Speakers for 2019
All events take place on the first Tuesday of each month, at the Exit offices, St Mary's St., Fredericton, starting at 7 pm unless otherwise noted.
Joe Mason will be sharing with us how to build and repair your own beekeeping equipment, as well as offer comparisons of cost savings by building vs. buying. The meeting will be held at 7pm.
NEW LOCATION FOR THIS MEETING ONLY! Grace Memorial Baptist Church, on the corner of Connaught and Northumberland Streets in Fredericton. Please use the entrance off the parking lot on the Connaught Street side of the building.
Danny Allard will be speaking about winter feeding, sharing fondant recipes and how to do the heft test.
Rob Hughes will be speaking about effects of pesticides on honey bee colonies.
Robin Mohle and Peggy Bradley will be doing a presentation on “Seeds from another summer…seeds for bees”. Robin and Peggy already have a seed stash but we are asking all of you to bring at least one sample of seeds that will go into a pile of seeds for all of us to share. We would also like you to share why your seeds are suitable for producing bee plants, growing conditions, harvesting technique, etc.
We will be meeting at the CBC Building at 1160 Regent Street. We will be looking that the CBC Hives, and talking on the theme of swarm management. You will need to bring your own bee suit to interact with the hives and lawn chairs for sitting in.
In the event of poor weather (rain) we will instead go to our usual meeting space at 461 St Mary’s Street, Fredericton (Exit Realty Boardroom). We will announce a change of venue by no later than 5 PM that day (check your emails if the weather seems uncertain).
We will be meeting at our usual meeting space at 461 St Mary’s Street, Fredericton (Exit Realty Boardroom). Fletcher Colpitts will be presenting on American Foul Brood and European Foul Brood. The Dept of Agriculture Aquaculture and Fisheries, along with the NBBA will also be presenting on requirements and best practices for hive labeling and identification, and to discuss some other aspects of hive health. All welcome!
August 17, 12pm – 6pm
CBA Annual Summer BBQ
Rain Date – August 24
48 Frog Lake Branch Road
Central Beekeepers Association of New Brunswick, operating out of Fredericton, N.B., will be hosting their annual summer barbeque. The event will consist of three workshops aimed to benefit beekeepers of a variety of experience levels. A barbeque dinner of chicken and ribs will be provided following the workshops. The cost for the day is $20.00/family for non-members and free for members.
Registration is required by August 2, 2019. Contact Danny at Daniel.email@example.com
Don’t forget to bring your bee suit!
Hive Introduction – Hosted by owner of Charlo Honeyhouse, Veteran Beekeeper Jacques Levesque will be joining us to investigate what’s going on inside the hive. To learn a little background on Jacques, check out his webpage http://charlohoney.com/
Hands on Varroa Testing and Methods of Varroa Control - Hosted by CBA Vice President, Master Beekeeper, Rob Hughes.
Queen Rearing – This workshop will be hosted by CBA President Daniel Allard and will cover all aspects of queen rearing.
48 Frog Lake Branch Road
Harvey, York County, N.B.
Get directions from Google Maps at this link: https://goo.gl/maps/EeLkeaoFTsSDMDw88
We will be looking at the draft for the revised Constitution, electing a new secretary and board of directors for 2020, doing the honey tasting contest, and having a brief Q&A session for any beekeeping questions you might have!
Cancelled due to weather.