"Saving a Bug's Life: Legal Solutions to Combat Insect Biodiversity Decline and the Sixth Mass Extinction"

Franklin's bumble bee, Photo by Robbin Thorp
Franklin's bumble bee, Photo by Robbin Thorp

Event Date

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Room 2001, School of Law, Mrak Hall

Four entomologists will be among those speaking at an nnovative UC Davis symposium on Saving a Bug's Life: Legal Solutions to Combat Insect Biodiversity Decline and the Sixth Mass Extinction, set from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 6 in Room 1001 of the School of Law, Mrak Hall. The event, sponsored by UC Davis Environmental Law Society (ELS), will bring together law and science to address insect biodiversity decline. It is free and open to the public. See official program. (RSVP here or on this Facebook page.) It includes a complimentary lunch and cocktail reception.

Entomologists speaking will be Brendon Boudinot, doctoral candidate, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology;  butterfly specialist Arthur Shapiro, distinguished professor, UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology;  Lynn Kimsey, UC Davis professor of entomology, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and director of the Center for Biosystematics, and pollination ecologist Neal Williams, professor of entomology, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology.