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American Indian Museum Ladybug Release

Date(s):

Weekly: Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 am
From August 9, 2019
To August 23, 2019

Overview:

Children and adults are invited to the release of ladybugs into the museum’s field of corn, squash and beans.

Ladybugs are beneficial insects—they help control aphids and act as a natural pesticide for plants in place of chemicals. About 9,000 ladybugs will be released by Smithsonian horticulturists and entomologists throughout the summer which will provide a natural form of pest control. Museum's staff entrance. Free.

Location:

National Museum of the American Indian
Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20560
(800) 242-NMAI6624

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