FUNDAY

NEKBA Bee FunDay!

Douglas County Fairgrounds
Lawrence, KS

Saturday June 7, 2014 - All Day Bee Event
Checkout 2014 the  Schedule of Events.
This is a Rain or Shine event!


How to join in and register for the 2014 Fun Day 
  Review or print 2014 Fun Day Registration 

Each year, NEKBA conducts a Beekeepers' program for folks interested in the wonderful world of beekeeping. This is a great way to learn more about beekeeping and meet many talented and "seasoned" beekeepers in the area that are known and recognized at the local, regional, and national levels.  Levels for beginning, intermediate, and advanced beekeepers.


Saturday, June 7th, 2014 
Registration: 7:45-8:45,  
Program 8:45-5:00
NEKBA Bee Fun Day Lawrence KS
Douglas County Fairgrounds


We have many guest speakers!
Prominent:

Professor, Bioligist Tom Seeley, author of the best selling book Honeybee Democracy and The Five Habits of Highly Effective Honeybees (and What We Can Learn From Them).  

The Five Habits of Highly Effective Hives (review)

"We can learn from the bees the following five guidelines for achieving a high collective IQ:

1. Remind the group’s members of their shared interests and foster mutual respect, so they work together productively. 

2. Explore diverse solutions to the problem, to maximize the group’s likelihood of uncovering an excellent option.

3. Aggregate the group’s knowledge through a frank debate. 

4. Minimize the leader’s influence on the group’s thinking. 

5. Balance interdependence (information sharing) and independence (absence of peer pressure) among the group’s members."


and Marion Ellis, Ph.D., Professor of Entomology & Researcher at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln
(see his "Plight of the Honey Bee" on Youtube.

How to join in and register for the 2014 Fun Day
 Review or print 2014 Fun Day Registration

Dr Ron Fessenden
, author of  

The Honey Revolution: Restoring the Health of Future Generations by Ron Fessenden and Mike McInnes (Jan 15, 2009)



Need driving directions to the Bee Fun Day?
Mapquest for Douglas County Fairgrounds   Lawrence


Via PayPal, you can enroll for the Fun Day on-line.
We are excited to offer this new convenience of payment and registration. 

(see the on-line payment icons Membership Info page)



(Last updated 06/05/2014, rjb)



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