Urban pollinator conservation

via habitat creation, community education, and pollinator science.

TPI is run by enthusiastic scientists at Tufts University, Massachusetts (greater Boston area).

We have been a certified Bee Campus USA since 2020.


Did you see our signs around the city? Learn more about our research studying monarch butterflies and sweat bees!

Upcoming events:
->Native Plant Sale: Father’s Day Weekend June 19th, 2022
-> Secret Lives of Native Bees Lecture, June 24th, 2022, 7pm virtual
-> Urban Pollinator Safari, Somerville Growing Center, June 26th, 2022

Past News:

-> Earth Day pollinator safari on Tufts campus, April 22, 2022
-> Pollinator Trivia @ Aeronaut Brewery, Somerville, April 19, 2022
-> Tufts TedX Undercurrents, March 6th 2022 feat. “We’re Saving the Wrong Bees”
->Nick’s Hoch Cunningham Lecture “Can cities save bees?” is now available.

If you have an idea for a collaboration, want us to work with your group, or are just excited about pollinators, connect with us online (@PollinateTufts) or via email.