York has Open Hive sessions, guest Speakers & Lesson on Beekeeping

Events – 2012 to 2013

Hello Everyone,

Here is our full slate of guest speakers for our new season of 2012 into 2013.  As you probably know, we meet every 2nd Monday of the month at the Jr. High School Library, in Sanford, from 6:30 to 8:30.  We typically have a short, general meeting and then proceed to listening to our guest speaker.  We also have snacks and a raffle with each meeting.  Hope to see you there.

 

Meeting/Presentation Dates:
September 
Monday 10, 2012
Tony Jadczak – State Apiarist/Inspector, Past EAS Directer
Fall/Winter Management and Disease

October
Monday 15, 2012
Matt Scott – Marine Biologist Scientist, Experienced Beekeeper, Founding Member & Past MSBA President, Past EAS President
The History of Beekeeping in Maine

November
Monday 12, 2012
Erin Forbes – Master Beekeeper, MSBA President
WAX, candles, creams, propolis and recipes

December
Monday 10, 2012
Peter Richardson  - Master Beekeeper
Rearing Queens & making nucs to winter

January
Monday 14, 2013
Dave & Dorinda Prieb – Master Beekeepers – NH
The Bee Cycle and Beekeeping Seasons

February
Monday 11, 2013
Brian Pride – Experienced Beekeeper & Award Winning Mead Maker
    Best Mead East of the Miss. 
How to make award winning Mead and get a Silver Plate – Trophy  :)
ALSO….
Karen Thurlow – Experienced Beekeeper, Master Gardener, Herbalist
How to make sectional Honey, Ross Rounds, Cut Comb, Chunk Honey & Frame Honey
Karen also won the trophy (Silver Plate) for her Ross Rounds, best in section honey category.

March
Monday 11, 2013
Karen Thurlow – Experienced Beekeeper, Master Gardener, Herbalist
Problems with the hive as it relates to queens

April
Monday 8, 2013
Brain Pride – Experienced Beekeeper & Local Distributor of Bee Equipment
Bee equipment, what you need, how to get it ready and what things are nice to have.

May
Monday 13, 2013
Richard McLaughlin – YCBA President, Experienced Beekeeper
Spring Management

June
Monday 10, 2013
Matt Scott – Wildlife Biologist, Marine Biologist Scientist, Experienced Beekeeper, Founding Member & Past MSBA President, Past EAS President
Maine Black Bear and Beekeeping

 

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