Monthly Archives: December 2015

Gift list for insect lovers

With the holidays coming up, I thought I would pull up some gift ideas that have caught my fancy.  I’m sure that y’all don’t have too many bug-lovers on your gifting list, but in case you do, here are some ideas. First up is a sterling silver bee nose ring because, c’mon….who wouldn’t want a bee in their nose?  I have some bee earrings, but I may need to consider getting my nose pierced now just so I can really show off my love of insects with this. Nose ring sold by… Read More →

Beekeeping 101 class- December 10, 2015

Beekeeping 101: What’s the Buzz? December 10, 2015 Travis County Extension Office Cost: $15.00 Must RSVP by December 9, 2015 at 2 PM (Central time) RSVP to you will receive a confirmation email once you are on the list. Seating is limited, so register early Pay at the door- CHECKS ONLY (NO CASH ACCEPTED!) Location: 1600-B Smith Road, Austin, TX 78721 Program as follows: 4:45-5:30    Registration 5:30-5:35    Welcome 5:35-6:25    Honey Bee Biology & Behavior 6:25-7:10    How to Get Started: Beekeeping Equipment Essentials 7:10-7:15    Break 7:15-8:00    Buying Bees, Installation & Basic Set-up Where Do I… Read More →