2019 Association Meeting Schedule

Here is a list of our meetings for 2019.  All of these meetings will be held at the Raymond Community Hall which is located on Highway 141 in Raymond, west of Utterson (click here for the Google Map) which is located roughly between Huntsville, Bracebridge, and Parry Sound.

Wed Mar 13, 2019 | 6:30pm  to 9:00pm
Kelsey Ducsharm from Tech Transfer will be here to discuss the new antibiotic legislation and go over how to diagnose and deal with dead outs.

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 6:30pm  to 9:00pm
Tom Nolan, North American Sales Rep for NOD Apiary Products Ltd. will be giving a presentation on a new product called Formic Pro. This product just recently received Canadian registration from PMRA. You can check it out at the NOD Apiary Products website.

Wed May 8, 2019 | 6:30pm  to 9:00pm

June 2018 TBD | Bee Yard Tour?

July 2019 – No Meeting

Wed Aug 14, 2019 | 6:30pm  to 9:00pm

Wed Sep 11, 2019 | 6:30pm  to 9:00pm

Wed Oct 9, 2019 | 6:30pm  to 9:00pm

Wed Nov 13, 2019 | 6:30pm  to 9:00pm

News

Access to antibiotics session April 8 at Canadore

Dr. Peter Jones is happy to work with beekeepers to access antibiotics for AFB. We have set up a session, April 8th, 6:30 to 7:30, at Canadore College, 1 College Drive. Interested beekeepers must bring 1) Complete VCPR form (attached) and 2) 2019 Beekeeper Certificate. Note: 1)      If beekeepers can’t make this session, they are free …

Resources

General

  • Ontario Beekeepers Association (OBA)
    • our provincial advocacy group and an excellent general resource
    • extensive searchable list of Ontario bee and beekeeping suppliers
    • home of our famous tech transfer program
    • annual membership recommended and you can also get group insurance from them at an excellent rate (and they will name others on your policy as needed)

Local

Online How-to Videos (based in Ontario)

Local Bee / Equipment Suppliers

Local Vets who can support beekeepers

As you probably know, beekeepers now need to get a prescription from a vet in order to purchase the Oxtytet we use to treat for American Foul Brood. Here are the names of 3 Vets that have been sourced by members of our organization.

Beekeepers will have contact the vet and create a Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR) before a prescription can be issued.

Other Ontario Suppliers

Downloads

Contact

We do not have a permanent physical location but we hold our meetings at the Raymond Community Centre:

http://www.muskokalakes.ca/content/raymond-community-centre

The current executive is:

Robert Key, President
Roland Lalonde, Vice President
Jane Liddell, Treasurer
Pam Wedd, Secretary
Cathy Crowder, Past President

Please contact the Association via email to: email@muskokaparrysoundbee.ca

For any questions or concerns regarding this website, please contact Craig Nakamoto at craig@nakamoto.ca or 1-705-571-5658.