Bee Week: Greenfield features Cell Tower Documentary, Free Pollinator Corridor Consultations by local expert
6/14: Multi-award winning documentary screening: “Full Signal: The Hidden Cost of Cell Phones” at Green Fields Market, 144 Main Street, 2nd Floor meeting room, at 5 pm followed by info session including simple precautions people can take to protect themselves from electrosmog, the effects of wireless communication on bees and special guest Patricia Burke, a leader of the fight against “smart” meters in Massachusetts. Filmed in ten countries, Full Signal features leading scientists who have devoted their careers to studying the biological effects of wireless communication. It also looks at the lawmakers, activists and lawyers fighting to regulate antenna placement. Neurologist Dr. Leif Sanford has described the global mobile phone network as “the world’s largest biological experiment ever.” The screening is safe to attend for people suffering from electro-hypersensitivity.
The screening comes at an ideal time to learn more about the issue: AT&T has been building out its’ network of antennas in the Hilltowns and is scheduled to present a proposal to Shelburne’s Zoning Board of Appeals for a new 100 foot cell tower on Colrain-Shelburne Road in an apple orchard overlooking Route 2 on Tuesday, 6/17 at 7 pm in Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge Street in Shelburne. Click here to sign the petition to be delivered to the ZBA.
6/14-6/15: Plant Flowers Greenfield! Weekend of bee-friendly flower planting around town. First three “abutter pairs” of home/business owners who email us or call (413) 625-6569 will receive a free 1/2 hour “pollinator corridor” consultation from expert Tom Sullivan of Pollinators Welcome. The public is invited to listen in to these consultations at 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm on 6/14. Locations TBA.
Learn more about Bee Weeks and Bee Week: Springfield coming up in July