Exploring life Saturday, Feb.16 at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

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A polar bear specimen will be part of the UC Davis Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, display during the eighth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Day on Saturday, Feb. 16, featuring 13 museums or collections. “We’re planning an action packed morning with displays highlighting carnivores, bats, reptiles and fish,” said director Andrew Engilis Jr. “There will be specimen preparation demos (bobcat and raptors) as well as a kids’ crafts table.” (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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  • Arboretum and Public Garden, Good Life Garden, next to the Robert Mondavi Institute, 392 Old Davis Road, on campus
  • Bohart Museum of Entomology, Room 1124 of the Academic Surge Building, Crocker Lane
  • California Raptor Center, 340 Equine Lane, off Old Davis Road
  • Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, Room 1394, Academic Surge Building, Crocker Lane
  • Paleontology Collection, Earth and Physical Sciences Building, 434 LaRue Road
  • Phaff Yeast Culture Collection, Robert Mondavi Institute of Wine and Food Science, 392 Old Davis Road, on campus
  • Viticulture and Enology Culture Collection, Robert Mondavi Institute of Wine and Food Science, 392 Old Davis Road, on campus
  • The following will be open from 12-4 p.m.:
    • Anthropology Museum, 328 Young Hall and grounds
    • Botanical Conservatory, Greenhouses along Kleiber Hall Drive
    • Center for Plant Diversity, Sciences Laboratory Building, off Kleiber Hall Drive
    • Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, Bee Biology Road, off Hopkins Road (take West Hutchison Drive to Hopkins)
    • Nematode Collection, Sciences Laboratory Building, off Kleiber Hall Drive
    • Marine Invertebrate Collection, Sciences Laboratory Building, off Kleiber Hall Drive
    All participating museums and collections have active education and outreach programs, Yang said, but the collections are not always accessible to the public.  Maps, signs and guides will be available at all the collections, and also online at http://biodiversitymuseumday.edu, and on social media, including Facebook and Twitter, @BioDivDay.  ]]>

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