Date(s) - Apr 15, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center
569 Hanley Road
Central Point, Oregon
Southern Oregon Beekeeper’s Association is announcing their Spring Bee School, April 15, 2017. Guest speakers include:
Dr. Dewey Caron: Emeritus Professor, Dept of Entomology & Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware and an Affiliate Professor in the Horticulture Department at Oregon State University. He is the author of Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping and is the scientific advisor for the Bee Informed initiative.
Tom Chester: Tom Chester has been a beekeeper for two decades and is an active member of the Portland Metro Beekeeping Association. He is a board member of the Western Apicultural Society and has been a mentor for the Oregon Master Beekeeping Program since its inception. Before retiring he served as director of the Oregon Renewable Energy Center at the Oregon Institute of Technology.
Karessa Torgerson: Committee member, teacher, and mentor for the Oregon Master Beekeepers, board member for Tree Hive Bees, co-founder of Nectar Bee Supply at Shonnard’s Nursery, and board member for the Linn/Benton Beekeeper’s Association.
For more information and to register, please see: http://www.southernoregonbeekeepers.org/news-and-events/soba-beginning-beekeeper-class