Meeting Topics

RRAA General Meeting and Event Topics
                CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2016
Sep 13 General Meeting returns for fall 7:30p.m.-Elmwood Legion 920 Nairn Ave
Jn-Ag Summer break to manage bees and collect honey
June 4
Celebration of The Honey Bee @ The Forks Market, Winnipeg. 9:00a.m.-6\;00p.m.
May 10 General Meeting 7:30p.m. - topic to be announced.
Apr 12 General Meeting 7:30p.m. - Marketing Honey and other hive products-Ken Rowes.
Mar 26 PART 2 Queen Rearing seminar, Elmwood Legion Hall, 920 Nairn Ave. Start at 7:30 p.m.
Mar 18  Ag in the City, Forks Market Winnipeg. - importance of Manitoba for Agriculture products 
Mar 8 General Meeting. Spring Management-Add Carbohydrates, then Protein. Review of MBA Symposium.
 Feb28  PART 1 Queen Rearing seminar by Waldemar, Elmwood Legion Hall, 920 Nairn Ave. Start 7:30 p.m.
Feb26-27 Beekeepers 110th Symposium, Canad Inns. 1405 St Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB Keynote speakers: Giovenazzo, Brunner,Guzman. Theme: Beekeeping for Sustainability.
Feb 9 Roof Top Beekeeping at UW. Questions and Comments. Sign up for Bee yard at Winnipeg or at Lockport area site.
Jan 12
Welcome to 2016 and RRAA Annual Meeting, Waldemar Damert elected President. Welcome Marg Smith to Exec. Rheal reviewed Bee Act and Biosecurity workshop.
Reminder -new location, ELMWOOD LEGION HALL, 920 Nairn Ave, EK 
                  TYPICAL YEARLY EVENTS 
Nov Windup for year. beekeeping ideas and gadgets. Social time.
Oct Winter Wrapping. Results of Honey Days. Volunteers for Nominating Committee.
Sep Honey Days at Forks Market.
Sep Fall Management - Risk Reduction 
June  Field Day for Beekeepers 
May  Bee Day - CelebrateImportance of Pollination for much of our food.
May  Final prep for Summer honey production 
April Queen Rearing, Swarm Control 
Mar Spring Management, Convention review
Fe/Mr Beekeepers Convention/Symposium
Feb  Spring Management/Treatment plans
Jan  AGM, Elections, Finance Report.
(page updated 23 Mar 2016)