See link under Events/Field Day 2017
2017 Field Day Reminders PLEASE register at https://www.massbee.org/events/2017-field-day. Also please register and pre-pay for your $10 BBQ lunch NEW ADDRESS UMASS Agriculture Learning Center 911 North Pleasant St. Amherst June 17th Event starts at 9:20 Get there EARLY
Added description of Field Day theme for 2017 – Keeping Honeybees Healthy, added link to presenters list. See Events/Field Day 2017
Dave Wattles of Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife provided some very useful information about bears and bees. Go to “Protect your bees from bears” under “Useful Info”
Remember – bees need water – for hive cooling, making brood food, and processing crystallized honey. Provide a water source, like a bird bath with flat stones, and keep it filled all summer long.
Field Day is coming up! Be sure to register for lunch. Register online using the link under Events – 2017 Field Day
The Summer 2017 newsletter can be found in the newsletters section. It is full of information.
Mass Bee is a member of the Eastern Apicultural Society. Links are added to the latest Quarterly EAS Journal and to back issues.
Mass Bee sent a letter to Ms. Gailanne Cariddi, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, in support of H.2113. See it here.