NCBA Monthly Meeting

February 10, 2014 Beth Conrey
When:
February 20, 2014 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2014-02-20T20:30:00-07:00
2014-02-20T21:30:00-07:00
Where:
Berthoud Community Center
248 Welch Avenue
Berthoud, CO 80513
USA
Cost:
FREE for CSBA members/$5 for non-members
Contact:
John Green

Diana Sammataro and Miles McGaughey

Diana Sammataro will be in the area in February, and has agreed to speak at our meeting on February 20th in Berthoud. She is a nationally-known researcher at the Carl Hayden Honey Bee Research Center in Tucson, AZ. If you are unfamiliar with Diana’s work, a profile/biography can be found here:http://www.ars.usda.gov/pandp/people/people.htm?personid=31186. She also co-wrote the Beekeeper’s Handbook which used to be the text reference for the NCBA beginning beekeeping class. She was here about 4 years ago and was very well received. Our thanks goes out to Beth Conrey, who is helping to coordinate Diana’s Colorado schedule, and let us know of this opportunity. Our meeting will start with BCBA President Miles McGaughey telling us about “Shaking Bees” – how he and Tom Theobold produce packages of bees for local beekeepers each year out at Koehnen’s in California.

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