$30 – $67

Kalamazoo Bee School 2019

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Kalamazoo Valley Community College

6767 West O Avenue

Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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Kalamazoo Bee Club.

Annual Kalamazoo Bee School.

is a day-long event featuring keynote speaker Meghan Milbrath of Sand Hill Apiary, followed by breakout sessions for beginners to intermediate through experienced beekeepers. An optional onsite lunch is available when you register online for $12 extra—bee sure to sign up for lunch on the ticket page if you would like that option. Otherwise, please pack a lunch or visit a nearby restaurant.

Raffle tickets will be sold throughout the day for a number of larger prize packages. Winners will be announced toward the end of the day, with grand prize winners after the last session. Vendors will be available throughout the day selling bees, bee-related equipment, and other products.

Information about speakers, topics, and schedule will be posted on the Kalamazoo Bee School page as they become available.

Eventbrite registration will close on January 20th, but you can still register at the door for the general admission price.

Meghan Milbrath | Sand Hill Apiary

Dr. Meghan Milbrath began working bees with her father as a child over 20 years ago, and now owns and manages The Sand Hill Apiary, a small livestock and queen rearing operation in Munith, Michigan. She studied biology at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, and received degrees in public health from Tulane University and the University of Michigan, where she focused on Environmental Health sciences and Disease Transmission risk. Meghan worked as a postdoctoral research associate under Zachary Huang at Michigan State University, studying nosema disease, and is currently an academic specialist at MSU, where she does honey bee and pollinator research. She is the coordinator of the Michigan Pollinator Initiative and is passionate about keeping and promoting healthy bees.

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