THE AMATEUR BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION OF NSW INCORPORATED ( established 1954 ) “Better Apiculture through Knowledge” AMATEUR BEEKKEPERS ASSOCIATION NSW INC ANNUAL FIELD DAY 7th March 2015 9.30 for 10am Start for 3pm finish TO BE HELD ON AT ALL SAINTS COLLEGE 70 Eglinton Road BATHURST NSW NO REGISTRATION OR ENTRY FEE FOR ALL THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED Topics covered: Races of bees. First Aid for Bee Stings. Bee Diseases. Beekeeping Country vs Coastal. Medicinal Properties of Honey. There will be a demonstration on handling live bees and talks about equipment such as steam knives Guest speakers include Joe Horner, Queen bee breeder who raises different races of bees will bring along some bees for a live bee demonstration. Mark Greco a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society has developed innovative methods for studying insects using non evasive imaging which he terms ‘Diagnostic Radioentomology’. Arthur Garske is a St Johns Ambulance Officer and well qualified to speak about treatment of bee stings. Mal Porter President of Central Tablelands Branch of NSWAA will share his experiences of keeping bees in the country and along the coast. Dave Wilson Secretary ABA of NSW will compare different types of uncapping knives. Dr Lamorna Osborne will talk about the amazing healing properties of honey.. Gold coin donation for Sausage sizzle lunch More information about this event can be found in the latest newsletter of the Amateur Beekeepers Assn of NSW (ABA) on the website www.beekeepers.asn.au. Look for the link ‘read latest newsletter’ in pink at the bottom of the homepage. Enquiries to [email protected] Directions to venue. If you are approaching Bathurst from the east along the Great Western Highway keep in the right hand lane. Follow the signs to Eglinton. Do not follow GWH when it turns left but continue straight ahead onto Durham Street and Eglinton Road. All Saints College is on the left hand side.
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