2015 South Carolina Beekeeping Events
The Center for Honeybee Research, in partnership with the Park Service and area Bee Associations will offer a two-day course in Beginning Beekeeping, March 14 & 15, 2015
at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, NC. The Western North Carolina Regional Bee School has grown into one of the largest in the U.S., last year attracting attendees from six states as well as throughout North Carolina, and offers a cohesive curriculum meant to introduce first-time beekeepers to the considerations and challenges likely to confront them in their first year. Classes begin at 9:00 AM on Saturday, March 14, until 5:00 PM, and resume 12:30 PM til 4:30 PM on Sunday March 15.
Cost is $45 per person in advance, $60 at the door, if available. Details and online registration at www.chbr.org
South Carolina will schedule a Summer 2015 Conference in July. No details for this meeting yet, we are working on dates and a speaker line-up.
Joint Beekeeping Conference Feb.5-7 at Union Agriculture Center
Register Online for the NC/SC Joint Meeting ....click here.
Note: For South Carolina members, you will register as a NC member, but will not be required to enter a County and NC ID #.
The North Carolina State Beekeepers Association (NCSBA) is hosting the joint North Carolina and South Carolina Beekeepers Spring Conference in Monroe, NC at the Union County Cooperative Extension Center on February 5, 6, & 7, 2015. The theme for this conference is
“Protecting Our Bees.”
Guest speakers and workshop presenters will include:
- Kim Flottum, editor, Bee Culture Magazine;
- Dr. Keith Delaplane, Professor of Entomology, University of Georgia;
-Jennifer Berry, Research Professional III, University of Georgia;
-Rev. Charles Butler, author of "The Feminine Monarchie,” from London, England.
Workshop topics will include hive management, hive products, wax processing. The “Ask the Experts” session will be held Friday morning and questions asked of the experts during this session will be carried through the remaining sessions of the conference. The Intro/Intermediate Beekeeping class taught by Dr. Ambrose will be held Thursday morning prior to the opening conference sessions. More detailed information will be available on the website as it becomes available. Register early: Go to the website ncbeekeepers.org to download and print the advance registration form or if you are an active NCSBA member, you may fill out the form electronically online. The advance registration form includes hotel information for your convenience.
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