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The Economics of Bumblebees with Bernd Heinrich
October 17, 2023 at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
…To a brilliant introduction to insect and plant ecology focusing on the secret lives of one of nature’s most important and adaptive creatures, bumblebees. Mt. Blue Area Garden Club is honored to welcome its October speaker, Professor Bernd Heinrich, who is a renowned research scientist, well known author, illustrator, and UVM professor emeritus.
This event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and come to learn from Dr. Heinrich’s keen and entertaining observations about the wildlife of Western Maine in this lively presentation.
The event will be held on October 17th, at 12:30 p.m., at Trinity United Methodist Church on Farmington Falls Road in Farmington. There will be a social half hour prior to the program with light refreshments. The presentation will begin at 1:00 p.m.
Bernd Heinrich is a professor emeritus in the biology department at the University of Vermont and is the author of a number of books about nature writing and biology. Heinrich has made major contributions to the study of insect physiology and behavior, as well as bird behavior. In addition to many scientific publications, Heinrich has written over a dozen highly praised books, mostly related to his research examining the physiological, ecological and behavioral adaptations of animals and plants to their physical environments.