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Bugs Rule But Other Critters Do, Too, on UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bugs rule, but other critters do, too, on UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day! You won't want to miss the eighth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, set from 9 a.m. to 4...

A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lion specimen at the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, located in Room 1394 of the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A lion specimen at the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, located in Room 1394 of the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A lion specimen at the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, located in Room 1394 of the Academic Surge Building. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A great-horned owl at the California Raptor Center, located at 1340 Equine Lane, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A great-horned owl at the California Raptor Center, located at 1340 Equine Lane, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A great-horned owl at the California Raptor Center, located at 1340 Equine Lane, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ready for UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day?

This was the scene at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the 2018 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Are you ready for the eighth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 16 when 13 museums and collections will be open on the University of California, Davis,...

This was the scene at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the 2018 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was the scene at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the 2018 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was the scene at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the 2018 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven drew folks interested in bees and plants. Here bee haven manager Chris Casey (left) and volunteer Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven drew folks interested in bees and plants. Here bee haven manager Chris Casey (left) and volunteer Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven drew folks interested in bees and plants. Here bee haven manager Chris Casey (left) and volunteer Paola Pomery talk to a young visitor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The public can learn all about nematodes during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. Here graduate student and nematologist Chris Pagan answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The public can learn all about nematodes during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. Here graduate student and nematologist Chris Pagan answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The public can learn all about nematodes during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. Here graduate student and nematologist Chris Pagan answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day poster indicates the staggered hours.
The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day poster indicates the staggered hours.

The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day poster indicates the staggered hours.

The Wonders You'll See at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

This ceramic-mosaic sculpture of a worker bee, created by artist Donna Billick, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oh, the wonders you'll see at the sixth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day! It's sort of like the wonders of the world but this is a science-based event at UC Davis....

This ceramic-mosaic sculpture of a worker bee, created by artist Donna Billick, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This ceramic-mosaic sculpture of a worker bee, created by artist Donna Billick, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This ceramic-mosaic sculpture of a worker bee, created by artist Donna Billick, anchors the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sadie Park of Vacaville checks out the plants in the Botanical Conservatory during the 2015 Biodiversity Museum Day. She was part of the Solano County 4-H Science Literary Project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Sadie Park of Vacaville checks out the plants in the Botanical Conservatory during the 2015 Biodiversity Museum Day. She was part of the Solano County 4-H Science Literary Project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sadie Park of Vacaville checks out the plants in the Botanical Conservatory during the 2015 Biodiversity Museum Day. She was part of the Solano County 4-H Science Literary Project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Robbin Thorp (back center), distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, helps  out at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the Biodiversity Museum Day. At right is Bohart associate/undergraduate entomology student Wade Spencer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Robbin Thorp (back center), distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, helps out at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the Biodiversity Museum Day. At right is Bohart associate/undergraduate entomology student Wade Spencer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Robbin Thorp (back center), distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, helps out at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during the Biodiversity Museum Day. At right is Bohart associate/undergraduate entomology student Wade Spencer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Collections open during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day.
Collections open during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day.

Collections open during the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day.

Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 5:09 PM

Celebrate Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 13 at UC Davis!

The sign says it all. The fifth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day is set Saturday, Feb. 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Is your 2016 calendar up on the wall yet? Or are you calendaring everything on your smart phone? No matter how you keep track of your "things to do," how about setting aside...

The sign says it all. The fifth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day is set Saturday, Feb. 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The sign says it all. The fifth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day is set Saturday, Feb. 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The sign says it all. The fifth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day is set Saturday, Feb. 13. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, planted in the fall of 2009, will be among the venues at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. The bee sculpture, which anchors the garden on Bee Biology Road, is the work of Davis artist Donna Billick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, planted in the fall of 2009, will be among the venues at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. The bee sculpture, which anchors the garden on Bee Biology Road, is the work of Davis artist Donna Billick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, planted in the fall of 2009, will be among the venues at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. The bee sculpture, which anchors the garden on Bee Biology Road, is the work of Davis artist Donna Billick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum associate Robbin Thorp (center, in maroon shirt), distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, volunteers at the open houses. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum associate Robbin Thorp (center, in maroon shirt), distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, volunteers at the open houses. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum associate Robbin Thorp (center, in maroon shirt), distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, volunteers at the open houses. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 6:02 PM
 
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