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Meet Forensic Entomologist Danielle Wishon at the Bohart Museum Open House Jan. 12

Danielle Wishon, shown here in 2011 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will be back at the Bohart on Saturday, Jan. 12 to participate in an open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When you attend the open house on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology (you know you want to!), be sure to meet forensic entomologist Danielle Wishon. She's one of the 10 fly researchers who will greet the public and answer questions...

Danielle Wishon, shown here in 2011 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will be back at the Bohart on Saturday, Jan. 12 to participate in an open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Danielle Wishon, shown here in 2011 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will be back at the Bohart on Saturday, Jan. 12 to participate in an open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Danielle Wishon, shown here in 2011 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will be back at the Bohart on Saturday, Jan. 12 to participate in an open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Feeding Time for Bed Bugs: From Flat to Fat in Minutes

Nematologist/parasitologist Lauren Camp, who received her doctorate at UC Davis last December, volunteered for the bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brother, sister...can you spare a meal? If you're rearing a bed bug colony, they need blood. Yours, if you don't mind. Someone else's, if there's no one else around. A big draw at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's recent open house, "Parasite...

Nematologist/parasitologist Lauren Camp, who received her doctorate at UC Davis last December, volunteered for the bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematologist/parasitologist Lauren Camp, who received her doctorate at UC Davis last December, volunteered for the bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologist/parasitologist Lauren Camp, who received her doctorate at UC Davis last December, volunteered for the bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum visitors crowd around Charlotte Herbert, a graduate student in entomology at UC Davis, as she participates in a bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum visitors crowd around Charlotte Herbert, a graduate student in entomology at UC Davis, as she participates in a bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum visitors crowd around Charlotte Herbert, a graduate student in entomology at UC Davis, as she participates in a bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang (standing at right) explains what bed bug-feeding is all about. Seated is
Tabatha Yang (standing at right) explains what bed bug-feeding is all about. Seated is "blood donor" Lauren Camp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang (standing at right) explains what bed bug-feeding is all about. Seated is "blood donor" Lauren Camp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 4:34 PM

Go Native! Be a Native Bee 'Beekeeper'

Leafcutting bees heading home to their condo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're yearning to be a backyard beekeeper, "go native." "Go native" with native bees, that is. Many folks are building or buying bee condos to provide nesting sites for blue orchard bees (Osmia lignaria)  and leafcutting bees (Megachile...

Leafcutting bees heading home to their condo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Leafcutting bees heading home to their condo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Leafcutting bees heading home to their condo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows Danielle Wishon of the California Department of Food and Agriculture a bee condo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows Danielle Wishon of the California Department of Food and Agriculture a bee condo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, shows Danielle Wishon of the California Department of Food and Agriculture a bee condo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue orchard bees on display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Blue orchard bees on display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blue orchard bees on display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of bee nesting sites shown March 2 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of bee nesting sites shown March 2 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of bee nesting sites shown March 2 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 9:24 PM

Let the Bed Bugs Bite

Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Most of us remember the old nursery rhyme, "Good night, sleep tight, and don't let the bed bugs bite," and vow to do everything we can to avoid any blood-letting. Whether we call them "blood suckers," "menace in the mattress," or "human parasites,"...

Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bed bug scurries away after taking a blood meal. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bed bug scurries away after taking a blood meal. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bed bug scurries away after taking a blood meal. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two bed bugs on Danielle Wishon's arm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two bed bugs on Danielle Wishon's arm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two bed bugs on Danielle Wishon's arm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Danielle Wishon (foreground at left) answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Danielle Wishon (foreground at left) answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Danielle Wishon (foreground at left) answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Bring on the Bed Bugs at the Bohart

Bed bug. (Photo by Piotr Naskrecki,  courtesty of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

They're the bugs you love to hate. Bed bugs, lice, ticks, mites, fleas and mosquitoes.  If you want to see and/or learn more about them, attend the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Snuggle Bugs" open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 12 in Room...

Bed bug. (Photo by Piotr Naskrecki,  courtesty of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)
Bed bug. (Photo by Piotr Naskrecki, courtesty of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

Bed bug. (Photo by Piotr Naskrecki, courtesty of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 9:22 PM

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