Saturday, February 25, 2012

ISBA Summer Meeting Set

Save the Date!!!
Illinois State Beekeepers Association
Summer Meeting
Vandalia, Illinois
Saturday, June 30, 2012
The Illinois State Beekeepers Association will hold their Summer Meeting, hosted by the St. Clair Beekeepers Association, on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Kaskaskia College in Vandalia, Illinois.  Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m., and the program will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Our keynote speaker is Dr. Dewey M. Caron, Emeritus Professor of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware, and Affiliate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University.  Dr. Caron has dedicated 45 years to observing, measuring, learning, teaching and writing about bees and is the author of five beekeeping books including “Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping”.
Ms. Kathleen Prough, Chief Apiary Inspector for the State of Indiana, will also speak at the Summer Meeting.  Ms. Prough is doing nationwide research with other State Apiarists to determine the health of honeybee colonies and the presence or absence of particular problems in hives.

Registration for the meeting is $20.00 per person,
and a catered lunch is available for $10.00 per person. 

Registrations can be sent to the Public Information Officer of the St. Clair Beekeepers Association, Kevin Gerstenecker, 208 Hazel Street, Troy, IL, 62294Kevin can be reached at or (618) 795-4633. 

Please join us for this memorable meeting.

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