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Check this out:
The Illinois Queen Initiative will be presenting a Queen Rearing workshop in Vandalia on May 20, and the Illinois State Beekeepers Association summer meeting will be held June 10 in Quincy.  In addition, there are two upcoming beekeeping conferences this summer in Indiana and Delaware.  Click here for info.

Now On this Website:

2017 Membership List

Swarm List 2017

2017 Cutout Removal List

2017 Mentor List

Bee Buzz – monthly newsletter of the St. Clair Beekeepers Association

March 2016

January 2016

November 2015

September 2015 – SCBA news 0915

August 2015 – SCBAnews 0815

July 2015 – SCBA news 0715

June 2015 – SCBAnews 0615

April 2015 – SCBAnews0415

March 2015 – SCBAnews0315

October 2014 – SCBAnews1014

September 2014 -SCBAnews0914

August 2014 – SCBAnews 0814

July 2014 – SCBAnews0714

 

Useful New Book

If you’re planning your garden for next year, check out this new book, Garden Plants for Honey Bees, by Peter LindtnerLindtner, a long-time beekeeper and plant scientist, has evaluated the nectar and pollen-producing resources of hundreds of common and not-so-common plants, rating their utility on a scale of one to five stars (*star, plant is least resourceful and *****stars, plant is most resourceful).  The book is organized by month, from February through November, making it easier to decide what to plant for times of resource scarcity, and contains 700 full color photos, along with descriptions of each plant and flower.  Available from Wicwas Press: http://www.wicwas.com/Garden_Plants_for_Honey_Bees