NJBA Spring Meeting 4/23 - Judy Chen
NWNJBA is pleased to once again play host to the NJBA Spring meeting. We will be returning to the Fellowship Deaconry in Basking Ridge for the meeting which will include two featured speakers.
Judy Chen, Ph.D. from the USDA Beltsville lab in Maryland and part of the Managed Pollinator CAP (coordinated Agricultural Project) will be speaking on the topic of The Role in Viruses in Honey Bee Colony Losses and Dr. David Gilley from William Patterson University will also speak about Data-driven Approaches to Predicting Swarm Flight in New Jersey and calculating the timing of swarm prevention measures. In addition we'll have a number of other beekeeping activities to support the program.
Date: April 23rd, 2016
Location: Fellowship Deaconry, 3575 Valley Road, Liberty Corner NJ. (Note: Use Basking Ridge as the town for your GPS).
Start Time: 8:30 AM - Reception, Registration, and Breakfast
Meeting Close: 3:00 PM
Meals: A continental breakfast and Lunch are included with registration
For full details and to register please review our Event Page.
April Meeting 4/16
Hands On @ Mentoring Yard
Join us Saturday April 16th, 11am, at the NWNJBA Mentoring Yard, Round Hill Park (across from Deerpath Park) for our first hands on meeting of the year. We'll perform a spring inspection and demonstrate two package installs. We'll have plenty of time for hands on and questions.
Click here for directions and information on the mentoring hive location.
Our 2016 Calendar has been posted. Visit our calendar page to see what we have on tap for you this year. Here is the preliminary view of the first half of the schedule.
April 16th | NWNJBA Mentoring Yard
Hands On and Package Installs
April 23rd | Fellowship Deaconry
Hosting NJBA State Meeting
May 21st | Location TBD
Bee Friendly Plants, Queen Rearing
June 18th | Ringoes Kirkpatrick Church
Hands On, Top Bar, Warre Hive, Varroa Mites, Splits
July 30th | Warren County Fairgrounds
Warren County Farmers Fair
Aug 24th | Hunterdon County Fairgrounds
Hunterdon County 4H & Agricultural Fair
It is time for the annual membership renewals. Please complete your renewal by clicking this link. Here you can print the document and mail it in to the address of our branch treasurer.
Please take the time to renew early, it really helps out administratively!
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