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Sunday, November 05, 2017 7:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

American Beekeeping Federation
This activity is not NNHS-sponsored, but you might find the information useful.

North American Beekeeping Conference & Trade Show - Bee Girls


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Kids and Bees January 2018

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Fwd: Exciting news for students in the Reno area! The American Beekeeping Federation will be holding the 2018 North American Beekeeping Conference and Tradeshow January 9-13, 2018, in Reno, Nevada at the Grand Sierra Resort, and we would love to meet you! From 9:00 am until noon on Friday the 12th we are hosting a "Kids and Bees" event to engage the local community. We think this program would be a great fit for your students, and we would be honored if you would join us.

This no-charge educational program has been a traditional featured event with the American Beekeeping Federation conference for over 20 years, and is a “don’t miss” opportunity for school groups, home schooled kids, scouts, and clubs. Kids and their teachers or parents can expect a room full of hands-on exhibits under the themes of, “The Art of Beekeeping,” “The Science of Beekeeping,” “The World of Beekeeping,” and “The Future of Bees: It’s Up to You!” They will learn about the art and science behind beeswax, honey, pollination, ultraviolet bee vision, and so much more! Students will make their way through each station, engaging with beekeepers and Honey Queens from around the US, and in activities that will harness their senses and imaginations.

Click this link for a video by the Louisiana Farm Bureau of a similar program in New Orleans!
Click this link for photo albums for past programs.
For more information, click here to join our Facebook event page.
To RSVP your children or students for the January 12th free program, please visit our event page here.

To register large groups, for further information and any questions, please contact Program Director, Sarah Red-Laird at sarah@beegirl.org or Program Assistant, Phylicia Chandler at phylicia.chandler@gmail.com, or call us at 541-708-1127

Please share this information with your community, space is limited - but it's our goal to bring as many students as we can to learn about our bees!

We would love it if you would help us spread the word, and share on your social media outlets, newsletters, etc.

Please give us a call by the end of the week if you have any questions, or would like help signing up larger groups.

Buzz buzz,

Phylicia Chandler
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Bee Girl Program Coordinator
phylicia.chandler@gmail.com
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