CSBA's annual summer bee college. Katie Lee who has worked with queen breeders in California on selecting for hygienic behavior will be the main speaker this year. This is a great chance to meet beekeepers from across the state and gain some valuable knowledge at the same time.Read More
Come early to spend some time focused on questions and issues geared to newer beekeepers.
This month we have Beth Conray coming to talk to us about beekeeping in Colorado. When it comes to bees in CO you'd be hard pressed to find someone with more knowledge than Beth and this is our chance to share in a small part of that.
This month we have Laura Pottorff from the Colorado Department of Agriculture coming to talk to us about the results from the 2016 apiary survey. This study took samples from apiaries all over the country, including Colorado, and tested for disease, pesticide and other factors in the hive. Laura will fill us in on what was found through the entire study and locally.
Come early to the meeting to ask questions and talk about issues focused on new beekeepers.
Come support this wonderful local market. Mile Hive will have an educational booth here to spread the word about beekeeping. You can visit their website at http://jpfleamarket.com/
This month we have Joyce Kennedy from the Pollinator Protection Action Network (PPAN) coming to talk to us about the efforts of their organization. PPAN is constantly involved with helping our state pass laws that are friendly to pollinators and making Colorado a better home for all of us.