December 20, 2014

Call for Beekeeper of the Year Nominations

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Each year the Maine State Beekeepers Association recognizes the contributions of two special Maine beekeepers by awarding them Beekeeper of the Year and Junior Beekeeper of the Year. These awards will be presented at the MSBA Annual meeting on October 13, 2012. We would like to encourage each chapter of the MSBA to nominate someone for each of these awards. Criteria is based on commitment to … [Read more...]

Beekeeper of the Year 2010 – Nick Kelley

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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...]

Jennifer Nadeau – 2009

Jennifer Nadeau – Maine’s 2009 Beekeeper of the Year

  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

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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...]