The March 14th meeting will be in the Savanna Room at Quarry Hill Nature Center.

NewBees session starts at 6:30 with James White answering your questions.

This will be followed by 'Prairie Restoration', a Ted Talk by Chris Schad.

The Keynote Speaker is Erin Loeffler, Ecological Science Conservationist from the Minnesota Board of Water & Soil, Duluth.

Her presentation is 'Planting for Residential Pollinator Habitat'.  She will explain ways to plan, install and maintain pollinator habitats in yards.  This will cover how to determine what project type is right for you, planting design, plant selection, along with available technical and financial resources.  

Don't miss this evening.  See you there.


Monthly Meetings for 2024


Feb 8: Mastering the Maple Syrup Process  -  with Steven Cook

                  Woodenware, tools, and bees - with Ted from B&B Honey Farm in Houston, MN

Mar  14: Prairie Restoration - a TED talk by Chris Schad

Planting for Residential Pollinator Habitats - Erin Loeffler from the MN Board of Water & Soil, Duluth

Apr 11: Understanding and managing Swarms & Splits, plus Capturing Swarms

May 9: Diseases and Pests - with Katie Lee from the U of M, Bee Lab

Jun 13: Historical Beekeeping - with Larry Hofmann, Hofmann Apiaries in Janesville, MN    (tentative)

Jul 11: Summer Beekeeping Challenges  (tentative)

Aug 8: Winter Survival - with Adrian Quiney

Sep 12: Products of the Hive -  Mead Making with James White, Candle Making with Dave Carlon

Oct 10: Cooking with Honey - with Aaron Skoglund, Executive Chef at the Country Club ... and  a SEMBA member

Nov 14: Pizza Party - Nia Ripka, chair