Oct. 8, 2012 – Oct. 8, 2013
Tuesday, 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.
Friday, 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
Ongoing tours of insect fossils 2-5 p.m.
with Invertebrate Paleontology Collections Manager Talia Karim
Beetle Talk, 2:30 & 3:30 p.m. with Entomology Curator Deane Bowers
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
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m., Beetle-Mania! Beetle-inspired creative writing for everyone led by Boulder author Ellen Orleans, M.F.A.