This daylong seminar is to educate people of all experience levels in sustainable bee husbandry. There are multiple tracks so each person can customize their own learning experience.
2018 Austin Area Beekeeping Seminar
This is a day-long seminar offering 4 different educational presentations running concurrently throughout the day. There will be a full-day track of beginning classes for people with little or no experience keeping bees who want a solid foundation of beekeeping essentials. There will also be 24 hour-long classes for intermediate and advanced beekeepers to choose from. These non-beginner classes will include:
All proceeds for this event will be used to promote sustainable beekeeping practices and provide support to our much appreciated Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab.
Registration starts at 8:00am with the first class starting at 9:00am.
What can/can’t I bring to the event?
We highly encourage all attendees to bring a bag lunch if you would like to talk to vendors over the lunch hour. There are also multiple lunch options within walking distance of the event.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
While we will have a list of attendees, check-in will go more quickly if you bring your printed ticket with you.
What are my parking options?
Parking is available at the Norris Conference Center
Date: Jan. 16th 2016
What: Austin 5th Annual Beekeeping Seminar
Who: Sponsored by the Austin Area Beekeepers Assoc.
Where: J.J. Pickle Research Campus
10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758
Cost: $40 pre-registration
To Register: http://aabaseminar2016.eventbrite.com
Why: The mission of this daylong seminar is to educate people of all experience levels in sustainable bee husbandry and to provide funding for the Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab.
This is a daylong seminar offering 4 different educational presentations running concurrently in each time slot throughout the day. This will provide many beginning and advanced subjects to choose from. A separate beginner’s track has been formatted covering a variety of startup topics for soon to be or very new beekeepers.
Afternoon sessions will include many different presentations including:
- Honey Bee Management 1 and 2
- Honey Bee Biology and Behavior
- Top Bar Management 1 and 2
- Varroa Management
- Brood Disease Control
- Swarm Capture Techniques
- Raising Queens
- Learn Honey Extraction Techniques
- Beneficial Bee Flowers
- Queen Finding and Requeening Techniques
- The Latest in the Texas Bee Lab Research
- Colony Supersedure and Management
- Keeping Bees in an Africanized Zone
- Nutrition Management
- Spring Management
- Cut Outs
- Honey Extraction Techniques
- Professor Juliana Rangel-Posada – Dept. of Entomology Texas A&M.
- Mark Dykes- Chief Texas Apiary Inspector.
- Mark Hedley- Commercial beekeeper and owner of Spiral Horn Apiary.
- Chris Doggett- President of the Williamson County Area Beekeepers Assoc.
- Tanya Phillips- President of the Travis County Beekeepers Assoc.
- Dean Cook-Top Bar hive management advocate.
- Karl Acuri- Austin Area Beekeepers Assoc. (Co-organizer) and natural beekeeper.
- Mary Reed- Texas Apiary Inspector.
- Cameron Crane-Area Director Texas Beekeepers Association.
- Lily Rosenman- Austin Area Beekeepers Assoc. (Co-organizer) and natural beekeeper.
- Becky Bender-TX Master Naturalist.
- Brandon Fehrenkamp- Natural beekeeper advocate and owner of Austin Bees.
- Lance Wilson- Certified Master Beekeeper GMBP.
For more info and to register for this event go to http://aabaseminar2016.eventbrite.com
For additional information you can email Lance Wilson……. firstname.lastname@example.org.
This organization is non-profit and all proceeds of this event will be used to promote sustainable beekeeping practices and provide support to our much appreciated Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab. This should be a lot of fun, everyone please come out and see us.