Saturday March 21st, 2 pm. Annual General Meeting at St Paul's Parish Hall. The speaker will be Phil Chandler (Barefoot Beekeeper) talking about Sustainable Beekeeping, followed by tea and cakes as well AGM business.
Thursday April 16th (evening) Venue: Lancaster House Conference Centre, Lancaster, LA1 4GJ
Time 7:30 pm
Professor Keith Delaplane (Prof. of Entomology at Louisiana State University, USA).
Keith is the Keynote Speaker at the British Beekeepers Association’s (BBKA) 2015 Spring Convention and Lancaster Beekeepers have been fortunate in having been able to arrange for Keith to come to Lancaster to speak as part of his Pre-Convention Tour.
We are the only location in the North that he will visit so this will be a unique opportunity to hear a world class renowned expert in our local area.
Keith oversees honey bee research, instruction and outreach at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences USA. He is a frequent lecturer on behalf of bee science across the English speaking world. In 2014 he was recognised by Her Majesty The Queen as an honorary Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his research and outreach efforts in the United Kingdom.
Some of Keith’s specialist interests include the pathological effects of parasitic mites on honey bees, integrated control of parasitic mites, interaction of comb substrate on bee sociobiology and bee conservation biology.
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