City of Regina releases over 250,000 insects to combat aphids

Jul 14, 2022 | 11:28am

The City of Regina handed out ladybugs and a brand new insect to battle aphids. The City handed out over 200,000 ladybugs and over 60,000 green lacewings eggs to hundreds of kids to spread across the City and Victoria Park. Russell Erich, the manager of open space services with the City of Regina, said that […]

City of Regina holds annual ladybug event

Jul 18, 2019 | 4:38pm

About 250,000 ladybugs were dispersed to kids in Regina’s Victoria park Thursday. It’s the third annual event that the city of Regina organizes to teach kids about the usefulness of ladybugs. Spokesperson Russell Eirich said using ladybugs is a pesticide free way to control aphids. “We don’t always have to use pesticides, our area tries to […]