Category Archives: Mentoring

How to Keep Honey Bees

For the third year we are are offering thebee-with-question-marks-300x193 beginning bee course at a great price.  It comes with free mentoring sessions included in the spring and summer. This course is sanctioned by the City of Edmonton.

The courses are from from 8:30am to 1:30pm on these Saturdays:

Beginning Beekeeper Course (January)

Beginning Beekeeper Course (February)

Beginning Beekeeper Course (March)

Beginning Beekeeper Course (April)

Beginning Beekeeper Course (May)

Topics covered include:

  1. Urban beekeeping rules
  2. Location choices
  3. Installing bees and queens
  4. What to check inside hives
  5. Swarm prevention/creating extra queens
  6. Mentoring opportunities
  7. Wintering/treatments

To sign up please contact by email:  connellmjm@hotmail.com for location and course cost.

 

EDBA Executive 2016 -17 and Constitution

We are very thankful for the following people who have stepped up in our organization to lead us through the 2016-2017 year.  It’s people like those you see below who help make beekeeping in Edmonton and Area an amazing experience.   Please thank them, next time you see them.

 

Executive:

President                          –  Craig Toth , 460-7773 ,craig.toth@hotmail.com

Vice President                –  Malcolm Connell, 780-239- 9649 ,connellmjm@hotmail.com

Secretary/Newsletter    – Sarah Willians ,swillans@syban.net

Treasurer                       –  Malcolm Connell, 780-239- 9649 ,connellmjm@hotmail.com

To become a member please make cheques out to:

‘Edmonton and District Beekeepers Association’

Post cheques to Malcolm Connell:  72 Morgan Crescent, St. Albert T8N 2E4

Directors:

Cor De Witt ,780-986- 8582

Murray Golden ,peg.golden@hotmail.com

Ray Powell  ,gm471@hotmail.com

Troy Donovan  ,troymd@gmail.com

 

Our EDBA Constitution can be found here.