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An Afternoon with Dr. Dewey M Caron

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An Afternoon with Dr. Dewey M Caron

Time: September 23, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm
Location: South Broadway Cultural Center
Street: 1025 Broadway Blvd SE
City/Town: Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Event Type: lecture
Organized By: NM Beekeepers Association
Latest Activity: Sep 21, 2017

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Join the NM Beekeepers Association for an afternoon with Dr. Dewey M Caron, a graduate of Cornell University and Emeritus Professor from the University of Delaware.  Caron has written five beekeeping books, numerous book chapters, over seventy scientific publications and over 300 popular articles on bees and insects and most importantly, brings boundless joy to his teachings. 

Saturday, September 23, 2017
1:00-1:30 pm Introductions and Results of the NMBKA 2016-2017 Survey
1:30-2:30 pm "Africanized Bees"
2:30-2:45 pm Break
2:45-3:45 pm "Good News for Bees"

Location: South Broadway Cultural Center, 1025 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Admission: $15 at the door for non members of the NM Beekeepers Association. Free for members


Dr Dewey M. Caron is Emeritus Professor of Entomology & Wildlife Ecology, Univ of Delaware, & Affiliate Professor, Dept Horticulture, Oregon State University. He spent 40+ years teaching, doing bee extension and bee research at Cornell (1967-70), University of MD, College Park (1970-1981) and University of DE, Newark DE (1981-2009).
Since retirement in 2009, he spends 4-6 months each year in Bolivia, where he keeps Africanized bees and teaches beekeeping (in Spanish). The rest of the year he is in the northern hemisphere; his 5 backyard colonies in Tigard OR are docile European bees. He moved from Newark to Portland, Oregon following retirement to be closer to 5 grandkids. He continues his passion of paying forward bee knowledge giving Bee Short Courses and lectures to various bee clubs and state organizations in the U.S. and Europe. He is active in both WAS and EAS. He has served as President (1986), Director (both from MD and DE), Chairman of the Board for 8 years, Chair of several Board committees and currently is Advisor for EAS Master Beekeeper program. He is currently Program and Short Course chair for 2017 Delaware, his 50th year in EAS. He was WAS President in 2010, OR director and currently serves as sites chair.

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