2019 Bee Packages are SOLD OUT!
Delivery Date for Package CHANGED is now Saturday May 11th
Packages are in as of 8:00 AM 5/11/19. Please pick up ASAP
The pickup location is at Dale Woods, 10725 Converse Road, Fowlerville. MI 48836. Click here for a map.
From the west take I-96 to exit 122, Webberville. Go north to Grand River. Take Grand River east to Stow road. Go north on Stow to Converse road and then east toe 10725 Converse.
From the east take I-96 to exit 129, Fowlerville. Go north to Grand River. Take Grand River west to Stow road. Go north on Stow to Converse road and then east toe 10725 Converse.
Club members Kay Barber and Dale Woods will also be selling nucs on their own. Click here for an order form.
AWS Bees LLC was at the January meeting. They are again selling California packages and queens. For more information, pricing and ordering click here www.AWSBeesLLC.com.
It's that time of year again. COMB dues run from January to December. To vote on officers at the January meeting your dues must be paid by then. You can pay your dues at the January or December meeting. See the COMB Membership page for more information.
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Queen Rearing Class June 8/9
The fee for this class will be $75 for the two days which will cover the book Queen Rearing Essentials written by Dr. Larry Connor, materials, and supplies used. If the book is not needed the enrollment fee will be $60. The hours will be Saturday, June 8 from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. and Sunday, June 9 from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Class size will be limited to 15 students so don't hesitate to sign up if you are interested. Click here for more information and to register for the class.
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Bee Equipment For Sale
Dr. Andrew Mills - A Backyard Beekeeper’s Guide to the Small Hive Beetle in Michigan
Dr. Mills is a professor at the University of Michigan. Details on his presentation will be posted soon.
Ana Heck - Mite Check
Ana Heck learned how to keep bees in Nicaragua while apprenticing on an organic farm and working with a women's beekeeping cooperative. She joined the University of Minnesota (UMN) Bee Squad in 2014, where she managed apiaries, provided hands-on and classroom training to beekeepers, and managed UMN Bee Squad outreach and Extension programs. She joined Michigan State University in January 2019 as a Research Technologist to support pollinator education initiatives, honey bee research, and implementation of policies to protect pollinators. Heck holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Philosophy and Spanish from Creighton University.
Keith Lazar from Bugs Nest will also be at the meeting with beekeeping supplies for your last minute needs as well as products to check for and control mites and small hive beetles.
Shirts are 100% Cotton, 5.3 oz. weight and fit true to size. Each design is available in a men's crew neck and a ladies V-neck.
Questions should be directed to Jen Blackburn (email@example.com)
COMB is a club for beekeepers in the mid-Michigan area. COMB's purpose is the study and promotion of the science and art of beekeeping. Meetings are open to the public but only members who are current on their dues may vote on club business. Club meetings are usually held at 6:30 PM on the second Monday of the month at the MSU Pavilion. Check Inside COMB Events for updated information on club meetings and upcoming events. Follow COMB on Social Media at our Facebook site for group discussions and questions.
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