We have 2 guest speakers for this weekends meeting!
Natalia Bjorklund will give a presentation on native pollinators. Brian Teeter will give a presentation on habitat for pollinators and how the Farm Bill can assist landowners in establishing pollinator habitat.
2014 Beginning Beekeeping Workshops – Everything you need to know to succeed in Apiculture!
Feb. 15 – North Platte -9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Feb. 22 –Nebraska City -9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
April 19 – ARDC (Mead) 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Registration fee for the North Platte and Nebraska City workshops is $70 per person plus $35 each for additional family members. Registration includes lunch, refreshments, and a workbook for new beekeepers. Preregistration is required for both workshops.
Annual NBA meeting Power Point presentation of the scholarship kids 1st year of beekeeping. Election of Officers and presentation of awards. Prices are: $12.65 for adults, $6.10 for 12 and under. When you pay, just mention you are with the Nebraska Beekeepers Association.
Preparing Your Bees For Winter. October 13th at 1:30 pm. Presenter is Charlie Simonds. Location is Honey Bee World, 12805 Rokeby Road, Bennet, Nebraska. It is just South of Highway 2 between 120th and 134th Streets Southeast of Lincoln.
This event is free and open to the public. Screenings of MORE THAN HONEY are at regular Ross prices.
The MORE THAN HONEY event will be held from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Catch a screening of the film and enjoy the exhibits, food, and drink at your leisure.
The event will feature:
– Tastings of local honey
– Honey themed food and drinks
– Educational booths about bees and honey products
– Encaustic (Beeswax) art-making & demonstration with artist Margaret Berry (from 2:00-3:00 p.m.)
– Screenings of MORE THAN HONEY throughout the day
(1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00 p.m.)
The event is free, normal admission fees to see the movie still apply.