Saturday, September 16, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, MassWildlife Headquarters The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) is hosting an educational event for the general public and legislators about pollinators, factors contributing to their decline and steps that can be taken in Massachusetts…
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.