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See Bugs, Bees and Nematodes on UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

A six-foot-long mosaic and ceramic sculpture, Miss Beehaven, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's going to be a long weekend, but it's a short one when you consider all the things you can do and see at the eighth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 16. Bring your family. Bring your friends. Bring your camera. The...

A six-foot-long mosaic and ceramic sculpture, Miss Beehaven, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A six-foot-long mosaic and ceramic sculpture, Miss Beehaven, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A six-foot-long mosaic and ceramic sculpture, Miss Beehaven, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. It is the work of Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A colorful--and viable--bee hive at the  Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Bees don't usually fly until the temperature hits 55 degrees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A colorful--and viable--bee hive at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Bees don't usually fly until the temperature hits 55 degrees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A colorful--and viable--bee hive at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. Bees don't usually fly until the temperature hits 55 degrees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis nematologist and graduate student Christopher Pagan (center) greets visitors at a UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis nematologist and graduate student Christopher Pagan (center) greets visitors at a UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis nematologist and graduate student Christopher Pagan (center) greets visitors at a UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterflies are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Butterflies are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Butterflies are a popular attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the Bohart Museum of Entomology, visitors can hold the stick insects. This is a black velvet walking stick with red wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
At the Bohart Museum of Entomology, visitors can hold the stick insects. This is a black velvet walking stick with red wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At the Bohart Museum of Entomology, visitors can hold the stick insects. This is a black velvet walking stick with red wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day: Bugged!

The Design Museum in Room 124 of Cruess Hall will be open during the Biodiversity Museum Day from noon to 4 p.m. The theme:

In some respects, you could say the seventh annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 17 will be bugged! Lots of insects and other arthropods will be among the scores of attractions. The campuswide event, set from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and...

The Design Museum in Room 124 of Cruess Hall will be open during the Biodiversity Museum Day from noon to 4 p.m. The theme:
The Design Museum in Room 124 of Cruess Hall will be open during the Biodiversity Museum Day from noon to 4 p.m. The theme: "It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design." The bee photo is by UC Davis alumnus Alex Wild. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Design Museum in Room 124 of Cruess Hall will be open during the Biodiversity Museum Day from noon to 4 p.m. The theme: "It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design." The bee photo is by UC Davis alumnus Alex Wild. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor emerita Ann Savageau (left) of the Department of Design shows her hornet nest art to Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Many insect specimens are on loan from the Bohart Museum in the Design Museum exhibition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor emerita Ann Savageau (left) of the Department of Design shows her hornet nest art to Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Many insect specimens are on loan from the Bohart Museum in the Design Museum exhibition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor emerita Ann Savageau (left) of the Department of Design shows her hornet nest art to Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Many insect specimens are on loan from the Bohart Museum in the Design Museum exhibition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Thousands crowded into the Bohart Museum of Entomology last year for the Biodiversity Museum Day. This year's event takes place Feb. 17. The Bohart Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Thousands crowded into the Bohart Museum of Entomology last year for the Biodiversity Museum Day. This year's event takes place Feb. 17. The Bohart Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Thousands crowded into the Bohart Museum of Entomology last year for the Biodiversity Museum Day. This year's event takes place Feb. 17. The Bohart Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Chris Casey (left) staff manager of the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, and volunteer assistant Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor at the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. In back is the six-foot-long bee sculpture, Miss Beehaven, by Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Chris Casey (left) staff manager of the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, and volunteer assistant Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor at the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. In back is the six-foot-long bee sculpture, Miss Beehaven, by Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Chris Casey (left) staff manager of the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, and volunteer assistant Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor at the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. In back is the six-foot-long bee sculpture, Miss Beehaven, by Donna Billick of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors to the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Saturday, Feb. 17 will be invited to participate in an educational catch-and-release activity from noon to 4 p.m. They catch bees with a special device, examine them and then release them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors to the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Saturday, Feb. 17 will be invited to participate in an educational catch-and-release activity from noon to 4 p.m. They catch bees with a special device, examine them and then release them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors to the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven on Saturday, Feb. 17 will be invited to participate in an educational catch-and-release activity from noon to 4 p.m. They catch bees with a special device, examine them and then release them. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student and nematologist Christopher Pagan (far left) talks to visitors at the Nematode Collection during the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. The collection will be in the Sciences Laboratory Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student and nematologist Christopher Pagan (far left) talks to visitors at the Nematode Collection during the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. The collection will be in the Sciences Laboratory Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student and nematologist Christopher Pagan (far left) talks to visitors at the Nematode Collection during the 2017 Biodiversity Museum Day. The collection will be in the Sciences Laboratory Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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...

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)
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)

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)

Youths used vacuum devices for catch-and-release of bees at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Youths used vacuum devices for catch-and-release of bees at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youths used vacuum devices for catch-and-release of bees at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith (center), who curates the butterfly and moth collections at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answers questions.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith (center), who curates the butterfly and moth collections at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answers questions.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith (center), who curates the butterfly and moth collections at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answers questions.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bird's eye view of the nematode collection in the Sciences Lab Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A bird's eye view of the nematode collection in the Sciences Lab Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bird's eye view of the nematode collection in the Sciences Lab Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis nematology graduate student Chris Pagan talks to visitors at the nematode collection in the Sciences Lab Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis nematology graduate student Chris Pagan talks to visitors at the nematode collection in the Sciences Lab Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis nematology graduate student Chris Pagan talks to visitors at the nematode collection in the Sciences Lab Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A visitor photographs the skin of a male African lion from Tanzania (1960s). Not much else is known about it, said Andrew Engilis, Jr., curator of the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology. This was part of a display in the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A visitor photographs the skin of a male African lion from Tanzania (1960s). Not much else is known about it, said Andrew Engilis, Jr., curator of the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology. This was part of a display in the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A visitor photographs the skin of a male African lion from Tanzania (1960s). Not much else is known about it, said Andrew Engilis, Jr., curator of the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology. This was part of a display in the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Volunteer Billy Thein shows a golden eagle named
Volunteer Billy Thein shows a golden eagle named "Sullivan" at the California Raptor Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Volunteer Billy Thein shows a golden eagle named "Sullivan" at the California Raptor Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Volunteer Diana Munoz shows a red-shouldered hawk, Mikey, at the California Raptor Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Volunteer Diana Munoz shows a red-shouldered hawk, Mikey, at the California Raptor Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Volunteer Diana Munoz shows a red-shouldered hawk, Mikey, at the California Raptor Center. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

 
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