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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...

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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)
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 "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)
Entomologist Noah Crockette encourages visitors of all ages to check out the live petting zoo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Fran Keller, an assistant professor at Folsom Lake College, checks out a Polyphylla sp. or lined June beetle, the first insect drawn to the blacklights. She received her doctorate from UC Davis, studying with Lynn Kimsey, who directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (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)
The colorful family craft activity: moth and butterfly replicas on wax candles. (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
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)

To Boldly Go, and the Chancellor Did: To an Insect Museum!

Lynn Kimsey (far right), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks about the history of the insect museum to UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard (center) of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. In back are Steve Nadler, chair of the Department of Entomology and Nematmology; undergraduate students Emma Cluff and Lohit Garikipati and Nann Fangue, current chair of the Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology Department. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

“To Boldy Go.” UC Davis Chancellor Gary May, a Star Trek enthusiast, coined that theme last year when he launched the university's 10-year strategic planning process. It's aimed at bringing together everyone's bold ideas to “propel us...

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Lynn Kimsey (far right), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks about the history of the insect museum to UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard (center) of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. In back are Steve Nadler, chair of the Department of Entomology and Nematmology; undergraduate students Emma Cluff and Lohit Garikipati and Nann Fangue, current chair of the Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology Department. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum, shows monarch butterfly specimens to Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey (back), director of the Bohart Museum; UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences chat with students working on specimens. Next to Kimsey is Minsu Kang, in front of Dean Dillard is Dannie Nguyen. In the lower left corner is Ivana Satre and above her is Dinguan Peng. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Chancellor Gary May thumbs through a macro insect photography book, the work of Levon Biss from the Oxford Museum of Natural History, England. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology student and Entomology Club secretary Lohit Garikipati, introduces Martha, an adult orchid mantis, Hymenopus coronatus, to UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology student and Bohart associate Wade Spencer shows Hamilton, his scorpion, to Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Steve Nadler (far right), chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is Martha, an orchid praying mantis that's part of the collection of UC Davis entomology student Lohit Garikipati. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Scorpions fluoresce or glow brightly under ultraviolet light. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (far right), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks about the history of the insect museum to UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard (center) of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. In back are Steve Nadler, chair of the Department of Entomology and Nematmology; undergraduate students Emma Cluff and Lohit Garikipati and Nann Fangue, current chair of the Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology Department. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey (far right), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks about the history of the insect museum to UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard (center) of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. In back are Steve Nadler, chair of the Department of Entomology and Nematmology; undergraduate students Emma Cluff and Lohit Garikipati and Nann Fangue, current chair of the Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology Department. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (far right), director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, talks about the history of the insect museum to UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard (center) of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. In back are Steve Nadler, chair of the Department of Entomology and Nematmology; undergraduate students Emma Cluff and Lohit Garikipati and Nann Fangue, current chair of the Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology Department. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum, shows monarch butterfly specimens to Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard,  College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum, shows monarch butterfly specimens to Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum, shows monarch butterfly specimens to Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (back), director of the Bohart Museum; UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences chat with students working on specimens. Next to Kimsey is Minsu Kang, in front of Dean Dillard is Dannie Nguyen. In the lower left corner is Ivana Satre and above her is Dinguan Peng. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey (back), director of the Bohart Museum; UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences chat with students working on specimens. Next to Kimsey is Minsu Kang, in front of Dean Dillard is Dannie Nguyen. In the lower left corner is Ivana Satre and above her is Dinguan Peng. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey (back), director of the Bohart Museum; UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences chat with students working on specimens. Next to Kimsey is Minsu Kang, in front of Dean Dillard is Dannie Nguyen. In the lower left corner is Ivana Satre and above her is Dinguan Peng. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student and Entomology Club secretary Lohit Garikipati, introduces Martha, an adult orchid mantis, Hymenopus coronatus, to UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology student and Entomology Club secretary Lohit Garikipati, introduces Martha, an adult orchid mantis, Hymenopus coronatus, to UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student and Entomology Club secretary Lohit Garikipati, introduces Martha, an adult orchid mantis, Hymenopus coronatus, to UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student and Bohart associate Wade Spencer shows Hamilton, his scorpion, to Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Steve Nadler (far right), chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology student and Bohart associate Wade Spencer shows Hamilton, his scorpion, to Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Steve Nadler (far right), chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology student and Bohart associate Wade Spencer shows Hamilton, his scorpion, to Dean Helene Dillard of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis Chancellor Gary May and Steve Nadler (far right), chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 2:29 PM
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Gifts to Bohart Museum of Entomology

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Folks are asking how to donate to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, the world-renowned insect museum that's part of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. There's a donate button on its website. All gifts are tax-deductible. The Bohart...

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A walking stick in the live "petting zoo" at the Bohart Museum of Entomology changes hands. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A walking stick in the live "petting zoo" at the Bohart Museum of Entomology changes hands. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, interacts with visitors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, interacts with visitors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, interacts with visitors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crowds fill the open houses at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Weekend open houses take place throughout the year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Crowds fill the open houses at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Weekend open houses take place throughout the year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crowds fill the open houses at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Weekend open houses take place throughout the year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 5:56 PM
 
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