The Native Irish Honey Bee Society


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Native Irish Honey Bee Society Apis mellifera mellifera
Supporting the Native Irish Honey Bee throughout the Island of Ireland
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1st NIHBS Conference

The Athlone Springs Hotel 10th November 2013
Conference will be launched by Ella McSweeney from RTE 1  programme ‘Ear to the Ground’
8am Registration Opens
9.30am -10.30am Can A.m.mellifera, on the Dutch island Texel survive Varroa without control?; Dr. Romee van der Zee
1030am-11am New Breeding Programme to Protect the Native Irish Honey Bee; Dr. Dara Scott
11am – 11.30am Tea break
11.30am – 12 .30am Hybridisation; Prof. Dr. Robert Paxton
12.30pm – 1.30pm LUNCH
1.30pm – 2.30pm Trends in International colony winter losses 2008-2013; Dr. Romee vander Zee
2.30pm – 3pm Evaluating and Selecting Stocks for Breeding; Dr. Eoghan Mac Giolla Coda
3pm – 3.15pm Tea Break
3.15pm – 3.45pm Setting up a Queen Rearing Group; Mr. Jonathan Getty
3.45 – 5pm Question and Answers with Panel Forum.
Admission Fees
Members: 20 euro; Non Members: 30 euro; Admission & 2014 membership combined: 40 euro
PayPal option via website, account: treasurer@nihbs.orgTrade Stands will be in attendance on the day

Special Accomodation Rate: 79 euro per room B&B or 59 euro room only
For info: +353 90 644 4444; info@athlonespringshotel.com;
www.athlonespringshotel.com
Booking is advised as places are limited
For more information:

email secretary@nihbs.org;

www.nihbs.org