SPECIAL SPEAKER, PLACE & TIME
Monday, June 11th at 7pm
Powhatan Village Building Auditorium
3910 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, VA
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Dewey Carson
It’s open to the public, but there will be a $5 charge for those who are not already a member of either Rockwood Park Backyard Beekeepers or Huguenot Backyard Beekeepers (the joint sponsors of this event.)
Dr. Dewey M. Caron
Emeritus Professor of Entomology & Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware
Affiliate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University
40+ years teaching, apiculture research and extension service
University of Maryland, College Park (1970-1981)
University of Delaware (1981-2009).
In Bolivia, he keeps Africanized bees and teaches beekeeping in Spanish. [En Bolivia, mantiene abejas africanizadas y enseña apicultura en español.] In Oregon, he keeps 5 backyard colonies of European bees. He teaches Bee Short Courses and gives lectures to various bee clubs and state organizations. Over the last 50 years, he has served in numerous leadership roles in the Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) and is currently the Advisor for EAS Master Beekeeper program.