The Latest Buzz: New Updates!

New Updates!

Did You Know?
A number of articles and videos have recently been added to the site. 
 Check out these two excellent videos from Samuel Ramsey, a doctoral candidate in entomology. The first one is his dissertation on Varroa destructor, a parasitic mite that feeds on honey bees. The second one is called "Doctor Buggs -What's Killing the Bees? 

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Or maybe check out Treatment-free’Beekeepers Give Varroa Mite Free ReinThe Last Death-Defying Honey Hunter of Nepal and the interesting series honoring Charles Mason Simon all located on the "For your Information" page. Additionally, with honey harvesting just around the corner, a number of helpful extraction videos had been added to the "Harvesting Your Honey" page on the "Beekeeping Videos" page. Check back to the Penquis Beekeepers site for future postings and feel free to contact us with interesting articles and videos

"Bee" History
Want to learn a bit more of the history of beekeeping and the men and woman who have played an influential role in its development? Take a look at some of the links on the Bee History page.

Next Meeting
Next Meeting is Tuesday, January 9th at the VFW on Cedar Street in Dexter at 6:30 p.m.  Because we had to cancel our December 2017 meeting due to the weather this January 9th meeting will be our 14th Annual Holiday meeting with a pot-luck dinner and Yankee swap.  Please bring a dish to share along with a wrapped gift for $10 or less.  Coffee and punch will be provided.
For more information, email or call Tish at 207 997-3546.