Sun, Aug 13|
Almonte Civitan Centre
Bringing beekeepers together from across Eastern Ontario with presentations, workshops, and a special Queen Auction!" 🐝🌼
Time & Location
Aug 13, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Almonte Civitan Centre, 500 Almonte St, Almonte, ON K0A 1A0, Canada
About the Event
We are very Happy to Announce Bee Day 2023!
This is a wonderful event that will have many presentations about bees and bee related topics. The event brings together four neighbouring beekeeping groups who are co-hosting this event
Hosts: Eastern Ontario Beekeepers Association, Lanark Beekeepers Association, Upper Ottawa Beekeepers Association, Limestone Beekeepers' Guild
Presenters: Paul Kozak (provincial apiarist), Ian Grant (OBA), TTP (potential)
Presentation topics: Updates from the Provincial Apiary Program, the Ontario Beekeepers Assocation, the OBA Tech Transfer Program on various topics including small hive beetle, waxmoths, etc. 3 workshops (each running twice, once in the morning, once in the afternoon so participants can get more in): marking queens (using drones); mite checking (all the methods); making candles.
Queen Auction: 12+ queens to be auctioned off.
Proceeds are to go to the Ontario Beekeepers Assocation TechTransfer Program. A dashing VP named Brendan from Kingston will be the auctioneer!
Venue amenities: Food vendors Other vendors Bathrooms on site
We hope many of our EOBA Members can attend.