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Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers

November 2018

Overwintering Honeybee Nucs: Making Split and Wintering Nucs

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Presenter Mike Risk discusses how to overwinter "nucs," or nucleus colonies, which are small honeybee colonies created from larger colonies. Mike is currently the president of the Center of Michigan Beekeepers club and has been a hobbyist and sideline beekeeper for 33 years. Mike’s interest in beekeeping began when he discovered bees in the walls of a farmhouse he bought in Eaton County all those years ago.  These days he concentrates his efforts on mentoring and educating new beekeepers  He raises…

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