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BEE SYMPOSIUM 2008: The Honeybee, Pollinators & the Environment
Date Saturday March 08
Time 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location Details
Summerfield Waldorf School & Farm
655 Willowside Road, Santa Rosa, CA
(Limited Parking Please Carpool)
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorBeekind Honey Shop
Emailsymposium [at] beekind.com
Phone(707) 824-2905
Address921 Gravenstein Hwy. 116 South in Sebastopol
In this time of global ecological challenges, the honeybee is an indicator species reflecting the enormous changes taking place in our world. Bee populations are dying and pollination ecology is deeply affected. As beekeepers, we must become stewards of the earth and change paradigms. This one-day symposium offers information and speakers with new perspectives on honeybees and native pollinators, beekeeping practices, innovative approaches and ecological strategies for beekeepers.

THE DAY FEATURES:

Randy Oliver, Grass Valley, Biologist and forward thinking commercial beekeeper

Dr. Eric Mussen, Entomologist, UC Davis, CA Beekeeper Association 2006 Beekeeper of the Year

Katharina Ullmann, Presenting for Claire Kremnen, Xerces Society, UC Berkeley

Serge Labesque, 2006 Western Apiculturist Society's (WAS) Innovator of the year

Kathy Kellison, Executive Director of Partners For Sustainable Pollination (PFSP)

Michael Thiele, Holistic beekeeper; Demeter Beekeeping Standards

Ron Fessenden, M.D. Co-Chairman of The Committee on Honey and Human Health

PANEL DISCUSSION AND ALSO:

Two Innovative Movies on Beekeeping presented by the filmakers

1) Pollen Nation, by Singeli Agnew and Joshua Fischer

2) The Vanishing of the Bees, by Maryam Henein

Doreen Schmid, presenting bee art , The Melissa Garden ? A honey bee sanctuary in Healdsburg, Rudolf Steiner College, Sonoma County Master Gardeners, 4-H Kids, Sonoma County Beekeeping Association and moreä.


DATE: Saturday, March 8, 2008
TIME: 9:00 am ? 6:00 pm
TICKETS: $25.00 (In Advance) $30.00 (At the Door)
TICKETS BY PHONE (707) 824-2905
TICKETS IN PERSON or (by MAIL before March 1)

AVAILABLE at beekind Honey Shop, 921 Gravenstein Hwy. 116 South in Sebastopol. Go to beekind.com for directions and copies of this flyer


LUNCH AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON SITE (by ANGELO)

Sponsored by: The Summerfield Waldorf School & Farm, beekind Honey Shop & Beekeeping Supply Store and Michel Schlumberger Wine Estate
Added to the calendar on Thursday Mar 6th, 2008 3:13 PM

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