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DCBC Meeting: Prepping Your Honeybee Hive for Fall – September 22
September 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
Topic: Prepping your honeybee colony and hive for Fall.
Presenter: Paul Kenyon
Location: Crossroads at Big Creek, Sturgeon Bay (OUTDOORS – Campfire Circle)
Due to pandemic restrictions, we are still limited on our meetings being held in the Collin’s Learning Center. However, since the weather remains nice, we want to continue our monthly meetings and fulfill our mission of education and assistance to beekeepers. This month, we will meet outside around the campfire. Marshmallows and roasting sticks will be provided. Look for the yellow club banner and bring your lawn chair.
Prepping for Fall and Winter – Paul Kenyon will present suggestions and tasks you should consider for getting your hive(s) ready for cold weather and insuring winter survival. Topics will include:
a. Hive inspection
b. Honey storage
c. Feeding the hive
e. Insulation and wind break
f. Equipment storage and cleaning