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Why Excitement Surged at the UC Davis Academic Surge Building

Joshua Trombly, 4, eagerly asks for insect identification at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. In back is his brother Daniel, 5. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Excitement surged at the UC Davis Academic Surge Building on Crocker Lane during the recent "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work" (TODS) Day. It was a day for UC Davis employees to bring their offspring to campus to show what they and their peers do,...

Joshua Trombly, 4, eagerly asks for insect identification at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. In back is his brother Daniel, 5. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Joshua Trombly, 4, eagerly asks for insect identification at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. In back is his brother Daniel, 5. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Joshua Trombly, 4, eagerly asks for insect identification at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. In back is his brother Daniel, 5. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Checking out the insect specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology are David and Sarah Trombly and their three sons (from left) Joshua, 4, Daniel, 5, and Joseph, 11 months. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Checking out the insect specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology are David and Sarah Trombly and their three sons (from left) Joshua, 4, Daniel, 5, and Joseph, 11 months. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Checking out the insect specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology are David and Sarah Trombly and their three sons (from left) Joshua, 4, Daniel, 5, and Joseph, 11 months. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (right), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows insect specimens to Amiyah Robinson, 8, and her mother, Chelsy Robinson, who works for Human Resources. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey (right), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows insect specimens to Amiyah Robinson, 8, and her mother, Chelsy Robinson, who works for Human Resources. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (right), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shows insect specimens to Amiyah Robinson, 8, and her mother, Chelsy Robinson, who works for Human Resources. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Wade Spencer, a UC Davis student majoring in entomology, shows jewel beetles to Amiyah Robinson, 8, and her mother, Chelsy Robinson. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Wade Spencer, a UC Davis student majoring in entomology, shows jewel beetles to Amiyah Robinson, 8, and her mother, Chelsy Robinson. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Wade Spencer, a UC Davis student majoring in entomology, shows jewel beetles to Amiyah Robinson, 8, and her mother, Chelsy Robinson. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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Donnelly "Papaya" West of Papaya Pythons, Davis, shows her snakes to Amiyah Robinson, 8, (center) and other excited youngsters and adults at "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work" Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Donnelly "Papaya" West of Papaya Pythons, Davis, shows her snakes to Amiyah Robinson, 8, (center) and other excited youngsters and adults at "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work" Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A rainbow boa inches closer to Amiyah Robinson, 8, while  William Parsons, 6, watches. The Papaya Pythons owner explained
A rainbow boa inches closer to Amiyah Robinson, 8, while William Parsons, 6, watches. The Papaya Pythons owner explained "He thinks you're a tree." Amiyah's mother, Chelsy, works for Human Resources, and William's father, Justin Parsons, with the Chancellor's and Provost Office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A rainbow boa inches closer to Amiyah Robinson, 8, while William Parsons, 6, watches. The Papaya Pythons owner explained "He thinks you're a tree." Amiyah's mother, Chelsy, works for Human Resources, and William's father, Justin Parsons, with the Chancellor's and Provost Office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This Bio Boot Camp Is Just for Teens

The 2011 UC Davis Bio Boot Camp featured a tour of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road. Here the campers crowd around beekeeper Elizabeth Frost as she opens the hive. Frost is now the education officer for honey bees at the Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Teenagers who dig bugs and wildlife biology will love this! The UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology is again sponsoring two summer Bio Boot Camps: one for youths entering the seventh, eighth or ninth grade this fall, and one for youths entering grades...

The 2011 UC Davis Bio Boot Camp featured a tour of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road. Here the campers crowd around beekeeper Elizabeth Frost as she opens the hive. Frost is now the education officer for honey bees at the Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The 2011 UC Davis Bio Boot Camp featured a tour of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road. Here the campers crowd around beekeeper Elizabeth Frost as she opens the hive. Frost is now the education officer for honey bees at the Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The 2011 UC Davis Bio Boot Camp featured a tour of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road. Here the campers crowd around beekeeper Elizabeth Frost as she opens the hive. Frost is now the education officer for honey bees at the Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Berkeley's Sagehen Field Station, near Truckee, is a favorite of scientists. The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology hosted a faculty/graduate student retreat there Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16. Here Professor Phil Ward (far left) searches for ants. (Photo by Sandy Olkowski)
UC Berkeley's Sagehen Field Station, near Truckee, is a favorite of scientists. The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology hosted a faculty/graduate student retreat there Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16. Here Professor Phil Ward (far left) searches for ants. (Photo by Sandy Olkowski)

UC Berkeley's Sagehen Field Station, near Truckee, is a favorite of scientists. The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology hosted a faculty/graduate student retreat there Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16. Here Professor Phil Ward (far left) searches for ants. (Photo by Sandy Olkowski)

Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 3:27 PM

Biodiversity Reigns Supreme

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon shows his son, James, 10, around the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Biodiversity--that's what it's at on Sunday, Feb. 12 at the University of California, Davis.That's when four museums or centers that engage in education and research involving insects, vertebrates or plants will host open houses. And folks will be...

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon shows his son, James, 10, around the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon shows his son, James, 10, around the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon shows his son, James, 10, around the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This Is a 'Bio Boot Camp'

Flame Skimmer

You may have heard about the "Bug Boot Camp" that ant specialist Phil Ward, professor of entomology at the UC Davis Department of Entomology, conducts for graduate and undergraduate students every other summer. The real name of the five-week field...

Flame Skimmer
Flame Skimmer

CAMPERS in the Bio Boot Camp may see this dragonfly, a flame skimmer, on the UC Davis campus or at the Sagehen Creek Field Station. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Great egret
Great egret

YOUTHS participating in Bio Boot Camp may see a variety of birds, including a great egret. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 18, 2011 at 7:58 PM
 
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