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Showcasing and Celebrating a Day of Science: UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

Thousands attended the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day; a video is now posted on YouTube. Here visitors check out the displays at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The 2019 Biodiversity Museum Day is set Feb. 16. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The "best-kept secret" is no more. Well, it's not so much as a "best-kept secret" but a "UC Davis treasure." Thousands attended the seventh annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, which showcased 13 museums or collections.  Billed as "a...

Heaven in the Bee Haven

A young girl searches for bees amid the blossoms of the California native plant,  Brandegee's sage (Salvia brandegeei) (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was heaven in the bee haven. As temperatures climbed into the seventies last Saturday, honey bees foraged in the California native plant, Brandegee's sage (Salvia brandegeei). and pollinated the almond blossoms. It seemed like spring. Nearly 600...

'Get Bugged' at Design Museum on Biodiversity Museum Day

It's bugged. Yes, it is. When you attend the seventh annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 17 to see 13 museums or collections, be sure to see It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design, an exhibit in Cruess Hall that explores the...

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 4:45 PM
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A Little Sticktoitiveness

A stick insect in the process of molting. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Well, it did what it was supposed to do. It walked. When Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and UC Davis professor of entomology, glanced at a wall near the entrance of the Bohart Museum during a recent open house, she noticed...

Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Praying Mantises to Draw Attention at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

UC Davis entomology major  Lohitashwa “Lohit” Garikipati showed his praying mantises at a  Bohart Museum open house last September. He will be showing his collection on Saturday, Feb. 17 during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's about value. It's about respect. It should not be about fear. UC Davis entomology major Lohitashwa “Lohit” Garikipati, who will be displaying his praying mantis collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the seventh annual UC...

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