2019 Meeting Schedule
January 21st Regular Meeting at 6:00pm
Location: Hunter Hall at 211 S Main St., Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
We are excited to have Dr. Meghan Milbrath as our featured speaker.
"This is going to be the year! - a big picture look at Northern Beekeeping." What we need to be thinking about throughout the year to be successful beekeepers.
Dr. Meghan Milbrath began working bees with her father as a child over 20 years ago, and now owns and manages The Sand Hill Apiary, a small livestock and queen rearing operation in Munith, Michigan. She studied biology at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, and received degrees in public health from Tulane University and the University of Michigan, where she focused on environmental health sciences and disease transmission risk. Meghan worked as a postdoctoral research associate under Zachary Huang at Michigan State University, studying nosema disease, and is currently an academic specialist at MSU, where she does honey bee and pollinator research and extension and is the coordinator of the Michigan Pollinator Initiative. Meghan is active in multiple beekeeping organizations, writes for multiple beekeeping journals, and speaks about bees all over the country. She currently runs the Northern Bee Network, a directory and resource site dedicated to supporting queen producers, and she is passionate about keeping and promoting healthy bees.
Beginner Beekeeping One Class, February 9, 2019
Beginner Beekeeping Two Class, February 23, 2019
Regular Meeting February 18, 2019. Topic: "The Final Push, Keeping your Bees Alive Until Spring"
Special Meeting with Samuel Ramsey will be March 3rd in the afternoon.
March Regular Meeting will be 3-18-19 Location: Hunter Hall
April Regular Meeting will be 4-15-19 Location: Hunter Hall
May Regular Meeting will be 5-20-19 Bee Yard, Location: TBA
June Regular Meeting will be 6-17-19 will be a picnic
July is the fair
August Regular meeting will be a bee yard 8-19-19