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August 4, 2019

This Is a Good Workshop to Attend

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Below are 2 upcoming events
 Alabama Beekeepers Association 2019 Conference
Annual Meeting September 20th and 21st 2019 Location: ClantonConference and Performing Arts Center in Clanton, Alabama.
“Online” Pre-Registration must be received on or before September 12, 2019. Go to . If you prefer NOT to use “online” registration you may print this form and mail it to:
Wynelle Milstead; 1495 Sandcut Rd.; Nauvoo, AL 35578; with a check, but it must be postmarked by September 12, 2019.
During the online registration for the conference you can pay your dues for 2020 online.
If you have any questions regarding registration, contact Wynelle Milstead at or 205-300-0511.
Thank you for pre-registering. Knowing the number of participants for which to plan really helps with name tags, programs,
seating, meals, snacks, etc.
Bonnie has requested that we bring a desert to the meeting. The homemade deserts are so much better than the store bought deserts.

Featured speakers this year will be:
Dr. Jim Tew (Over Winter Biology),
Clarence Collison (Queen Biology & Current Problems),
Debbie Seib from ABF & Seib Honey Farm in Indiana,
Don Downs (Apitherapy Medicine),
Lisa Reynes FL State inspector (Africanized Bees ?)
Arthur English
Donald Short
Mary Cahill

Topics also in the schedule-
Russian Queen Production
Lip Balm
Chemical Use in the Hive
Master Beekeeper Program
Things to make with old brood comb
Backyard Beekeeping
Thermoregulation … Thinking Inside the Box
Diseases & Pests
Varroa Management
Setting up your Honey Show
We are having a contest for assembling frames. They will be
judged on the time to assemble 5 frames and the quality of the
work. Three judges will be looking over the project. There will be a prize for the winner.
We will also have a Honey Contest again this year.
Looking forward to seeing you at the annual meeting.
Hotel information
Holiday Inn Clanton  $119 ****  205-280-1880
Days Inn by Wyndham Clanton AL  $58 ***  205-755-1815
Best Western Inn  $110 ****  205-280-1006
Inn of Clanton  $76 ** N/A
Key West Inn  N/A ****  205-755-8500
Scottish Inn  N/A ****  205-755-4049
Yellow Hammer RV Campgrounds  205-755-2623  N/A ****
Peach Queen Campground  205-688-2573  N/A ****
The North Alabama Beekeepers Symposium at Athens, AL. is
scheduled for Saturday August 17, 2019 at:
Friendship United Methodist Church
16479 Lucas Ferry Rd.
Athens, AL. 35611
We have some new speakers, and some of the seasoned ones,
that will bring presentations about Queens, Drones, Mites, Small Hive Beetles, and everything connected with beekeeping to us
that day.
 Registration starts at 8:00 AM
Classes begin at 8:30 AM
We look forward to having a large group of Beekeepers!!!!
Please mail registrations to:
Lionel Evans
1307 Fern St.
Athens, AL 35613
Please enclose a check made out to NABS for $25.00 for each
person over 12 years old.  We will serve Whitt’s BBQ for lunch.
Donuts, fruit, sweet rolls, and drinks will be available as well as
The link for the Symposium Page is:  
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Our mailing address is:
Alabama Beekeepers Association1495 Sandcut RdNauvoo, AL 35578-4412
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