Lila Higgins

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Guest/KCRW Staff

Director of the community science program at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

Lila Higgins on KCRW

The fifth annual City Nature Challenge starts this Friday.

City Nature Challenge: Take photos of cool wildlife in your neighborhood, share them with scientists

The fifth annual City Nature Challenge starts this Friday.

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Painted lady butterflies are now flying from Mexico across Los Angeles, heading to the northern states and Canada.

Painted lady butterflies: Track their migration from Mexico to LA to northern states

Painted lady butterflies are now flying from Mexico across Los Angeles, heading to the northern states and Canada.

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We look at the health benefits of being outside (while maintaining social distance, of course). Plus, there are some cool places to check out that maybe you haven't thought of.

How to enjoy LA nature during 'Safer at Home' order

We look at the health benefits of being outside (while maintaining social distance, of course). Plus, there are some cool places to check out that maybe you haven't thought of.

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