Beekeeper’s Calendar

Jun
3
Sat
2017
Northeast KS Beekeepers FunDay @ Douglas County Fairgrounds
Jun 3 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Northeastern Kansas Beekeeper’s

2017 Funday

Saturday, June 3rd 2017

Registration: 7:30 – 8:30am

Program: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., Lawrence KS

Fee includes Lunch, Beverages, Snacks & Homemade Honey Ice Cream and a Full Day of Fun!

Bring your hat and veil or bee suit -we’ll have workshops at bee hives!
Cost: $40.00 per person for those Pre-registered, $50 at the door

Children under 5 free, ages 6-18 $17.50 for those preregistered $20 at the door

Pre-Register by May 22nd to be in a drawing to get your registration refunded

Click here for Registration Form or to register online visit our website at WWW.NEKBA.ORG

For information contact Becky Tipton at 785-484-3710 or bstbees@embarqmail.com

Guest Speakers

Jennifer Berry M.S., 2000, University of Georgia, Entomology.   For the past 17 years, Jennifer Berry has been the Apicultural Research Professional and Lab Manager for the University of Georgia Honey Bee Program. Her research objectives have focused on improving honey bee health, the sub-lethal effects of pesticides on beneficial insects and IPM techniques for varroa and small hive beetle control.

Scott Debnam, a graduate of the University of Montana Wildlife Biology program and has 14 years of experience managing the research colonies for the University. His research focuses on the movement of pollinators through the environment and the ecological patterns that influence their plant choices.

Dr. Judy We-Smart, Entomology Extension Specialist University of Nebraska, Lincoln whose area of interest was sublethal effects of neonicotinyl insecticides on honey bee and bumble bee queens and colony development. She rocks!

Dr. Marion Ellis, a retired professor of entomology and researcher from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will be a feature speaker. We love him!

Dr. Chip Taylor—the swarm king! He is the Founder and Director of Monarch Watch; Professor Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Swarm Demo with Dr. Chip Taylor!

Hands-on workshop and presentations all day!

 Vendors:

Mann Lake Supply

Brushy Mountain

Dadant and Sons-If you wish to preorder do so by the end of May, ask for -Arlyn or Gina. 217-847-3324

Jordys Honey, Robert Hughes 913-681-5777

Heartland Honey, Cecil Sweeney 913-856-8356

Douglas County Master Gardeners

Flower & Plant Sale Dreher Bldg. Patio

Door Prizes: The swarm from the swarm demonstration will be given away in a single hive. There will be door prizes from supply dealers.  You must be present to win and you must fill out an evaluation form to win any door prizes.

Motels that are in Lawrence:

Best Western, 2309 Iowa, 785-843-9100

Hampton Inn, 2300 W. 6th, 785-841-4994

A Silent Auction will be held to benefit the

NEKBA Scholarship Program

Donations of auction items are appreciated!

 

Program & Speakers Subject to Change

NEKBA.org visit our website to register

 

 

Jun
12
Mon
2017
Beekeeper Mentoring with Joli & Cecil @ Joli & Cecil's Home
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Beekeeper Mentoring with Joli & Cecil

at our house – 19201 S Clare Rd Spring Hill KS 66083 from 6-8pm

Please call or email that you will be attending – 913-856-8356 or joli@heartlandhoney.com.  

If you have protective clothing please bring it with you.  We’ll go through some of our hives, making sure that people can see eggs and larvae and find the  queen.  We just talk about seasonal beekeeping and see what our hives are doing.  We also make sure that you know how to use a smoker and hive tool. 

$10 donation per session to the NEKBA Scholarship Fund

These are held the 2nd Monday of the month except for April:

Monday April 24

Monday May 8th

Monday June 12th

Monday July 10th

Monday August 14th 

Monday September 11

Jun
19
Mon
2017
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds | Lawrence | Kansas | United States

 

 

Meetings are held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds at  2110 Harper St.  It is easily accessible from K10, turn north on Harper Street and it is just a few blocks.  We are in Building 21 North which will be on your left as you turn into the fairgrounds.We’ll be in the East and West Meeting room.

Jul
10
Mon
2017
Beekeeper Mentoring with Joli & Cecil @ Joli & Cecil's Home
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Beekeeper Mentoring with Joli & Cecil

at our house – 19201 S Clare Rd Spring Hill KS 66083 from 6-8pm

Please call or email that you will be attending – 913-856-8356 or joli@heartlandhoney.com.  

If you have protective clothing please bring it with you.  We’ll go through some of our hives, making sure that people can see eggs and larvae and find the  queen.  We just talk about seasonal beekeeping and see what our hives are doing.  We also make sure that you know how to use a smoker and hive tool. 

$10 donation per session to the NEKBA Scholarship Fund

These are held the 2nd Monday of the month except for April:

Monday April 24

Monday May 8th

Monday June 12th

Monday July 10th

Monday August 14th 

Monday September 11

Jul
16
Sun
2017
Northeast KS Beekeepers Picnic @ Gage Park
Jul 16 @ 1:00 pm
Northeast KS Beekeepers Picnic @ Gage Park | Topeka | Kansas | United States

Gage Park,  Topeka, KS

 

Aug
14
Mon
2017
Beekeeper Mentoring with Joli & Cecil @ Joli & Cecil's Home
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Beekeeper Mentoring with Joli & Cecil

at our house – 19201 S Clare Rd Spring Hill KS 66083 from 6-8pm

Please call or email that you will be attending – 913-856-8356 or joli@heartlandhoney.com.  

If you have protective clothing please bring it with you.  We’ll go through some of our hives, making sure that people can see eggs and larvae and find the  queen.  We just talk about seasonal beekeeping and see what our hives are doing.  We also make sure that you know how to use a smoker and hive tool. 

$10 donation per session to the NEKBA Scholarship Fund

These are held the 2nd Monday of the month except for April:

Monday April 24

Monday May 8th

Monday June 12th

Monday July 10th

Monday August 14th 

Monday September 11

Aug
21
Mon
2017
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds | Lawrence | Kansas | United States

 

 

Meetings are held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds at  2110 Harper St.  It is easily accessible from K10, turn north on Harper Street and it is just a few blocks.  We are in Building 21 North which will be on your left as you turn into the fairgrounds.

Sep
11
Mon
2017
Beekeeper Mentoring with Joli & Cecil @ Joli & Cecil's Home
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Beekeeper Mentoring with Joli & Cecil

at our house – 19201 S Clare Rd Spring Hill KS 66083 from 6-8pm

Please call or email that you will be attending – 913-856-8356 or joli@heartlandhoney.com.  

If you have protective clothing please bring it with you.  We’ll go through some of our hives, making sure that people can see eggs and larvae and find the  queen.  We just talk about seasonal beekeeping and see what our hives are doing.  We also make sure that you know how to use a smoker and hive tool.

$10 donation per session to the NEKBA Scholarship Fund

These are held the 2nd Monday of the month except for April:

Monday April 24

Monday May 8th

Monday June 12th

Monday July 10th

Monday August 14th 

Monday September 11

Sep
18
Mon
2017
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds | Lawrence | Kansas | United States

 

 

Meetings are held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds at  2110 Harper St.  It is easily accessible from K10, turn north on Harper Street and it is just a few blocks.  We are in Building 21 North which will be on your left as you turn into the fairgrounds.

Oct
16
Mon
2017
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds | Lawrence | Kansas | United States

 

 

Meetings are held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds at  2110 Harper St.  It is easily accessible from K10, turn north on Harper Street and it is just a few blocks.  We are in Building 21 North which will be on your left as you turn into the fairgrounds.

Nov
20
Mon
2017
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds | Lawrence | Kansas | United States

 

 

Meetings are held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds at  2110 Harper St.  It is easily accessible from K10, turn north on Harper Street and it is just a few blocks.  We are in Building 21 North which will be on your left as you turn into the fairgrounds.

Dec
18
Mon
2017
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm
Northeast KS Beekeepers Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds | Lawrence | Kansas | United States

 

 

Meetings are held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds at  2110 Harper St.  It is easily accessible from K10, turn north on Harper Street and it is just a few blocks.  We are in Building 21 North which will be on your left as you turn into the fairgrounds.We’ll be in the East and West Meeting room.

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