UPCOMING 2016 PPBA EVENTS (all are subject to change):

April 21: PPBA General Membership Meeting. This will be a two person team presentation based around the recently published Colorado Extension Service publication entitled "Integrated Hive Management for Colorado Beekeepers." Thia Walker will discuss Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and the safe use of pesticides and Al Summers will discuss the different pests/pathogens of the hive and how IPM can be used to manage them. Ms. Walker is an Extension Specialist with the Colorado State University in Ft. Collins and Mr. Summers is a 50 year beekeeper from Longmont, CO who produced over two tons of honey in 2013. Both of these speakers assisted with the writing of this publication.

June: Bee Yard visit; place/time TBA

July 21st: PPBA General Membership Meeting

July 16-23: El Paso County Fair

August: Bee Yard Visit; place/time TBA

October 20th: PPBA General Membership Meeting