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This painting depicts Christopher Columbus and members of his crew on a beach in the West Indies, newly landed from his flagship Santa Maria on October 12, 1492.
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A virtual Map of Capitol Hill from above
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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
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Ted Bechtol, AOC Capitol Grounds Division
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Celebrate Endangered Species Day Festival

Event Location: 
U.S. Botanic Garden
Frankie the Bee

Come learn about the USBG's endangered species and native plant collections, join in children's activities focused on endangered plants and pollinators, and walk away with inspiring activities that you can do at home to help protect the planet. The day is an opportunity to learn about protecting endangered species and how everyday actions can help conserve our nation's disappearing plant species.

Date: Friday, May 16
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Conservatory
FREE: No pre-registration required

More: www.usbg.gov