We’re back! Starting with our March 17th meeting, we will be gathering at the Ancaster Fairgrounds.

The only COVID requirements is that people wear face masks unless they are eating or drinking. Zoom will run concurrently for those who wish to participate remotely. This is an open meeting, focusing on seasonal issues, Q&A, and members can bring in items for a “show & tell” discussion. Also a Zoom presentation on AmericanContinue reading “We’re back! Starting with our March 17th meeting, we will be gathering at the Ancaster Fairgrounds.”

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Thurs. Jan. 20 – Zoom – Dr. Michael Jennings

Dr. Jennings is a Professor of Biotechnology at Fanshawe College. He presents an overview of their honey research from 2017 to 2021.  It started with the examination of Ontario honeys and their healing properties. The healing properties of honey were measured by peroxide value. They examined the effect of temperature and light on honey storage. PollenContinue reading “Thurs. Jan. 20 – Zoom – Dr. Michael Jennings”

Thurs. Nov 18 – Zoom Paul Kelly guest speaker

Topics: How to how to successfully over winter bees,  which insulating technique he considers the best, how and when to move hives to a new location, the new building project, and answering any question the members may have. Paul has managed the Honey Bee Research Centre since 1987. His primary role at the centre is toContinue reading “Thurs. Nov 18 – Zoom Paul Kelly guest speaker”

Thurs. Jan. 20 – Zoom – Dr. Michael Jennings

Dr. Jennings is a Professor of Biotechnology at Fanshawe College. He presents an overview of their honey research from 2017 to 2021.  It started with the examination of Ontario honeys and their healing properties. The healing properties of honey were measured by peroxide value. We also examined the effect of temperature and light on honey storage.Continue reading “Thurs. Jan. 20 – Zoom – Dr. Michael Jennings”

Thurs Aug 19 meeting

Guest speaker is Rodney Richardson from the University of Maryland. He will explain the landscape effects on colony growth and identifying pollen species with hi-tech DNA methods. Dr. Richardson is an assistant professor of molecular ecology at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Appalachian Laboratory. He has broad interests in applying molecular methodsContinue reading “Thurs Aug 19 meeting”