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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

Yes, an Insect Museum Can Have Mounted Heads, Too!

Wade Spencer, a UC Davis entomology major who works at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, stands next to the mounted heads of rhino beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When you enter the Bohart Museum of Entomology, located in Room 1124 of the Academic Surge Building, on Crocker Lane, University of California, Davis, be sure to look up. Way up! Way up? Where? Up there, on your left!  See them? Above the shelved...

Wade Spencer, a UC Davis entomology major who works at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, stands next to the mounted heads of rhino beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wade Spencer, a UC Davis entomology major who works at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, stands next to the mounted heads of rhino beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wade Spencer, a UC Davis entomology major who works at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, stands next to the mounted heads of rhino beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wade Spencer (left) and Parras McGrath of the Bohart Museum hold a mounted rhino beetle head next to a mounted deer head. Spencer is a UC Davis entomology major, and McGrath is a high school student (The Met, Sacramento) who also helps out at the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wade Spencer (left) and Parras McGrath of the Bohart Museum hold a mounted rhino beetle head next to a mounted deer head. Spencer is a UC Davis entomology major, and McGrath is a high school student (The Met, Sacramento) who also helps out at the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wade Spencer (left) and Parras McGrath of the Bohart Museum hold a mounted rhino beetle head next to a mounted deer head. Spencer is a UC Davis entomology major, and McGrath is a high school student (The Met, Sacramento) who also helps out at the Bohart. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of the head of a mounted male rhino beetle. Bohart Museum associate Greg Kareofelas cut the board from Sika spruce, using the Shield pattern (used to mount game heads). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of the head of a mounted male rhino beetle. Bohart Museum associate Greg Kareofelas cut the board from Sika spruce, using the Shield pattern (used to mount game heads). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of the head of a mounted male rhino beetle. Bohart Museum associate Greg Kareofelas cut the board from Sika spruce, using the Shield pattern (used to mount game heads). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 2:40 PM
 
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