions about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist and Bohart Associate Alex Nguyen answers questions about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Associate Noah Crockette enjoys talking about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Associate Noah Crockette enjoys talking about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Associate Noah Crockette enjoys talking about insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 5:24 PM

Wouldn't You Like to Be a Long-Horned Beetle?

UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier as a cerambycidae beetle (long-horned beetle). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You just can't beat those Halloween costumes at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's annual membership party. By now, you've probably seen the peacock jumping spider costume created and worn by UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Wade...

UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier as a cerambycidae beetle (long-horned beetle). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier as a cerambycidae beetle (long-horned beetle). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student Laurie Casebier as a cerambycidae beetle (long-horned beetle). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Benjamin Maples as a praying mantis.  At right is graduate student Ziad Khouri. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Benjamin Maples as a praying mantis. At right is graduate student Ziad Khouri. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology undergraduate student Benjamin Maples as a praying mantis. At right is graduate student Ziad Khouri. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis faculy member/forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey in his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis faculy member/forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey in his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis faculy member/forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey in his ghillie suit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The look-a-likes: (from left) entomology undergraduate student Maia Lundy and entomology graduate Alex Nguyen,  and graduate student Joel Hernandez and UC Davis alumnus Melissa Cruz as lumberjacks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The look-a-likes: (from left) entomology undergraduate student Maia Lundy and entomology graduate Alex Nguyen, and graduate student Joel Hernandez and UC Davis alumnus Melissa Cruz as lumberjacks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The look-a-likes: (from left) entomology undergraduate student Maia Lundy and entomology graduate Alex Nguyen, and graduate student Joel Hernandez and UC Davis alumnus Melissa Cruz as lumberjacks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 6:19 PM

Mighty Mites

Get parasitized! The sign at the Bohart Museum says it all. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The creative folks at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, have done it again. Among the many activities at their recent "Snuggle Bugs" open house was a "mite/art station." Visitors were given a paper plate and invited to draw a mite, or other...

Get parasitized! The sign at the Bohart Museum says it all. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Get parasitized! The sign at the Bohart Museum says it all. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Get parasitized! The sign at the Bohart Museum says it all. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 10:30 PM
 
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