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Colorado Professional Beekeeping Association

- October 20, 2018 -


Oct 20, 2018    
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The Meeting Place
1450 Dry Creek Drive, Longmont, CO, 80503

“Celebrating Colorado’s Rich & Successful Beekeeping Heritage”

2018 Fall Meeting – October 20th

The Meeting Place
1450 Dry Creek Drive, Longmont, CO 80503

For Directions & Hotel Reservations:
Call (303) 702-682-2894 or (303) 845-1367or (303) 845-1352 (ask for CPBA rate)

Hotel accommodations will be at Spring Hill Suites


Featured Speakers: Will be Dr. .Jerry Bromenshenk of  The University of Montana & Bee Alert Technologies and  Mr. Jon Entine of  The Genetic Literacy Project

Meeting Schedule

Friday Evening October 19th

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.: Pre-meeting social time. This year there will be no formal program on Friday night before the program  on Saturday. However for those arriving early and for CPBA members primarily, some of us may meet together at the hotel and go to dinner together at a nearby restaurant. Check with the hotel or another CPBA member before the meeting for further details.

Saturday October 20th [In The Meeting Place – adjacent to the Spring Hill]

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.: Check-in & Registration – $75.00 Includes meeting, refreshments and buffet lunch. Coffee and hot teas available in the morning.

Please register & prepay with credit card or PayPal before October 20st

9:00 – 12:00 noon.: Regular presentations. .

 Dr. Bromenshenk will give a detailed run-down on the University of Montana’s Master Beekeeping Program which has proved to be very popular with previous students.

Mr. Entine will be talking on the topic of “Why Honey Bee Populations Aren’t Crashing” and the reasons that “Pesticides are Not the Major Problem with Honey Bee Health”

10:30 –10:45 a.m.:  Break

10:45-Noon; Other presentations to be scheduled between Dr. Bromenshenk and Mr. Entine’s presentations TBA

12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.: Buffet Lunch in the Conference Center.  See below for menu.  Coffee, hot and iced tea will also be available for lunch.

  • Tossed Salad
  • Chicken & Beef entrees’
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Seasonal Vegetables
  • Dessert

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.: Resumption of regular presentations

Dr. Bromenshenk will talk on the electronic hive monitoring technology and work that he is conducting through Bee Alert Technologies.

Mr. Entine will give a presentation on “Why the Media are Incorrect in Assuming that Pesticides are Causing a Bee Health Crisis”

[There will be a CPBA business meeting for (CPBA directors and members only) immediately after presentations to discuss organizational business]

Attendees are invited to stay after the meeting to have dinner and visit with the day’s speakers and other CPBA members at a nearby restaurant (buy meal on your own).  Usually around 6:00 p.m.  Check with CPBA members after meeting to see what’s been decided.

For further info please contact:
CPBA Secretary Jacy Johnston-Eylar (970) 405-0709

Or CPBA Communications Director Al Summers (303) 702-0085