October 10 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Our October keynote speaker will be William Hesbach.  He’ll discuss thermoregulation and hive condensation.

Bill Hesbach is a Connecticut native with a background in engineering. He’s an Eastern Apicultural Society Certified Master Beekeeper and graduate of the University of Montana‘s Master Beekeeping Program. Bill is on the Board of Directors for the Eastern Apicultural Society, and is President of the Connecticut Beekeepers Association.

Within the community, Bill teaches bee biology and various beekeeping methods at meetings and workshops hosted by regional clubs & organizations. He is an active member of the Eastern Apicultural Society, and part of their Master Beekeeper Certification Program. Bill is also a regular guest speaker at national beekeeping seminars, and recipient of the 2019 EAS Conference Distinguished Speaker Award.

Bill operates Wing Dance Apiary in Cheshire, Connecticut, which produces a crop of artisanal raw honey and natural hive products. He’s a published author, with articles appearing in Bee CultureBee Craft, and The American Bee Journal. Special interests include: Bee Biology and Flight, and Connections Between Local Flora and Bee Behavior.

We’ll start the meeting with this Month in Beekeeping, bring your questions, see you there!

Join us at our monthly meetings to learn more about bees and beekeeping. Meetings are FREE!


October 10

6:15 pm – 8:15 pm


Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center Auditorium

11715 Cragwold Road, Kirkwood, MO, 63122, United States


EMBA & St. Louis Beekeepers


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