The Buzz about Bees



  • Wednesday, September 17 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
  • Offering Format: Public Event
  • For visitors 21 years of age and older
  • External Location
  • Admission: $10; buy tickets
  • Associated Persons

    With Noah Wilson-Rich, PhD, founder and chief scientist, Best Bees Company; Chensheng (Alex) Lu, PhD, associate professor of environmental exposure biology, Harvard School of Public Health


Celebrate the arrival of fall with cider, honey, and a book signing! Local bee expert and author Noah Wilson-Rich, PhD, and Alex Lu, PhD, will talk about the 20,000 species of bees that exist today, the causes of Colony Collapse Disorder, and the link between neonicotinoid pesticides, bee populations, and human health.

Venture to the Bantam Cider Tap Room in Union Square, Somerville for good conversation and tastings of Bantam’s artisanal cider and honey selections from Follow the Honey. You'll also have the chance to purchase Wilson-Rich's new book,The Bee: A Natural History. As food is not included, please consider supporting one of Union Square's many eateries for dining options before or after the program.

Tickets on sale beginning Thursday, August 28 (Tuesday, August 26 for Museum members).

Funding for this program provided by the Barbara and Malcolm L. Sherman Fund for Adult Programs.


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