Per L.A. County Department of Public Health, masks must be worn at all times indoors and in NHM's outdoor Spider Pavilion. NHMLAC currently does not require visitors to show proof of vaccination. We are working through the implications of the LA City ordinance with respect to our operations. View our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for more information.

Lila Higgins

Senior Manager, Community Science

Lila is a museum educator with 13 years of experience in museum education and community science programming. Her fascination with nature started early; she grew up on a farm in the U.K. where she spent her time chasing butterflies, playing in hollow trees, and pretending to be a badger. Lila, at NHM since 2008, was a lead educator on the Museum’s newest nature-themed exhibits—the Nature Lab and Nature Gardens.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in entomology from UC Riverside and a master’s degree in environmental education from California State University, San Bernardino.

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