Thu, Apr 28|
Honey Bee Flight and Sexual Reproduction with Bill Hesbach
Bill Hesbach explores the beauty and mystery of honey bee flight and explains flight muscles and their fascinating action. The second part reveals the internal process of a queen's fertilization and the development of egg-laying.
Time & Location
Apr 28, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Honey Bee Flight and Sexual Reproduction explores the beauty and mystery of honey bee flight and explains flight muscles and their fascinating action. The second part reveals the internal process of a queen's fertilization and the development of egg-laying.
Bill Hesbach is a Connecticut native with a background in engineering. He's an Eastern Apicultural Society Certified Master Beekeeper, a graduate of the University of Montana's master beekeeping program, and the Connecticut Beekeepers Association president. Bill also operates a sideline bee business called Wing Dance Apiary in Cheshire, CT., that produces a crop of artisanal raw honey and other natural hive products. Bill teaches bee biology and various beekeeping methods at meetings hosted by regional beekeeping clubs. Bill is an active member of the Eastern Apicultural Society, where he is part of the Master Beekeeper Certification program. Bill is a regular guest speaker at national beekeeping seminars and was presented the Distinguished Speaker Award at the 2019 EAS conference. His special interests in beekeeping include bee biology and flight and the connection between local flora and bee behavior. He's a published author, and his articles on beekeeping appear in Bee Culture, Bee Craft, and The American Bee Journal.
This event is FREE to CBA members. To use your discount, please sign in.$5.00