Bees and Beekeeping
Monday, June 28, 2021, 6:30pm
Somervell County Agrilife Extension Office, 1405 Texas Ave.
Please join the Somervell County Master Gardeners on Monday the 28th of June as the Somervell County Master Gardeners host Kirk Kirksey, Vice President to the Dino Bee Club, for a presentation on bees and bee keeping. This presentation will describe common bees found in our area, and will provide key points of bees’ life cycle, anatomy, and sociality. Africanized (“Killer”) bees in Texas will be covered. The program will highlight honey bees and hobbyist beekeeping in our area. This will include a hands-on demonstration of a Langstroth Removable Frame hive. The program will end with “What’s Killing our Bees”, and provide tips and resources for supporting a neighborhood bee population.
Mr. Kirksey’s bio includes:
Master Beekeeper Certification (University of Montana)
Frequent Article Contributor – Texas Beekeeping Association Journal
Advanced Beekeeper Certification (Texas Master Beekeeper Program)
Texas Master Beekeeper Certification (in progress)
Registered Texas Beekeeper (#12216)
Member Texas Beekeeping Association
Vice President: Dino-Bee Club, Glen Rose, Texas
Nine hives on 6 acres east of Glen Rose.