Save The Date -
Randy Oliver All Day Workshop
June 11, 2011
The Santa Clara Bee Guild will be offering an all day workshop with Randy Oliver, beekeeping expert and teacher on Saturday, June 11, 2011 in Los Gatos CA.
Workshop fee $45.00 (includes lunch)
Sign up at the bee guild meeting or send a check to guild treasurer Ed Lo (checks made out to SCVBG) 1388 Suzanne Ct. San Jose, CA, 95129
"Randy Oliver has kept bees for over forty years and now practices small commercial beekeeping in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Grass Valley, California, running about 500 colonies in an interstate migratory operation. He also researches worldwide scientific literature and beekeeping practices applying his knowledge to practical beekeeping in this country with a series of published beekeeping journal articles covering such topics as: management of the varroa mite, bee nutrition, nosema disease, and the critical pollination of the immense California almond crop. He holds a bachelors and a masters degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine and Humboldt State University, respectively. He has presented beekeeping classes and seminars since 1980, and is a popular speaker on beekeeping issues, maintaining a website with worldwide readership at scientificbeekeeping.com. He is a local naturalist and teaches science classes twice a week for elementary students."