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Southbury, CT 06488
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11/9/2020 - The History of Beekeeping in The United States and Connecticut’s Role in Apiculture

On Thursday, December 10, 2020 from 1:00pm-2:30pm, join us for this informative online lecture about the history of beekeeping from Connecticut Beekeeper Catherine Wolko. How did the honey bees get here? Are Honey Bees native to the United States? Who is L. L. Langstroth and why was Connecticut so important to him? Learn how the Langstroth Hive came to be. Learn the honey bees importance to Agriculture.

Catherine Wolko is the owner of the Humble Bee Honey Company. She is a second generation Beekeeper and member of The Connecticut Farm Bureau, Eastern Apicultural Society, The American Beekeeping Federation, and The Backyard Beekeepers Association.

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this program is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public. Space is limited and registration is required. Please visit the link below or call 203-262-0626 ext. 130 to register. This program will be conducted through Zoom.

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