The Long Island Beekeepers Club is proud to host the 3rd annual GREATER NEW YORK BEE CONFERENCE on October 18th 2015. The conference will be held at St. John’s University in the D’Angelo Center, Queens New York. The conference will run from 9am to 4pm with both a continental breakfast and lunch included in the price of admission.
This conference will address a wide range of topics providing information that will assist those who attend an opportunity to become better keepers of their hives.
Diana Sammataro Ph.D. -recently retired ARS-USDA Bee Lab Tucson, AZ
Mites everything you want to know.
Honey plants for our bees
Rachael Bonoan Ph.D. Candidate-Tufts University
Why do honey bees like dirty water?
Timothy Leslie Ph.D.- Long Island University
Bees and the interaction with the Urban landscape.
Jay Evans Ph.D.- ARS-USDA Bee Lab Beltsville, MD
What’s it like inside a bee?
Honey bee parasite resistance
In addition, 5 top beekeeping companies will be on hand for beekeepers to shop and purchase a wide variety of beekeeping supplies, equipment and novelties. Many of the companies will be accepting pre-orders, saving shipping charges. The list of participating bee supply companies will be identified on our website in the bee conference section.
For further information and registration please visit our website at www.longislandbeekeepers.org