2014 Spring Mass Bee Meeting
March 22, 2014
Will Be held at Topsfield Fair
9AM-4PM Checkin 8:30AM
Speakers: Link to Application Form
Program Director for Pollinator Stewadship Council, Inc.
Pollinator Stewardship's mission is: to defend managed and native pollinators vital to a sustainable and affordable food supply from the adverse impact of pesticides.
Stephen Repasky, of Pittsburgh, PA, is an EAS Certified Master Beekeeper and currently serves as the President of Burgh Bees, Second Vice-President of the PA State Beekeepers Association and sits on the Board of Directors for the American Beekeeping Federation. He keeps busy with mentoring new beekeepers, teaching classes, raising local mite resistant queens, collecting swarms and extracting feral honeybee colonies from structures as well as working with local communities developing regulatory code to allow the keeping of bees in urban areas. Stephen received a B.Sc. degree in Wildlife Management from Penn State and has recently written a book entitled “Swarm Essentials: Ecology, Management and Sustainability”.