2012 EAS Workshops

2012 EAS Workshops

THURSDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

Subject to Improvement

TimeTopicSpeaker
1:30Writing w/ BeesAnn Harman, Va.
Native PollinatorsDebbie Delaney De.
ApitherapyReyah Carlson, Vt.
Bee FabricsDiana Sammataro, Az.
Nucs  (In the Apiary)Larry Connor, Mi.
Bee Genetics ExplainedJon Zawislak, Ar.
2:30BreakBreak
3:00All about Mead w/ the Mead MakerMark Simikaski, Vt.
If You Have a Hiveā€¦ You Have Your Own Medicine ChestRich Wieske, Mi.
Vt. Maple SyrupTimothy Perkins, Vt.
Apitherapy 2Reyah Carlson, Vt.
Why Disease MattersJim Tew, Oh.
In The Bees - BasicsRick Drutchas, Vt.
4:00Cooking w/ BeesMichael Young, NIR
How Honey is Properly JudgedTony Jadczak, Me.
Bee & Colony PhotographyClaire Waring, UK
Hive Stress Monitoring DevicesFrank Linton, Va.
In the Bees - AdvancedSteve Parise, Rick Drutchas, Don Hopkins

Note: 3-5PM Thursday Intervale Visit w/ Travis Marcotte


FRIDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

TimeTopicSpeaker
1:30Developing a Spiritual Connection with the BeesRoss Conrad, Vt.
Quebec PM Program for VarroaPierre Giovenazzo, Qc.
Short History of PollinationPeter Borst, Ny
Update on Bee Stings & AllergiesBarry Thompson, Md.
Thinking Bees/Talking Bees
Conversations w/ Vermont Beekeepers
Schrin R. Oeding, Vt.
2:30BreakBreak
3:00Swarm the State: The return of the RusticSam Comfort, Fl.
Summer SplitsMike Palmer, Vt.
To Dip or not to Dip:  Making a Living from Beeswax CandlesMartin Marklin, NH.
Nosema ceranae- who's infected in the hive?Brenna Traver, Va
(2011 EAS Foundation Award winner)
How Local Bees Make Lake Champlain Chocolate's BuzzGary Coffey, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Vt.
Author PanelSeeley, Conrad, Caron, Mares, Flottum, Connor
et.al.
In The Bees - BasicsRick Drutchas, Vt
4:00Issues with Organic/Alternative
Honey Production
Panel moderated by Ross Conrad, Vt.
(Comfort, Dehne, Duffy, Varon, White)
Mite ABC'sDiana Sammataro, Az.
Cheese and HoneyMichael Young, NIR & Cabot Cheese rep.
Hygienic BeesMarla Spivak, Mn.
The Sustainable Bee Club:
A Club Approach to Promoting
local Nuc and Queen Rearing
Karla Eisen, Va.
In the Bees - AdvancedSteve Parise, Vt & Chas Mraz, Vt