Many events in the art and science of the work are available for improving practice, including ongoing bee schools and bee days. Make plans this year to attend. Among them:
May 5. California Honey Festival. Downtown Woodland. Information: 530.668.8839; firstname.lastname@example.org or californiahoneyfestival.com.
May 20. Trifecta Bee Event (9:30 am–4:30 pm). Information: www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/trifecta
May 20. World Bee Day. Information: www.worldbeeday.org.
June 9. Linn-Benton Beekeepers Association Field Day. Information: www.lbba.us/2018-field-day.
June 18–24. National Pollinator Week. Information: pollinator.org/pollinator-week.
July 14. Southern Oregon Summer Bee School.
August 3–5. Western Apicultural Society Conference. Boise, Idaho. Information: www.westernapiculturalsociety.org.
August 13–17. Eastern Apiculture Society. Hampton, Virginia. Information: www.easternapiculture.org.
October 26–28: OSBA Fall Conference. Salem Convention Center, Salem. Information, when available: orsba.org.
November 13–15. 2018 CSBA Annual Convention. Harrah’s Resort Southern California. Information: www.californiastatebeekeepers.com.
January 8–12. 2019 American Beekeeping Federation Conference & Tradeshow. Sheraton Myrtle Beach & The Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Information: www.abfnet.org/?