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August 2020

OSBA Live Webinar Training – Danae Wolfe “High Magnification, Low Cost: Macro Garden Photography on a Budget”

August 23 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free

Reserve your spot below:   Danae Wolfe - OSU Educational Technology Specialist “High Magnification, Low Cost: Macro Garden Photography on a Budget” Danae Wolfe is a digital engagement specialist, photographer, and conservation storyteller. She has over 10 years’ experience designing and facilitating learning opportunities that span horticulture, digital engagement, and her personal passion for photography. In 2018, she was invited to speak at TEDx Columbus on the power of photography in fostering appreciation and conservation of insects and spiders and more »

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September 2020

OSBA Live Webinar Training – Jeannie Saum “The Health Benefits and Value-Added Products of Hive Resources”

September 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free

Registration is required below (reserve only 1 spot, please) The Health Benefits and Value-Added Products of Hive Resources This presentation will cover the health benefits and medicinal uses of all the hive resources - Honey, Propolis, Pollen, Beeswax, Royal Jelly, and Bee Venom. Examples of the many value-added products that can be made from these resources will be covered, as well as how-to’s for making several products. BEEpothecary.us Jeannie Saum, – B.S.Ed., M.Ed. is a retired educator of 36 years; more »

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OSBA Zoom Round Table Discussion

September 19 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free

  Registration is required below:     OSBA Zoom Round Table Discussion - Saturday, September 19 from 9:00 am till 11:00 am.   We have a few training ideas but the agenda has not been set as we are asking for your feedback. Please email: president@ohiostatebeekeepers.org and follow the OSBA website and Facebook in the upcoming weeks. Presenting: President Peggy Garnes, Vice President Tom Rathbun, Treasurer Rod Pritchard, and Live Webinar Engineer Jamie Walters.       

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OSBA Live Webinar Training – Mike Retterer “Site Selection & Preparation for Pollinator Habitat”

September 27 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free

Registration below: “Site Selection & Preparation for Pollinator Habitat” Mike Retterer - Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative presentation will take a detailed look into the methods and techniques needed in order to create a sustainable pollinator habitat regardless of plot size. Pollinators such as bees and butterflies are in trouble. ?Our pollinators have been suffering from population decline primarily due to loss of habitat. Over the past ten years, there have been several species of pollinators that have vanished from Ohio. more »

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October 2020

OSBA Live Webinar Training – Denise Ellsworth “Why native plants matter to bees…and other wildlife!”

October 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free

Registration below:             "Why native plants matter to bees…and other wildlife!” Beekeepers can play a vital role in the development and conservation of habitat that benefits bees, birds, and butterflies. This session will focus on the role native plants play in creating food resources and nesting habitat to benefit these beneficial creatures. The session will include plant suggestions and simple design elements.    Denise directs pollinator education for the OSU Department of Entomology. In this more »

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OSBA Live Webinar Training – Krispn Given “Fundamental Honey Bee Breeding and the Mite-biter Strain”

October 25 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free

Register below:             Krispn Given will share how honeybees pollinate crops and wild plants, and their services result in the production of more than 30% of the food we consume in Western societies. More than 30% of honey bee colonies have been lost yearly over the past 12 years, which has economic, ecological, and agricultural implications. In this talk, I will present an overview of our successful breeding program being conducted at Purdue University for more »

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November 2020

OSBA Virtual Fall Conference 2020

November 7

OSBA Fall Conference ~ via Zoom this year. Be sure to save the date to sit back in the comfort of your home and enjoy hours of presentations, commercials, history, and educational videos. You’re welcome to watch all day or log in/out whenever you want. The final schedule will be posted once it’s completed. The cost of the event is FREE, but we are asking for donations. The conference raffles have always helped support the (formerly 4-H program) now OSBA more »

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OSBA Live Webinar Training – Dr. Mary M. Gardiner “Vacant Land: An Undervalued Resources for Urban Bees?”

November 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Please RSVP below: This presentation will examine how the design, management, contamination legacy, and landscape context of urban greenspaces influence their conservation value for bee communities. Dr. Mary M. Gardiner received her Ph.D. in 2008 and is currently a Professor and Graduate Studies Chair in the Department of Entomology at The Ohio State University. Her research program focuses on the ecological value of urban vacant land. This work is concentrated in Cleveland, Ohio – a city that has experienced significant more »

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OSBA Round Table Discussion

November 14 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free

Please register below... The discussion subjects & training: 1.  How to schedule a meeting on Zoom 2.  How to set up a monkey survey 3.  How to use Facebook to advertise beginner classes 4.  How to use your website to advertise your beginner classes 5.  What technical support can OSBA offer?   Join us for some education, conversation, and feedback on what would help our area clubs/associations. The Zoom link will be sent 48 hrs. before the day of the more »

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OSBA Live Webinar Training – Andrew Connor “What’s Happening in Your Hive”

November 22 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Please RSVP below:  "What's Happening in Your Hive” During this presentation, we will examine the hive and what’s happening to you during different times of the year. What’s happening during the late fall early winter. Examine the activities of the hive in the winter and what may happen when the weather warms up for a day then gets cold. What happens as the warm weather starts staying warm in the later winter early spring. The activities of the hive in more »

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