Welcome Beekeepers

Next meeting is
Thursday August  14th  at 6pm
NOT the regular date, time or place! Bee Picnic Details
  

  Meeting:  A short meeting, fun, and games for all  Bee Picnic!
 Our Annual Beekeeping Picnic at Jerome  Rodewald’s Picnic Park at W10020   710 Ave,  River Falls WI 

Bring a dish to pass, lawn chairs, the whole family!Brats, Hot dogs, lemonaid, utensils, plates all provided. Please RSVP!

 
map to bee pick nick
 

Beekeepers donate Natural Beekeeping, 2nd edition: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION By Ross Conrad to the Roberts WI, Hazel Mackin Library which is part of the MORE library system. Order it online then pick it up at your local library.



Visit  us
at the
Polk County Fair
in St Croix Falls WI


July 24 - 27th
at the
 Honey Hut



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The Honey Bee
is
Wisconsin State
Insect
 

In 1977, the third grade class of Holy Family School in Marinette was studying the legislative process, hands-on.


 With encouragement from the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association,
they asked the Legislature to select the honey bee
(Apis mellifera)

as the state insect.


The news got the school community abuzz. Attempts to get
other elementary school students to help
choose a state bug
by popular ballot failed.


 The monarch butterfly, dragonfly, ladybug and mosquito were contenders
for the title,
 but the honey bee
won out.






from
http://dnr.wi.gov/org

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