Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Dr. Dewey Caron, To Speak in the area March 22-26

Dr. Dewey M. Caron,  Emeritus Professor of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware and native of Stamford, Vt.  will be speaking through in Northern Berkshire County, Southern Vermont and the Capital district next week.

Dr. Caron received his undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and he holds a Ph.D. in entomology from Cornell University. From 1970 to 1981, Caron served as extension apiculturist University of Maryland, College Park. He has published five books, over 70 scientific publications, and 300 articles on bees and insects and co-authored Bee Craft America. Caron began International Development activities in 1982.  Recently he worked with beekeepers in Bolivia.

Tuesday, March 22, North Adams Mass.: From Berkshires to Bolivia.  Presentation includes recognizing losses, Africanized honey bees and how to insure overwintering success and strong spring colonies. Contact: Tony Pisano.

Wednesday, March 23, Manchester Vt.: Beekeeping: When we need to open the colony?  Contact: Maddie Sobel.

Thursday, March 24, Fellowship Hall, 601 Main Street, First Baptist, Bennington Vt.: "From Bennington to Bolivia".  Dr Caron relates his story. Contact: Jacob christianbookstore@myfairpoint.net tel:802-447-0198.

Saturday, March 26 Albany NY, one is Colony Natural History and two, Bee Loss Epidemic.  Contact: Anne Frey.

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