NEKBA Bee FunDay!

Douglas County Fairgrounds

Saturday June 7, 2014 - stay tuned!

Each year, NEKBA conducts a Beginning 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.

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

2014 Guests:

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 our  very own Dr. Chip Taylor,  Unv of KS Professor, Biologist, Researcher 

2014 Bee Fun Day Registration (pdf)

Funday Flyer (pdf) 2013

Via PayPal, coming soon, 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 12/07/2013, rjb)

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"Good Beekeeping and Good Fellowship" 

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