Thursday July 16 - 20th meet our members at the St Croix County Fair Honey Hut
Beekeepers Plant a Pollinator Garden Pollinator garden was planted June 12th 2014 at Peace Lutheran Church as part of the community gardening space. Read full press release and see images in the membership section.
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.
2014 Beekeeper Meeting Topics
July 10, 2014
Hive Inspection- Peace Lutheran Church
Sustainability- Dr. Kelly Cain- UWRF
Donate Honey for the Fairs-
July 16-20th ST Croix County Fair Honey Hut- we are always in need of volunteers to sell ice cream with honey and sunflower seeds. PLUS share our passion about protecting honeys bees. It’s fun and easy work!
August 6-10th- Pierce County Fair- we are always in need of volunteers to sell ice cream with honey and and sunflower seeds. PLUS share our passion about protecting honeys bees. It’s fun and easy work!
August 14, 2014- our Annual picnic to be held at Jerome Rodewald’s Picnic grounds in the lush green hills just south of River Falls.
September 11, 2014
Fall Feeding- preparing your bees for winter. Jim Kloeck from Natures Nectar
October 9, 2014
Preparing your hives for winter
Nominations for 2015
November 13 2014
Elections for 2015
December- no meeting
The Honey Bee
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
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