October 10, 2023 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Our October keynote speaker will be William Hesbach.  He'll discuss Winter Management: How honey bees thermoregulate and survive in cold climates.Bill Hesbach is the President of the Connecticut Beekeepers Association, a Connecticut native with a background in engineering where he teaches bee biology and various beekeeping methods at regional beekeeping club meetings.

He's an Eastern Apicultural Society Certified Master Beekeeper and a regular guest speaker at national beekeeping seminars. Bill was presented with the Distinguished Speaker Award at the 2019 EAS conference.

Bill also operates a sideline bee business called Wing Dance Apiary in Cheshire, CT. producing artisanal raw honey and other natural hive products.He's a published author with articles in American Bee Journal and Bee Culture magazines.

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 open to all!


October 10, 2023

6:15 pm - 8:15 pm


Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center Auditorium

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


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