NMBKA Presents Dr. Dewey M Caron
Date(s) - 09/23/2017
1:00 pm - 3:45 pm
South Broadway Cultural Center
Join us for an afternoon with Dr. Dewey M Caron, a graduate of Cornell University and Emeritus Professor from the University of Delaware. Caron has written five beekeeping books, numerous book chapters, over seventy scientific publications and over 300 popular articles on bees and insects and most importantly, brings boundless joy to his teachings.
Location: South Broadway Cultural Center, 1025 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Admission: $15 at the door for non members of the NM Beekeepers Association. Free for members
Dr Dewey M. Caron is Emeritus Professor of Entomology & Wildlife Ecology, Univ of Delaware, & Affiliate Professor, Dept Horticulture, Oregon State University. He spent 40+ years teaching, doing bee extension and bee research at Cornell (1967-70), University of MD, College Park (1970-1981) and University of DE, Newark DE (1981-2009).
Since retirement in 2009, he spends 4-6 months each year in Bolivia, where he keeps Africanized bees and teaches beekeeping (in Spanish). The rest of the year he is in the northern hemisphere; his 5 backyard colonies in Tigard OR are docile European bees. He moved from Newark to Portland, Oregon following retirement to be closer to 5 grandkids. He continues his passion of paying forward bee knowledge giving Bee Short Courses and lectures to various bee clubs and state organizations in the U.S. and Europe. He is active in both WAS and EAS. He has served as President (1986), Director (both from MD and DE), Chairman of the Board for 8 years, Chair of several Board committees and currently is Advisor for EAS Master Beekeeper program. He is currently Program and Short Course chair for 2017 Delaware, his 50th year in EAS. He was WAS President in 2010, OR director and currently serves as sites chair.