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We’re Back

As a year has gone by the AU Beekeeping Society has had some ups and downs. We’ve kept our readers in the dark for quite a while, but we are back and ready to blog again! Last week two of our members, Sam Kenny and Lauren Dryburg gave us a wonderful presentation about everything they … Continue reading

Minding the Beeswax

The AU Beekeeping Society gets creative with repurposing beeswax from old hive frames. The Beekeepers collaborated with members of the AU Community Garden to create products that demonstrate AU’s commitment to sustainability and forging a self-educating local community. Seeking to feature AU’s self-produced materials in their full integrity, the sustainable collaborators unanimously decided to craft … Continue reading

Local is the “Buzz”-word for AU’s Own WONK Honey

from the Office of Sustainability newsletter, October 2012. Photo courtesy Annie Lyon This semester, the AU Beekeeping Society celebrated two milestones – becoming an officially recognized student organization (although an intrepid group of student beekeepers has been meeting since January), and harvesting the first-ever batch of “WONK Honey” from AU’s campus beehives. The Society seeks … Continue reading

Hello world!

Thank you for visiting the blog of the AU Beekeeping Society! On this page you can find monthly hive updates, honey recipes, stories from our beekeepers, and videos of educational presentations on all aspects of bee life. Thank you for stopping by! Continue reading