Grand Rapids Michigan, US

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Our next meeting is at 6:30 PM Wed. March 6, 2019

Meeting location is at Schuler's Books at  2660 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512 

The Meeting topics will be:

  Starting with Beekeeping

Presented By Don Lam

(details below)

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March Meeting Topic


Beginning with Bees- Don Lam will be presenting Beginning With Bees.  Don will discuss installing packages and Nucs and what new beekeepers should be aware of when starting out.  He'll touch on equipment and protective clothing and siting your new hives. 

About the speaker,  Don Lam and his wife, Jean  have been keeping bees for nearly 25 years. They provide pollination services and produce honey, and frequently host field trips to their apiaries. Don teaches local and state beekeeping classes and gives presentations to community groups.

Don is an officer of the Holland Area Beekeepers’ Association and serves on the board of directors for the Michigan Beekeepers’ Association. Don and Jean have made trips to Georgia for bees for more than a dozen years.

Don also runs a business selling Beekeeping equipment and package bees- Website:


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Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30PM- 8:00 PM at 

Schuler's Books  

2660 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512 

The club has no dues or application process- just drop into a meeting!

Grand Rapids Area Beekeepers

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States