Mountain High Beekeepers Coopertaive 2018 Winter meeting was held on Sunday, February 18 at the Extension Office in Longmont, CO.  The featured speaker was Bob Todd with 50 years experience keeping bees in Boulder County. Planning for the MHBC package order was finalized with March 15, 2018 set as the final date to receive payments.

All Beekeeping Is Local

All Beekeeping Is Local


Date and Time: Sunday, February 18, 2018 (8:30am – 3:00pm)

Location: Boulder County Extension Office, 9595 Nelson Road, Box B, Longmont, CO 80501

The meeting room is on the northeast side of the basement level.

Speaker Program: 8:45am – 12:15pm


8:30 Plan to arrive at meeting room. We’ll have coffee, tea, and breakfast snacks.

8:45 Introduction: Will Witman, MHBC Director

8:50 Speaker: Matt Hoepfinger, MHBC Co-Director and Webmaster

Matt will talk about his experience with the Bee Informed Partnership study in 2016.

9:20 Speaker: Arathi Seshadri, MHBC member, CSU Dept of Soil & Crop Sciences

Arathi will give us an update of her pollinator project and work at CSU.

9:45 Guest Speaker: Bob Todd

Longtime Boulder County beekeeper Bob Todd will talk about his beekeeping activities during a typical beekeeping season in Boulder County. Bob will answer beekeepers’ questions during an extended Q&A.

12:15 Lunch: We plan go to a nearby restaurant for a casual lunch.

1:15 MHBC Business Meeting

Agenda: Minutes, Election of Officers, Discussion of Bee Packages and Spring activities.