Calendar of Events

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
SPEAKER:  Jack Hildrith    President Maine State Beekeepers Association
Jack will be discussing  NUCS   ( Nucleus Colonies )
How to set them up.   Timing.  What type of frames are needed?  Why do we need them, and why should we have them in our apiary.
Business meeting prior to presentation.
Each year we take an informal overwintering tally.  Come and be counted!

April 8, 2015
Tony Jadzak, Maine State Apiarist

May 13, 2015
“SARE Project Update” Erin Forbes, Master Beekeeper and past board president of Maine State Beekeepers Association

June 10, 2015
“The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” our own Mike McNally will talk about new research on how mushrooms can help honey bees battle disease and parasites.


Wednesday,  October 8, 2014

Chris Rogers from Backwoods Bee Farm, of Windham Maine.
Will cover: Preparing your bees for winter.
What to look for; to make sure your bees are healthy.
Medications.  Methods of feeding.
Overwintering with NUCs.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Karen Kimball will Present:  Queen Introductions
Finding the old Queen.
Attendant Removal.
Delayed release methods
Introduction to the Snelgrove Double Screen Board
Using a Push-in Introduction Cage.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Sagadahoc County Beekeepers Monthly Meeting 7:00 p.m.
47 Pleasant Street
Topsham, Maine 04086

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Humble Abodes, Inc. Open House.
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
636 Coopers Mills Road
Windsor, Maine 04363
(207) 549-5501
** Snow date Saturday, March 21, 2014

Hope to see everyone there……..

Note: We can now post the meeting cancellations on Channel 6 and Channel 13.  If we have bad weather, you can check these TV stations for the cancellation or you can always call one of our contacts to be sure.

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