"The Official Organization for All Indiana Beekeepers"
The Beekeepers of Indiana Fall Conference will be held at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Indiana. The board of directors meeting will be Friday, October 28th and the membership meeting will be Saturday, October 29th. Click here to see a tentative agenda.
Registration is now open for the Fall Conference Bee School. Registration for the Fall Meeting and Conference will be open later.
We will be limited on space so be sure to register early. Registration includes coffee, juice and donuts as well as a buffet lunch.
This weekend is a home football game for Notre Dame so hotels will be filling up fast. If you wish to book your room, Swan Lake will hold the rooms for us until September 1. At that time all rooms will be released to the public. All rooms include breakfast served from 6:00 am to 10:00 am. Room Types are: Double Queen, King, Log Cabins and Cottages.
Kings and Doubles - $149
Cottages - $179
Log Cabins - $399
To book a room, you'll need to call the hotel and tell them you are with The Beekeepers of Indiana. The phone number is 800-935-5616800-935-5616 FREE, ext. 763.
The Beekeepers of Indiana (TBoI) will hold a beginning beekeeping school in conjunction with the annual Fall conference. If you are interested in keeping honeybees or if you are just interested in learning more about this amazing creature, this school is for you. The Beekeeping School is designed for beekeepers that have little to no experience in beekeeping and will offer the basics on honey bees but will focus on beekeeping and relevant information on challenges new beekeepers may encounter their first year and beyond.
Registration is now open for Beekeeping School for the Fall Conference. You may register online or by downloading the registration form and mailing it in.
For additional information about the beekeeping school, contact Larry Kemerly, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 317-504-4151.
About the guest speaker.....................................
Dr. Ernesto Guzman is a Professor and Director of the University of Guelph’s Honey Bee Research Centre in Ontario, Canada. He got a DVM degree in 1982 and obtained M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Entomology from the University of California at Davis in 1989 and 1992, respectively. Dr Guzman has worked for several research and academic institutions in Mexico, the USA and Canada. His research has focused on genetics, behaviour, and diseases of honey bees. Dr. Guzman is author of more than 80 peer-reviewed publications and has received numerous awards. Ernesto Guzman also kept more than 300 hives of Africanized bees many years ago in Mexico.
This year all officers and board positions will be up for election. If you are interested, be sure to read the by-laws for eligibility, then contact someone on the nominating committee.