Adopt A Drawer

Leave your mark! Or honor family, friends, or a mentor, by adopting a specimen drawer at the Essig Museum. Special exhibit displays (“Oh My” drawers) are available for donations of $1000. Curated drawers in the main collection are available for $500. Alumni, add your year of graduation. Choose your favorite insect group and make a donation through our Give To Cal secure online donation portal. In the memo/notes field indicate you want to adopt a drawer and we will follow up with you. Your name and/or message will be laser-engraved on a maple plaque.


ADOPTED DRAWERS

Verna Bowie – Rhinoceros beetles

Bob Lane – Tabanidae: Chrysops spp. (deer flies)

Bob LaneNymphalis antiopa (mourning cloak butterfly)

Chris Otahal & Mary NortonBombus fervidus (golden northern bumble bee)

Vince & Cheryl Resh – Egyption scarab beetles

David WoodIps pini (pine engraver)


 

“OH, MY” DISPLAY DRAWERS


CURATED COLLECTION DRAWERS


MORE EXAMPLES COMING SOON …