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Countdown Until Bohart Museum of Entomology's Virtual Moth Open House

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Lepidoptera collection, discusses how to pin and spread specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One...two...three... Are you counting down until the much-awaited Virtual Moth Open House, hosted by the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology? The free and family...

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Lepidoptera collection, discusses how to pin and spread specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Lepidoptera collection, discusses how to pin and spread specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Lepidoptera collection, discusses how to pin and spread specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Preparing monarch specimens for viewing in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Preparing monarch specimens for viewing in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Preparing monarch specimens for viewing in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 4:56 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Bohart Open House: Like a Moth to a Flame!

This is the Atlas moth, the largest moth in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Want to learn more about moths? If you attend the Virtual Moth Open House hosted by the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis, then it may be like a "moth to a...

This is the Atlas moth, the largest moth in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the Atlas moth, the largest moth in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the Atlas moth, the largest moth in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Like to learn how to blacklight for insects? Entomologists at the Virtual Moth Night Open House, hosted by the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will tell you how. At right is John De Benedictus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Like to learn how to blacklight for insects? Entomologists at the Virtual Moth Night Open House, hosted by the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will tell you how. At right is John De Benedictus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Like to learn how to blacklight for insects? Entomologists at the Virtual Moth Night Open House, hosted by the Bohart Museum of Entomology, will tell you how. At right is John De Benedictus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Ready for the Virtual Moth Open House at the Bohart Museum of Entomology?

You will learn about amazing moths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Virtual Moth Open House from 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

There will be no hot chocolate.   There will be no cookies.   But not to worry--there will be moths! And lots of them!   It's traditional for the...

You will learn about amazing moths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Virtual Moth Open House from 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You will learn about amazing moths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Virtual Moth Open House from 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You will learn about amazing moths at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's Virtual Moth Open House from 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At previous Moth Nights,
At previous Moth Nights, "Moth Man" John DeBenedictis of Davis helped coordinate the blacklighting display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Here he chats with visitors. Blacklighting will be one of the topics at the Bohart Museum's Virtual Moth Open House on July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

At previous Moth Nights, "Moth Man" John DeBenedictis of Davis helped coordinate the blacklighting display at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Here he chats with visitors. Blacklighting will be one of the topics at the Bohart Museum's Virtual Moth Open House on July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology and will be featured at its Virtual Moth Open House on July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology and will be featured at its Virtual Moth Open House on July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum of Entomology and will be featured at its Virtual Moth Open House on July 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 5:26 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources

Bohart Museum Virtual Open House: Honing in On the Hornets!

Wasp expert Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, shows an Asian giant hornet specimen during the virtual open house May 22.

Oh, the questions that Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, fielded at the Bohart's first-ever virtual symposium, held Friday morning, May 22. For...

Wasp expert Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, shows an Asian giant hornet specimen during the virtual open house May 22.
Wasp expert Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, shows an Asian giant hornet specimen during the virtual open house May 22.

Wasp expert Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, shows an Asian giant hornet specimen during the virtual open house May 22.

Like to color? You can download this illustration on the Bohart Museum website. It's the work of undergraduate student Meghan Crebbins-Oats.
Like to color? You can download this illustration on the Bohart Museum website. It's the work of undergraduate student Meghan Crebbins-Oats.

Like to color? You can download this illustration on the Bohart Museum website. It's the work of undergraduate student Meghan Crebbins-Oats.

Many insects, including this Jerusalem cricket, are being mistaken for the Asian giant hornet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Many insects, including this Jerusalem cricket, are being mistaken for the Asian giant hornet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Many insects, including this Jerusalem cricket, are being mistaken for the Asian giant hornet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 3:23 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources

Ready for the May 22th Bohart Museum Virtual Open House?

The Asian giant hornet, detected twice in North America last fall: a colony on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (destroyed) and a dead hornet in Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Agriculture)

If Lynn Kimsey, who directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, had her say, the Asian giant hornets would NOT be nicknamed “the murder...

The Asian giant hornet, detected twice in North America last fall: a colony on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (destroyed) and a dead hornet in Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Agriculture)
The Asian giant hornet, detected twice in North America last fall: a colony on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (destroyed) and a dead hornet in Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Agriculture)

The Asian giant hornet, detected twice in North America last fall: a colony on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (destroyed) and a dead hornet in Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Agriculture)

Some of the butterfly specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The museums houses a global collection of nearly 8 million insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Some of the butterfly specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The museums houses a global collection of nearly 8 million insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Some of the butterfly specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The museums houses a global collection of nearly 8 million insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 4:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

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