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    Default Honey Bee Health - a Bee Wellness Workshop

    The Finger Lakes Beekeepers Club is offering a full-day workshop on Saturday, February 23 to teach about bee health. Topics include:

    • Major honeybee pests and their life cycles
    • What is this Varroa pest anyway?
    • How to check hives for mites
    • How to treat mite-infected hives
    • Basic anatomy of the honeybee
    • What's wrong with this frame?
    • How to test for American Foulbrood
    • And more!

    When: Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Doors open at 8:30am. Grab the registration form here (PDF)

    Where: The Cayuga Nature Center, 1420 Taughannock Blvd Ithaca, NY 14850-9510 (Bring your own lunch!)

    Cost: $15 per person (includes some course materials). If you register before February 14, you can also order a print copy of A Field Guide to Honey Bees and their Maladies for $15. We will have a limited number available on-site to purchase.

    Participants are welcome to bring their own microscopes, and our instructors will evaluate them for you.

    Feel free to contact me on Beesource, or

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    Dec 2005
    Brasher Falls, NY, USA

    Default Re: Honey Bee Health - a Bee Wellness Workshop

    This is great Shelley. It's good to see this program continuing.
    Just because something is new to you, doesn't mean it is new, or revolutionary. Mark Berninghausen


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