November 29, 2015

Beekeeper of the Year 2010 – Nick Kelley

Letter to the nominating committee: We would like to nominate Nick Kelley for the Beekeeper of the Year award. In 1993 a small group of beekeepers from Franklin and Oxford County began meeting monthly to discuss beekeeping. These meetings were the foundation of the Western Maine Beekeepers Association (WMBA) and Nick Kelley has been a cornerstone of the club since day one. His enthusiasm … [Read more...]

2010 MSBA Annual Meeting Lineup Announced

The Speakers for the 2010 Maine State Beekeepers Association Meeting have been announced by the sponsoring Chapter, the York County Beekeepers Association. Headlining will be Jennifer Berry. Ms. Berry is Apicultural Research Coordinator and Lab Manager at the University of Georgia. She’s actively involved in all aspects of honey bee research and education for the state of Georgia. Her primary … [Read more...]

Nominations Committee working on a slate for 2010

Interested in serving you state organization? the requirements are twofold: 1) to be enthusiastic about bees in maine, and 2) be willing to contribute to running the board in a forward direction. the meetings are in augusta about 8 times per year procedurally, the nominating committee will most likely form in February (30+ days before the meeting in March) i believe there will be … [Read more...]

Jennifer Nadeau – 2009

  Jennifer Nadeau – Maine’s 2009 Beekeeper of the Year Awarded at the Maine State Beekeepers Association’s Annual Meeting 2009   … [Read more...]

Anna – 2007 Junior Beekeeper of the Year

Anna was selected for the 2007 Jr. Beekeeper of the Year Award by the Maine State Beekeepers Association. She went to Bee School and learned a great deal about Honey Bees. Her study included topics related to pests, disease, and hive management practices. Anna tells us that she is honored to be the Jr. Beekeeper of the year. Congratulations Anna! … [Read more...]