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Honeybees and ‘The Taste Of Honey’ talk at the Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach (2017)


MDC May Lecture Topic: Honeybees and ‘The Taste Of Honey’

Honeybees and “The Taste Of Honey” will be the topic of the May monthly lecture at The Marine Discovery Center.

Marlin Athearn, a University of Florida Certified Master Beekeeper, will be the guest speaker. This month's lecture will be held Thursday, May 18, 2017 starting at 6 p.m., and will be hosted by the Marine Discovery Center, located at 520 Barracuda Boulevard in New Smyrna Beach.

Athearn will discuss the importance of bees as pollinators, how honey is made and harvested, and what citizens should and should not do in their lawns to better protect the health of honeybees.

A variety of different local and regional honeys will be available for tasting at the event. Locally harvested honey will also be available for purchase.

The lecture is open to the public at no charge. No reservations are required.

For more information about the lecture, contact the Marine Discovery Center at 386-428-4828.