September 20 Meeting: Honey Bees and Beekeeping
Join us in saying farewell to summer with a program on Honey Bees and Beekeeping! This meeting is free and open to the public. Please see below for details and a description.
Date: September 20, 2023 at 7:00 PM
Location: Jennings Environmental Education Center - 2951 Prospect Rd, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Presented By: Dr. Patrick Krantz (Westminster College)
Description: Dr. Patrick Krantz will introduce you to the Westminster Bee Company, a student run company at Westminster College that bottles and sells honey as well as bee related products from their campus based apiary. He will cover the basics of beekeeping from starting a new hive, honey production, management strategies, and preparing for winter. In addition to bee ecology and life history he will also discuss the observation hive project at Jennings.