2011 Maritime Bee Tour Agenda

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:

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:

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 smackenzie@nsfa-fane.ca.