Take a Journey Into the Role of a Honeybee

The Honeybee’s Role in Our Community
John James Audubon State Park Museum

Saturday, January 16
1:00-3:00 p.m.


Join the Audubon staff as the Audubon Bee Association takes you on a journey into the role of a honeybee and its importance on our community. You will have the opportunity to view an observation hive from the inside out (weather permitting). There will also be honey and comb honey tasting available. The program is free.

From 1-2 pm Learn about beekeeping and the tools of the trade. This is presented by and local apiarists (beekeepers) Fay Brock, Paul and Betsy Stone (Stone Hill Honey), and Glenn Kerr.

From 2-3 p.m. Marion Lowry and Christine Belt will present “Bee and Butterfly Gardens” – a program focusing on planning and setting up your own garden and the role that bees and butterflies play as pollinators. Handouts and posters will be available.

Several topics will be discussed, including:

• Importance of Honeybees on Our Community
• Hives, Equipment and Gear Demonstration
• Bee and Butterfly Gardens
• Honeybee Photography
• Honey and comb honey tasting

The event is presented by Paul and Betsy Stone of Stone Hill Honey, Glenn Kerr, Marion Lowey, Christine Belt, and Fay Brock.

For further information, contact Julie McDonald at (270) 826-2247 or juliea.mcdonald@ky.gov