This year’s Maritime Bee Tour will be hosted by the Nova Scotia Beekeepers’ Association, held in the Truro are on the weekend of 22-23 July 2011.
You’ll find information on registration, accomodation and meals in our previous Bee Tour announcement ; and now here is the agenda. Check out the program of events for this exciting weekend — and especially, check out those great Guest Speakers!
2011 Maritime Bee Tour Agenda
Friday, July 22, 2011
6:30 pm Registration at Jenkins Hall, NSAC
7:00 pm Guest Speakers:
- Dr. Chris Cutler “Blueberry research and implications for honeybees”
- Dr. Ernesto Guzman “An update on current research activities”
8:00 pm Participant Reception with finger food and cash bar
Saturday, July 23, 2011
6:30 – 8:30 am Buffet Breakfast at Jenkins Hall, NSAC
8:30 am Bus will depart to visit points of interest in the Maitland area:
- Lawrence House Museum
- River View Herb Farm
12:30 pm Lunch at Paul and Lori Kittilsen’s in Debert
1:30 pm Tour of the Kittilsen’s cranberry bog and beekeeping facilities
2:00 pm Optional tour of the Masstown Market for those not who are not bee inclined
3:30 pm Bus will depart for return to NSAC
5:00 pm Pre-banquet social at Jenkins Hall, NSAC
6:00 – 7:30 pm Banquet at Jenkins Hall
7:30 – 9:30 pm Presentation by Dr. Ernesto Guzman “Stemming honeybee loss”
For more information or to register for the 2011 Maritime Bee Tour, please contact Shelly MacKenzie at the Agri-Commodity Management Association 902-893-7455 or firstname.lastname@example.org.