Club group meetings take the very first Thursday of each and every thirty days at 7:30pm. Group meetings take place on Legion cottage in San Anselmo, CA (20 Veterans Put)
September 3, 2015: Lilia De Guzman will undoubtedly be joining united states this week from USDA-ARS laboratory in Baton Rouge, LA…the lab that imported Russian bee stock and it has done considerable research to their systems of mite opposition. That, in reality is what she’ll be discussing…particularly brushing and hygienic behavior. For all thinking about exactly how some bees are looking after themselves, you won’t want to miss this presentation. Fulfilling Movie
October 1, 2015: Gadgets and Gizmos/ Auction. Tonite filled up with the ingenious inventions and discoveries of users is interspersed with offerings of hushed and real time auction beekeeping things. Recommendations, trips and quips make for a lively night.
November 5, 2015: Kim Flottum, editor of Bee heritage mag has long had their fingers regarding pulse of this bee world. If he doesn't notice it all, he views most of it, and then he will offer an entertaining revision before opening the ground to discussion.
December 3, 2015: Elina Nino is the UC Davis Extension Apiarist taking Eric Mussen’s place. She's working on issues of bee breeding and starting a Master Beekeeper Program.
January 7, 2016: Neal Williams, a UC Davis entomologist, is a specialist on local bees and forage. He can talk on their models for bee habitat which will gain natives too and honey bees.
February 4, 2016: David Tarpy is an entomologist at vermont State University who integrates knowledge of bee biology to aid enhance general colony health. He's a favorite professor at NCSU and a respected specialist.
March 3, 2016: Dr. Greg Hunt, Professor of Behavioral Genetics, Purdue University. Prof. search is an entomologist, specializing in honey bees, that is both a bench scientist and a field researcher. As founder associated with multi-state Heartland Apicultural community, he's got worked closely because of the requirements of beekeepers. He had been part of the USDA-funded query into CCD. He has a specific desire for bees’ defensive qualities, VSH and especially brushing – the behavior regarding the Asian bee that is the initial number of Varroa. Meeting video
April 7, 2016: Dewey Caron is an emeritus professor of entomology within University of Delaware and a longtime organizer of the Eastern Apiculture community. He's mcdougal of Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping. He now life in both Oregon plus Bolivia. He can share his hands-on expertise regarding Africanized bee. Meeting movie
May 5, 2016: Yves Le Conte is a premier European researcher. He's the pinnacle of INRA, the French nationwide bee laboratory. After French apiaries had been devastated by Varroa in 1982, Le Conte investigated the occasional surviving apiary and managed to determine characteristics in those bees that permitted them to rid their colonies of the mites.
Summer 2, 2016: Bonnie Morse will speak in the Broodless venture that she along with her husband Gary Morse have performed at San Francisco State University Romberg Center throughout the last 12 months. Longtime survivor stock breeders, the Morses have actually studied the tendency of some bees to split the brood cycle utilizing the aftereffect of depriving mites brood to boost in.