York County Beekeepers Association

MSBA Webinar #6

Hanging out on a sunny winter day Winter Bees, Heater Bees and Winter Survival Join Jane Dunstan on October 27th at 7:00 pm for another MSBA webinar about an intriguing subject that not only examines what makes winter bees different from their spring and summer sisters, but why they are considered the life line to a healthy spring colony. Learn how you can work cooperatively with a species that​ has made all the necessary adaptations to overwinter successfully. A link

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MSBA Annual Meeting

Jon Zawislak, University of Arkansas Saturday, October 17th, 8:30 am-noon The 2020 Annual Meeting will be held on Zoom this year and is free of charge to members. Join us for a morning of presentations from nationally recognized speakers Jon Zawislak, Dr. Meghan Milbrath, and 2020 American Honey Queen. Jennifer Lund will present the “State of the State” address and MSBA business meeting and elections will be held. There will also be a raffle; everyone who registers for the meeting

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Rooftop Beekeeping

Thalassa Raasch, artist, educator and beekeeper living in Portland, Maine was the guest speaker at the YCBA Zoom meeting held on May 20, 2020. Thalassa is originally from Minnesota and has been beekeeping since she was a teenager. She teaches photography at Colby College and Rhode Island School of Design and runs a local business called Keepers that manages beehives for organizations, companies and families from Cape Elizabeth to Augusta. According to Tom Seeley in his work “Following the Wild

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