Beetles...An exhibition exploring the diversity, beauty & behavior of beetles. Oct. 8, 2012 - Sept. 8, 2013

Oct. 8, 2012 – Oct. 8, 2013
Beetles Exhibition
BioLounge

Henna palm

bark beetle

Ellen and a frog

Beetles Events

dead body outlineTuesday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m.,¬†“Beetles (Coleoptera) Associated with Forensic Investigations,” Entomologist Boris Kondratieff (CSU), with an introduction by UCMNH Curator of Entomology Deane Bowers. Delve into forensic entomology and learn how insects and arthropods are collected from human corpses to make scientific inferences in criminal investigations.


a stag beetleFriday, October 12, 2 - 5 p.m.

OPENING RECEPTION, WORKSHOP,  TALK and TOUR for "Beetles"

Henna Workshop, 2 - 5 p.m.
Drop in, create and apply your own henna designs with artist Anita Bohrer
BioLounge

Dicronorhina derbyanaOngoing tours of insect fossils 2-5 p.m.
with Invertebrate Paleontology Collections Manager Talia Karim
Paleontology Hall

Beetle Talk, 2:30 & 3:30 p.m. with Entomology Curator Deane Bowers
BioLounge


Tuesday, October 16, 7 p.m., “The Mountain Pine Beetle's Unprecedented Epidemic,” presented by University of Colorado biologists Jeff Mitton, Ph.D. and Scott Ferrenberg
Paleontology Hall and BioLounge


Eudicella gralli or striped love beetleWednesday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m., Beetle-Mania! Beetle-inspired creative writing for everyone led by Boulder author Ellen Orleans, M.F.A.
BioLounge

 


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