Due to COVID-19, the Face-to-Face Annual Meeting was Cancelled Therefore, WAS is going green with:
A FREE, short virtual conference, December 5, 2020
Monthly informative beekeeping, educational, and fun presentations
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2021 Students' Conference
On a Cold Day in December, Let's Talk about Heating Beehives. 7:00–7:45 p.m. (MST) Etienne Tardiff, WAS Yukon Territories Director Title: Do Bees Heat the Inside of the Hive? Presentation + Q&A Description: Etienne keeps bees in the Yukon - he knows winter beekeeping. Hear his A to Z of getting ready to overwinter your bees - hint: it starts in Spring. Etienne will cover basic health, nutrition, environmental factors (weather & forage), hive management basics, and hive enclosure "physics." 7:50–8:35 p.m. (MST) Scott Debnam, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Montana Title: Heater Bees and Cell x Cell Temperature Regulation in the Brood Nest. Description: Scott has over 20 years of research experience and is an instructor with the UM Online Master Beekeeping program and producer of UM's highly popular Natural Beekeeping course. He’s found amazing new things about heater bees and has some fantastic inside-the-hive photos and videos to share with everyone. 8:40 p.m. (MST) WAS Members Annual Board of Directors and Business Meeting
8:50 p.m. (MST) Board of Director's, Members, Committee Reports, and Elections 9:30 p.m. (MST) Adjourn Looking forward to seeing you there!