Kick-off the the Atlas with the Backyard Lady Beetle Blitz Today!

We want you to help us kick-off this summer of lady beetle searching by joining our Backyard Lady Beetle Blitz! We are encouraging anyone who is interested in looking for lost lady beetles to find as many beetles as they can in their backyards from Friday May 15th to Monday May 18th and upload photos of them to the Vermont Lady Beetle Atlas on iNaturalist. Participating in the Backyard Lady Beetle Blitz is as easy as search, photograph, and upload! Learn more at

Posted on May 15, 2020 17:44 by kpmcfarland kpmcfarland | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Help us find Vermont's missing lady beetles! Many of us are familiar with the nonnative Asian Lady Beetle, but did you know that 33 native lady beetle species have been historically documented in Vermont? Unfortunately, 13 of these species have not been seen since the 1970's. At the Vermont Atlas of Life, we have committed ourselves to mapping and monitoring Vermont's biodiversity. As a part of ...more ↓

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