Monthly Meeting 9/12
The COMB meeting this month will be held Monday September 12 at 6:30 P.M. at the MSU Pavilion, 4301Farm Ln. Lansing Mi. 48910.
This month's guest speaker Charlotte Hubbard, a beekeeper since 2008, works about 30 hives in SW Michigan. She's author of Dronings from a Queen Bee: The First Five Years, and the kid's book If I Could Sit on a Bee's Knees, among other publications regarding bees. All profits from speaking, book sales and honey go to food bank charities. Her website, www.hubbardhive.com, advises newbees what to look for when in their hives, and overviews her bee involvement. Charlotte speaks nationally on behalf of this critical insect, often focusing on the human-bee dynamic. Her topic for us this month will be on her experiences with Bee removal from structures.
We will also discuss fall feeding and winter preparation.
For your convenience we have also invited TM Kline & Sons and Keith Lazar from Bugg's Nest to attend our meeting.
TM Kline & Sons a honey bee equipment vendor and a major container vendor and commercial beekeeper from Saint Charles will be taking orders for containers to bring to the meeting. If you are looking for options for containers for your new honey crop this year give them a call.
You may remember Keith Lazar owner and operator of the Bugg's Nest who has been at many of our meetings in the past. He has many beekeeping items in stock and would be happy to bring your orders to the meeting. Please give Keith a call, he can be reached at 248-361-1710 to email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you at the meeting!
September 24 Liquid Agrico is having a Health Festival and has invited the C.O.M.B. Club to come. It is at their headquarters building in St. Johns. Deb Foote is contact person.
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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.