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SIBA February 2018 Meeting
February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dwight Wells will visit us again to talk about Swarm traps... and trapping! Always a great topic... and just in time to get things ready to go collect some swarms for the 2018 swarm season!
Dwight started keeping bees in 1954 at age 14 as a Penn State 4H Project. President of West Central Ohio Beekeepers Association (WCOBA), Life Member and a Board Director of Ohio State Beekeepers Association (OSBA), a member of The Beekeepers of Indiana and The Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association. A founding member of the Heartland Honey Bee Breeders Cooperative (HHBBC). Vice President Buckeye Queen Producers. American Beekeeping Federation Member. His passion is promoting Sustainable Beekeeping, which creates low over-wintering losses, and mentoring and educating beekeepers. He is presently working on several projects, evaluating Purdue Honey Bee Stock, with Penn State on Landscape Analysis and Feral Colony swarm traps. Dwight is also involved in Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) projects.
The SIBA general meetings are held the third Thursday of each month and start at 6:30pm.
The winter meetings (Dec. 2017, and Jan-Mar 2018) will be held at the Moores Hill Senior Center. The address is: 16610 N. Broadway Moores Hill In. 47032.