Protecting the Jewels of the Night: Firefly Life, Sex and Death

Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 12-1 pm EST
Curtis Hall Multipurpose Room (474 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA)
Online Viewer Livestream Registration – Apr. 27

Come experience firefly magic and learn about the remarkably diverse lifestyles of these insects with Tufts Professor emerita Sara Lewis on Thursday, April 27th from 12-1pm. She will share lessons from her 30 years of experience in the field, including how fireflies evolved their light-producing talents, their reproduction, and how human activities are threatening to extinguish their bright lights. Join in person in the Curtis Hall Multipurpose Room (including free pizza!) or online at This lecture is cosponsored by Tufts Environmental Studies Program & Biology Department.