Need a Speaker?

The BYBA can provide clubs, schools, nature centers or other organizations with entertaining and informative speakers.  The club has a number of knowledgeable beekeepers that can share their expertise about bees and bee-related products.  The speaker’s fee is negotiable – our club’s mission is to spread the word about beekeeping.  If your organization can make a contribution to our club, a donation of up to $200 for a 60-90 minute presentation would be gratefully accepted and would further our club’s goals.   Travel and out-of-pocket expenses are additional.  For more information, please call Howland Blackiston at (203)226-6303 or e-mail outreach@backyardbeekeepers.com.
For more information regarding Youth Outreach – bringing beekeeping to local schools and youth groups – contact Peter Van Hagen at (203) 256-1467.

NEED A SPEAKER?

The Back Yard Beekeepers Association can provide your club, school, nature center, or organization with an entertaining and informative speaker for your next event or gathering. We have a number of knowledgeable beekeepers who can share their expertise about bees and bee-related products.

TOPICS

Our informative experts would be pleased to lead a workshop or speak on such topics as:

  • An Introduction to Beekeeping
  • The History of Beekeeping
  • Your First Year as a Beekeeper
  • Beekeeping and Gardening
  • Bee Venom Therapy
  • Bees and Nutrition
  • Beeswax Candles and Crafts
  • Brewing Mead at Home
  • Cosmetics from the Bee Hive
  • Harvesting the Honey Harvest
  • Threats Challenging the Honeybee
  • How to Launch a Successful Bee Club

And many more topics related to honeybees and beekeeping.

SPEAKER FEES

The speaker’s fee is negotiable – our club’s mission is to spread the word about beekeeping.  If your organization can make a contribution to our club, a donation of up to $200 for a 60-90 minute presentation would be gratefully accepted and would further our club’s goals.   Travel and out-of-pocket expenses are additional.  For more information, please call Howland Blackiston at (203)-226-6303 or e-mail outreach@backyardbeekeepers.com .