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Noah Crockette: From an 11-Year-Old Bohart Intern to an 18-Year-Old Entomology Student at Cornell

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shares a laugh with Noah Crockette, now an entomology major at Cornell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

“Go as far as you can [young scientists]. The world needs you badly.”—E.O Wilson. That sign greets visitors to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, Davis, and that's exactly what Noah Crockette, 18, an intern...

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shares a laugh with Noah Crockette, now an entomology major at Cornell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shares a laugh with Noah Crockette, now an entomology major at Cornell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shares a laugh with Noah Crockette, now an entomology major at Cornell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cornell alumni Emily Bick (left) and Tabatha Yang serenade Noah Crockette as he cuts his cake at the Bohart Museum's going-away party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cornell alumni Emily Bick (left) and Tabatha Yang serenade Noah Crockette as he cuts his cake at the Bohart Museum's going-away party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cornell alumni Emily Bick (left) and Tabatha Yang serenade Noah Crockette as he cuts his cake at the Bohart Museum's going-away party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noah Crockette stands by a wall-mounted computer screen with an image of him at age 14. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noah Crockette stands by a wall-mounted computer screen with an image of him at age 14. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noah Crockette stands by a wall-mounted computer screen with an image of him at age 14. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associates watch while Noah Crockette cuts the cake. At left are students Parras McGrath, Lohit Garikipati, and Minsu Kang. At right is Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor of entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associates watch while Noah Crockette cuts the cake. At left are students Parras McGrath, Lohit Garikipati, and Minsu Kang. At right is Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor of entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associates watch while Noah Crockette cuts the cake. At left are students Parras McGrath, Lohit Garikipati, and Minsu Kang. At right is Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor of entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 3:23 PM

What a Night for Moths and Spectators!

Retired entomologist and UC Davis alumnus Norm Smith (second from left) talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's

What a night! What a night--both inside and outside the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis on Saturday, July 21. While moths and other insects fluttered to the blacklighting display,  visitors flocked inside the...

Retired entomologist and UC Davis alumnus Norm Smith (second from left) talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's
Retired entomologist and UC Davis alumnus Norm Smith (second from left) talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Moth Night." The white witch (see display on the far left) is the largest moth in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Retired entomologist and UC DAvis alumnus Norm Smith (second from left) talks to visitors at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's "Moth Night." The white witch (see display on the far left) is the largest moth in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's butterfly and moth section, talks about the specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's butterfly and moth section, talks about the specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's butterfly and moth section, talks about the specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Greg Karofelas answers questions about moths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associate Greg Karofelas answers questions about moths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart associate Greg Karofelas answers questions about moths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist and Bohart associate Noah Crockette talks about the critters in the live
Entomologist and Bohart associate Noah Crockette talks about the critters in the live "petting zoo." He will enter Cornell University this fall, majoring in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist and Bohart associate Noah Crockette talks about the critters in the live "petting zoo." He will enter Cornell University this fall, majoring in entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum's petting zoo, which includes Madagascar hissing cockroaches, walking sticks, and tarantulas, is a favorite among Bohart visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum's petting zoo, which includes Madagascar hissing cockroaches, walking sticks, and tarantulas, is a favorite among Bohart visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum's petting zoo, which includes Madagascar hissing cockroaches, walking sticks, and tarantulas, is a favorite among Bohart visitors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Noah Crockette encourages visitors of all ages to check out the live petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Noah Crockette encourages visitors of all ages to check out the live petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Noah Crockette encourages visitors of all ages to check out the live petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors to the Bohart Museum's Moth Night enjoyed the family craft activity--decorating wax candles with replicas of moths and butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Visitors to the Bohart Museum's Moth Night enjoyed the family craft activity--decorating wax candles with replicas of moths and butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Visitors to the Bohart Museum's Moth Night enjoyed the family craft activity--decorating wax candles with replicas of moths and butterflies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bugs from Belize in the Bohart

Professors Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller in Belize on their collection trip. They will be showing some of their insect specimens Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the campuswide Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

Talk about alliteration. "Bugs from Belize in the Bohart." It doesn't get any more bugly than that. That would be the exhibit at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. It's part of the seventh annual Biodiversity Museum Day, an all-day event set from 9...

Professors Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller in Belize on their collection trip. They will be showing some of their insect specimens Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the campuswide Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)
Professors Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller in Belize on their collection trip. They will be showing some of their insect specimens Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the campuswide Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

Professors Dave Wyatt and Fran Keller in Belize on their collection trip. They will be showing some of their insect specimens Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the campuswide Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

These are some of the insects collected in Belize on a collection trip led by Professors David Wyatt of Sacramento City College and Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College. (Photo by Fran Keller)
These are some of the insects collected in Belize on a collection trip led by Professors David Wyatt of Sacramento City College and Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College. (Photo by Fran Keller)

These are some of the insects collected in Belize on a collection trip led by Professors David Wyatt of Sacramento City College and Fran Keller of Folsom Lake College. (Photo by Fran Keller)

Many insects collected in Belize now have a home at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. From left are Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College, and collectors  Darian Dungey of Concord, a UC Davis graduate in entomology, and Noah Crockette of Davis, community college student. Some of their insect specimens are shown. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Many insects collected in Belize now have a home at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. From left are Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College, and collectors Darian Dungey of Concord, a UC Davis graduate in entomology, and Noah Crockette of Davis, community college student. Some of their insect specimens are shown. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Many insects collected in Belize now have a home at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. From left are Fran Keller, assistant professor at Folsom Lake College, and collectors Darian Dungey of Concord, a UC Davis graduate in entomology, and Noah Crockette of Davis, Sacramento City College student. Some of their insect specimens are shown. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The collectors in Belize! All are wearing matching shirts; image taken in August 2017. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)
The collectors in Belize! All are wearing matching shirts; image taken in August 2017. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

The collectors in Belize! All are wearing matching shirts; image taken in August 2017. (Photo courtesy of Fran Keller)

The Beetle Boys Meet at the Bohart

The Beetle Boys, both recipinets of Coleoperists Society Youth Inventive Awards: Noah Crockette (left) of Sacramento, and Quincy Hansen of Arvada, Colo. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)

The Beatle Boys made their mark in Liverpool, but across the pond, specifically at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, Davis, the real “Beetle Boys” emerged—entomology-driven youth who have made their mark with...

The Beetle Boys, both recipinets of Coleoperists Society Youth Inventive Awards: Noah Crockette (left) of Sacramento, and Quincy Hansen of Arvada, Colo. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)
The Beetle Boys, both recipinets of Coleoperists Society Youth Inventive Awards: Noah Crockette (left) of Sacramento, and Quincy Hansen of Arvada, Colo. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)

The Beetle Boys, both recipinets of Coleoperists Society Youth Inventive Awards: Noah Crockette (left) of Sacramento, and Quincy Hansen of Arvada, Colo. (Photo by Tabatha Yang)

Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 5:18 PM

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
 
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