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.
-added Spring meeting details -added Best Management Practices under Useful Info -updated Mission Statement consistent with bylaws -added Spring 2017 newsletter
The mission of the Massachusetts Beekeepers Association is to promote education in matters relating to honeybees and beekeeping, to assist its affiliate associations in promoting successful beekeeping in the state of Massachusetts, to foster congeniality among the state’s beekeepers, to perform all other acts…