Ladybug Release at National Museum of the American Indian

July 28, 2023 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
National Museum of the American Indian

Ladybug Release

Friday, July 28, 10 a.m.

Friday, August 11, 10 a.m.

Friday, August 25, 10 a.m.

Gardens at the National Museum of the American Indian

How do we protect the museum’s croplands from natural pests? Convergent lady beetles, better known as ladybugs, are a natural pesticide used by our groundskeepers to maintain the health of our gardens. Join experts from Smithsonian Gardens outside our museum on the National Mall to learn how to identify a ladybug and other fun insect and garden facts. Then place a few ladybugs on plants yourself.

This program is for visitors of all ages. Children should be accompanied by adult caregivers. Program subject to cancellation in case of inclement weather.


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