Join the Hunt for Bees!

Participate in the Great Sunflower Project!

Citizen Science!

Lemon Queen Sunflower plants are now available at the Athol Public Library.

It's easy to participate in this project:

  1. Take one home and plant it in a sunny location.  When it has a flower, spend 15 minutes a day watching for honeybees which  might visit your sunflower. 
  2. Count the number of bees you see in that 15 minute period and enter your data at


Call 978-249-9515 for more information.