An excellent-horned owl appears to be saying “Come see me!” on the 2022 UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day. (Photograph by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It is occurring.
The UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day committee has simply introduced on its Fb web page that “We’re so excited to announce that the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day 2022 is deliberate for Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022. That is the eleventh 12 months of this free, public, science-focused occasion, however we’re planning some new twists. Extra particular occasions and particulars are to come back!”
It is scheduled to happen from 11 a.m. to three p.m. within the UC Davis Convention Middle, with particular entry “area journeys” to locations just like the Division of Entomology and Nematology’s Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, a half-acre bee backyard on Bee Biology Street.
COVID-19 pandemic precautions stored the occasion digital this 12 months (it is all the time scheduled for Presidents’ Day Weekend) however in 2022 it will likely be in particular person. And, in fact, state, county and college security pointers shall be carefully adopted. “At present these are UC Davis-symptom survey approval, masks, and both a vaccine card or a unfavorable check from the prior 72 hours,” says coordinator Tabatha Yang, schooling and outreach coordinator for the Bohart Museum of Entomology. “We could have individuals checking on the entrance doorways. UC Davis requires a security plan for an indoor occasion for over 100 individuals and so we’re creating that and shall be working with occasion convention middle workers to make sure we’re following all the rules. We’re excited to strive in particular person this 12 months after our 100% digital occasion final 12 months, however we need to be sensible and secure about it for us in addition to for guests.”
Previously, members loved visiting these collections in particular person:
Keep tuned for which collections shall be featured on the 2022 occasion within the UC Davis Convention Middle, and what special- entry area journeys are deliberate. The committee is understanding the small print at its Zoom conferences.
Simply be sure you clear your calendar for Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022. The eleventh annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day is occurring.