Previous Events

Wednesday September 14, 2011

Jane Welch – Demonstration on making hand cream with products of the hive


Wednesday October 12, 2011

Election of Officers for 2012

Phil Gaven, Proprietor of The Honey Exchange in Portland.


Saturday October 15, 2011

Maine State Beekeepers Annual Meeting

Hosted by our club, the Sagadahoc County Beekeepers Association


Wednesday November 9, 2011

Geoff MacLean, Proprietor of Red Brook Honey.

September 8, 2010

Rick Cooper will speak about Fall Management and the EAS (Eastern Apicultural Society) meeting in North Carolina that was held in August.

October 13, 2010

Election of Officers for 20111

Speaker: EAS Master Beekeeper and Maine State Beekeepers President, Erin MacGregor-Forbes will be giving an update on her SARE grant and a talk on how and why to raise a few queens in your own bee yard.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Maine State Beekeepers Association Annual Meeting in Portland.

Speakers will include: Dr. Medhat Nasr (Alberta provincial apiculturist), Dr. Juliana Rangel-Posada (North Carolina State University), and Anthony Jadczak (Maine State Apiarist).

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November 10, 2010

Lincoln Sennett of Swan’s Honey

February 9, 2011

David Israel – Prize-Winning Honey (or “How to push yourself as a beekeeper”)

March 9, 2011

Kimi Benner – on Making Mead

April 13, 2011

Bill Truesdell
Bill started beekeeping over 10 years ago. Bill served as Secretary and Treasurer for his local Chapter of Maine Beekeepers Association and has served on Maine State Beekeepers Association board as a Direct or and Secretary. He is a past Editor of The Bee Line (Maine State Beekeepers Association newsletter). Bill received the Maine Beekeepers Association Beekeeper of the Year for 2000.

May 11, 2011

Maine State Bee Inspector, Tony Jadczak

June 2011

Open Hive @ Tom McDine’s


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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