The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild is thrilled to announce that nationally renowned beekeeper and author of "The Practical Beekeeper", Michael Bush, will be coming to Philadelphia to speak at their 3rd Annual Natural Beekeeping Symposium. Bush will share valuable techniques and stories about natural beekeeping based on his extensive, personal experience. The Natural Beekeeping Symposium is an all day event and will take place on February 10, 2013 from 10am to 4pm at William Penn Charter School on 3000 West School House Lane in Philadelphia.
Updated Information - The speaking topics for this event will be: Morning session - "The 4 Basic Steps to Healthier Bees" and Afternoon session - "Building Up Your Beeyard" and "Simplified Queen Rearing".
Michael Bush has been keeping bees in Nebraska since the mid-1970s and is one of the leading and most visible proponents of treatment-free beekeeping . He educates beekeepers about how to keep bees without toxic chemicals, pesticides or antibiotics. The author of The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally, Michael is active on many beekeeping forums and provides extensive information to beekeepers on his website, www.bushfarms.com/bees. Do not miss this opportunity to see him in your own backyard.
A delicious box lunch is included in the price of admission (please specify if you would like a vegetarian or vegan lunch). We will also hold a raffle, with a chance to win one of a collection of beekeeping prizes. Attendees to the event can also visit a variety of vendors featuring bee and honey-related products. Come join us for this amazing day of beekeeping education and comraderie.
ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL END AT 3:00 PM ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9th. WE ARE ACCEPTING WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS ON SUNDAY MORNING IF YOU WOULD STILL LIKE TO ATTEND - PLEASE BRING CASH OR CHECK.
GROUP RATES AVAILABLE FOR GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE - PLEASE CONTACT INFO@PHILLYBEEKEEPERS.ORG FOR MORE INFORMATION.