February’s EDBA monthly meeting is on Tuesday, at 7:00 pm on February 6th
at the Executive Royal Inn , West Edmonton, 10010 178 St.
Dr. Mike Simone-Finstrom will be our special guest speaker.
Dr. Simone-Finstrom is a Research Scientist at the United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology Research Unit in Baton Rouge, LA, USA. He pioneered a line of research with Dr. Marla Spivak regarding the use of propolis in the hive for health reasons. He has also worked on topics ranging from queen quality to migratory beekeeping to social immunity. The overarching goals of his projects are to understand how bee traits work in concert to keep healthy bees.