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    • 9 Mar 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Travelodge - 4177 Albert Street South, Regina
    Register

    Important: Membership registration/renewal is required prior to RSVP-ing for the AGM. You can register/renew your membership by clicking here.

    The AGM agenda includes a biosecurity workshop, information about an exciting new University of Saskatchewan American Foulbrood research project, a pollinator presentation, and an expert panel of commercial beekeepers and provincial apiary specialists. We'll also have a number of vendors including Beemaid, Levitt Safety (respirators), Dr. Lisa Cunningham (veterinarian), and others yet to be confirmed.

    SBDC is providing funding to support the biosecurity portion of our agenda. Therefore all SBDC members are welcome to attend that portion of our day at no charge. Any SBDC member who wishes to stay for lunch, attend the remainder of our meeting or join the Regina and District Bee Club is invited to do so at a total cost of $25. If any SBDC members would like to be part of our expert panel, please let us know. To be part of our panel, individuals must have many years of successful beekeeping experience and have or are operating a CFIA registered facility.

    • 30 Mar 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Hamilton Apiaries
    • 14
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    WHEN: SATURDAY MARCH 30, 2019

    10am to 4pm
    WHERE: Hamilton Apiary
    Directions: http://hamiltonhoney.ca/contact.html
    $55 per person.

    Please note, the fee covers expenses, including space rental, speaker travel, materials costs, and is set at break-even.

    Dr. F. Barry Brown and Roberta Wells of Bar2Bee Honey Ranch will lead a day long workshop that will introduce you to making beeswax candles, beeswax food wraps and beeswax body cream. Filtering/cleaning beeswax will also be discussed. The workshop will include demonstrations and hands on learning. The registration fee includes cost of materials, and you will be able to bring home the beeswax treasures you make.

    Registration includes coffee and light snacks. Lunch is not included. Bring along a brown bag lunch. Bring a lawn chair. It'll be a long day if you forget!

    FOR MORE INFORMATION please visit our Facebook events page, the Regina & District Bee Club events page or contact Christine at hankshoneycompany@gmail.com or 306-515-3604.

    Note: The event will be cancelled if not enough people register. If the event is cancelled attendees will be notified by March 16 and refunds will be issued.

    • 20 Apr 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Hamilton Apiaries
    • 32
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    This event is designed for people who are planning to buy honey bees this or next season. 

    Weather permitting, this will be an informal hands-on in the hive event at a commercial apiary. Topics include:

    • Top bar hives
    • Natural treatments
    • Natural selection
    • Just letting the bees swarm
    • Challenges of beekeeping in Saskatchewan
    • What to do once you get your package or nuc?
    • Queen, feed, drawing comb
    • Releasing queens
    • Feeding syrup and pollen supplement
    • Spacing combs
    • Expanding a package/nuc into a hive
    • Lighting a smoker
    • Mites
    • Adding honey supers
    Date: Saturday, April 20
    Time: 1:00 to 4:00 PM (approx)
    Location: Hamilton Apiaries - http://hamiltonhoney.ca/index.html

    Cost: $10 payable by cheque or cash at the door. 

    Directions: From Albert Street and 9th Avenue North (Ring Road), drive 9.6 km (6 miles) north of Regina on Highway 6. Turn right (east) on to #734. Drive 3.2 km (2 miles) and turn left (north). Drive 2 km (1.25 miles) and turn into the driveway on the left. The driveway Y's, go straight and skip the first turn.

    Google Map Link:

    https://www.google.ca/maps/place/50%C2%B035'24.9%22N+104%C2%B034'27.2%22W/@50.5902564,-104.5764177,447m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m6!3m5!1s0x0:0x0!7e2!8m2!3d50.5902532!4d-104.5742289

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