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Virginia State Beekeepers Association – 100th Anniversary

- June 15, 2018 -


Jun 15, 2018 - Jun 16, 2018    
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Roanoke College
221 College Lane, Salem, VA, 24153

Save the date for our 100th anniversary meeting, June 15 & 16, at Roanoke College in Roanoke, VA.  The speakers are:

  • Tom Seeley, Professor at Cornell University and an outstanding researcher into the behavior and social life of honey bees.
  • Dewey Caron, Emeritus Professor of Entomology & Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware & Affiliate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, with 40+ years of teaching and doing bee extension and bee research
  • Kirsten Traynor, author of Two Million Blossoms: Discovering the Medicinal Benefits of Honey and Simple, Smart Beekeeping. Additionally she is the new editor of American Bee Journal.
  • Jessica Kern, who has been published in the American Bee Journal and teaches body mechanics for beekeepers.  As a beekeeper, her primary focus is on queen rearing, small scale honey production and pollination.  Jessica actively draws insights from her studies of beekeeping, dressage, yoga, meditation, and Qi Gong.

Sign-up information will be available on the website –