The CSBA Summer Meeting will be held at the beautiful property of Paul and Nanci Limbach is Silt, CO. Featured speaker will be Dr. Jim Tew.
More info soon!
SOLD OUT!!! This year, we will be entertaining our speakers at Pegasus restaurant in Castle Rock. Dinner begins at 5:30 and we have a private room reserved. There is room for 25 people. Please call or email me if you would like to attend. Beth Conrey 970-213-3099 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colorado State Beekeepers Association Winter Meeting
The Colorado State Beekeepers Association Winter Meeting will be held at Kirk Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 from 8 am to 5 pm. The Fairgrounds are located just east of I-25 off Exit 181.
On Friday evening from 7-9 pm, we will have the “Meet and Greet”.
The featured speaker on Saturday is Katie Lee. Katie is Marla Spivak’s PhD candidate. While Katie is the “Main Event”, she is not the only event. We have a full day of interesting speakers!
The meeting will also feature the BIG MONEY HONEY contest. The top honey entry winner will take away a prize package worth $300, a beautiful hand carved wooden plaque and the traveling trophy with their engraved nameplate. Rules and entry forms can be found on the CSBA website.
The CSBA would like to invite ALL Colorado beekeepers to the meeting and look forward to seeing you there. Take advantage of discounted pre-registration fees by returning the form by October 31st or register online at: http://coloradobeekeepers.org/csba-winter-meeting-2014/
I hope to see you there!
The Colorado State Beekeepers Association, along with Honeybee Keep, is proud and pleased to present Ross Conrad. Ross’ website is Dancing Bee Gardens. He is the author of “Natural Beekeeping–Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture”.
Ross will be conducting an advanced beekeeping seminar at the Crescent Grange located at 7901 W. 120th Avenue in Broomfield on Saturday, January 24, 2015. This will be an all-day seminar beginning at 8:30 am and ending at 5:00 pm.
Advanced Beekeeping Seminar content
- mite biology and identification,
- genetic resistance,
- nucleus colonies and brood cycle interruption,
- screened bottom boards,
- trapping mites,
- comb rotation,
- essential oils,
- organic acids,
- herbal treatments,
- sugar dusting,
- small cell foundation/naturally built comb
- the current state of bees and beekeeping and every day solutions for Beekeepers and the public,
- proper nutrition,
- beneficial bacteria and antibiotics,
- organic-vs-non-organic methods of controlling diseases and pests,
- climate change and pollution,
- better stewardship of Earth
3. Controlling Pests (Other Than Varroa) Naturally:
- wax moths,
- small hive beetles,
- American foul brood,
- European foul brood,
- chalk brood,
- chill brood
4. Beekeeping for Human Health:
- developing our spiritual connection
- the amazing and expanding world of apitherapy
The charge is $150 per person and includes coffee/tea, lunch and a fruit pick-me-up in the afternoon.
For a registration form, click here.
For a poster, click here.