Denise lead a great beginner beekeeper session about bee biology and behavior.
CLUB BUSINESS MEETING
Elections were held in November. Term began Jan1
President – Karen Miller
Vice President – Denise Drummond
Secretary – Laura Polley
Treasurer – Kathy Jackson
New Board Member – Robert Lemcke
2024 club goals
1.Increase member attendance & involvement. Ideas:
•More hands-on activities/demos
•Solicit more experienced members to mentor
•Opportunities to sell honey
2.Promote a strong understanding of bee biology and behavior among our new beekeepers
3.Increase community involvement.
Feb 12 meeting
Bring your smokers and your favorite beekeeping tool.
•Beginner Session – equipment, tools, & smoker lighting practice
•Main Program – What type of beekeeper do you want to be and equipment options to suit your needs/goals.
•Smoker burn out! You bring your creosote crusted smoker, we’ll bring the blow torch and show you how to burn off all that gunk.
Main presentation by Karen shared beekeeping resources and where to get bees.