NOTE: due to availability of the meeting room this meeting will be held on Wednesday August 14th, the SECOND WEDNESDAY in August.
The meeting topic will be Record Keeping and Learning ~ or, Things I Should Have Done Presented by Ray Lackey. Ray will discuss the benefits of consistent record keeping in the apiary and the type of information beekeepers should track to minimize loss and improve outcomes, whether it be honey production, queen rearing or making increase.
Ray is the club Vice president and an Eastern Apiculture Society Certified Master Beekeeper since 1995. Ray has served as president of the Long Island Beekeepers Association, Regional Director of the Empire State Honey Producers, and President of the EAS Master Beekeepers. Ray regularly speaks in schools, scouts, nature centers, and adult groups on pollination, beekeeping, and pesticides. He also builds, installs, and maintains observation hives at nature centers and has written a booklet on Observation hive maintenance for schools, museums, and nature centers.
Please do yourself a favor and attend this meeting to learn how effective record keeping can help you meet your beekeeping goals, whatever they might be.
We meet at Schuler's Books, 2660 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI.
You can learn all that is involved in keeping bees as a hobby or a business!
Meet other beekeepers and learn from them and share your knowledge
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Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30PM- 8:00 PM at
2660 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
The club has no dues or application process- just drop into a meeting!
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 616-437-6364