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Dr. Bob, Forensic Entomology, and UC Davis Picnic Day

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) held forth at the forensic entomology table in Briggs Hall during the 2019 UC Davis Picnic Day. He recently won a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' advising award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Did you see "Dr. Bob" in Briggs Hall during the UC Davis Picnic Day last Saturday? Forensic entomologist Robert "Bob" Kimsey of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology held forth in 122 Briggs, explaining forensic entomology to curious...

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) held forth at the forensic entomology table in Briggs Hall during the 2019 UC Davis Picnic Day. He recently won a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' advising award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) held forth at the forensic entomology table in Briggs Hall during the 2019 UC Davis Picnic Day. He recently won a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' advising award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey (left) held forth at the forensic entomology table in Briggs Hall during the 2019 UC Davis Picnic Day. He recently won a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' advising award. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student/forensic entomologist Alex Dedmon, who studies with forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, answers a question at the UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student/forensic entomologist Alex Dedmon, who studies with forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, answers a question at the UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student/forensic entomologist Alex Dedmon, who studies with forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, answers a question at the UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, was a big draw at the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, was a big draw at the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Briggs Hall, home of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, was a big draw at the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 5:12 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment Innovation

Visit UC IPM at Picnic Day 2019!

Convergent Lady Beetle Adult (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This Saturday, April 13th, is the annual Picnic Day celebration at UC Davis. Join the UC Statewide IPM Program from 9am to 3pm at the entomology building Briggs Hall on the UC Davis campus. We'll have lady beetles (ladybugs) to give away,...

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 3:02 PM
Tags: beneficial insects (7), lady beetles (37), ladybugs (42), Picnic Day (8), UC Davis (169), UC IPM (219)

Swarms Visit the UC IPM Booth

UC IPM staff Belinda Messenger-Sikes interacting with public. (Credit: Chinh Lam)

Last Saturday, UC IPM staff greeted a swarm of visitors at their Picnic Day booth. Picnic Day, UC Davis' annual Open House event, invites people to visit the campus and interact with fun and educational exhibits. UC IPM has participated in Picnic Day for...

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 8:03 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

UC IPM at Picnic Day 2018

Lady beetles. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Come visit us at the UC Davis annual Picnic Day event this Saturday April 21, 2018! Every year, the UC Statewide IPM Program sets up informational tables as part of the Entomology Department events at Briggs Hall. As in past years, we will give out...

Lady beetles. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Lady beetles. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Lady beetles. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 9:57 AM
Tags: Beneficial Insects (7), pest (74), Picnic Day (8), UC Davis (169), UC IPM (219)

Don't Eat 'em; They're Poisonous!

The Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar is black with red spines. This one was displayed at the UC Davis Picnic Day 2015. [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]

Visitors to the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) display in front of Briggs Hall at the 101st annual Picnic Day last Saturday at the University of California, Davis, got a close look at the Pipevine Swallowtail...

The Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar is black with red spines. This one was displayed at the UC Davis Picnic Day 2015. [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]
The Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar is black with red spines. This one was displayed at the UC Davis Picnic Day 2015. [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]

The Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar is black with red spines. This one was displayed at the UC Davis Picnic Day 2015. [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]

Young fingers touch the Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar. [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]
Young fingers touch the Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar. [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]

Young fingers touch the Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar. [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]

An adult Pipevine Swallowtail nectaring on Jupiter's Beard. [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]
An adult Pipevine Swallowtail nectaring on Jupiter's Beard. [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]

An adult Pipevine Swallowtail nectaring on Jupiter's Beard. [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]

A bird's eye view of the UC IPM display in front of Briggs Hall during the 101st annual campuswide Picnic Day. Staffing the tables are Extension entomologist special emeritus Mary Lou Flint (left), and Karey Windbiel-Rojas, associate director for urban and community IPM (right). [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]
A bird's eye view of the UC IPM display in front of Briggs Hall during the 101st annual campuswide Picnic Day. Staffing the tables are Extension entomologist special emeritus Mary Lou Flint (left), and Karey Windbiel-Rojas, associate director for urban and community IPM (right). [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]

A bird's eye view of the UC IPM display in front of Briggs Hall during the 101st annual campuswide Picnic Day. Staffing the tables are Extension entomologist special emeritus Mary Lou Flint (left), and Karey Windbiel-Rojas, associate director for urban and community IPM (right). [Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey]

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 2:02 PM
Tags: Aristolochia (1), IPM (57), Keatley Garvey (2), Picnic Day (8), pipevine (1), swallowtail (1), UC Davis (169)

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