Our owner, Ryan Giesecke, is open to speaking engagements and educational events.  Some available presentations are listed here, and requests for new topics are always welcome. 

Please call or email.

2018

DFW Beekeeping Conference

-Swarms, Swarming, & Swarm Management

-Honey Bee Biology

Info on website - dfwbeekeeping.org

October 27, 2018

Hays County Beekeepers Association

-Pests & Diseases

-Fights About Mites

@ Vista Brewing, Driftwood, TX

October 17th, 2018

 

 Farm & Food Leadership Conference 

-Bees: From Honey Bees to Natives (9:55-10:55am)

-Getting Started with Beekeeping (2-3:30pm)

@ 111 N. Tennessee St. McKinney, TX

Info on website - farmandranchfreedom.org

October 15th, 2018

East Texas Beekeepers Association

-Overwintering Your Bees

@ 405 West Main St, Whitehouse, TX

Info on website - www.etba.info

October 4th, 2018

Texas Beekeepers Honey Booth

@ The State Fair of Texas

October 2, 2018 (2:30-7pm)

Texas Beekeepers Honey Booth

@ The State Fair of Texas

September 30, 2018 (2:30-7pm)

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association

Beginner Beekeeping Class

-Overwintering Your Bees

@ Trinity Haymarket, Dallas, TX

Info on website - tvbees.org

September 29th, 2018 (10:00am-12:00pm)

Brazos Valley Bee School

-What Beekeepers Should Understand About Bee Removal

-Foundationless Beekeeping

-Honey Bee Biology

-Fights About Mites

@ Texas A&M, Bryan, TX

September 22, 2018

Girl Scouts Troop 6528

-The World Of Bees

[private event]

September 12th, 2018

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association

-One Million Ways To Kill Your Bees

@ C.C. Young, Dallas, TX

Info on website - tvbees.org

September 11th, 2018

Longview Beekeepers Association

-Fights About Mites

@ Texas Agrilife Extension Office, 405 E Marshall St.,

Longview, TX

July 26th, 2018

Hill County Beekeepers Association

-Swarms, Swarming, & Swarm Management

@ 126 S. Covington Street, Hillsboro, TX

July 17th, 2018

Metro Beekeepers Association

-Preparing for Winter and Winter Hive Management

@ Southside Preservation Hall, Fort Worth, TX

Info on website - metrobeekeepers.net

July 9th, 2018

Texas Beekeepers Association Summer Clinic

-Fights About Mites

-What Beekeepers Should Understand About Bee Removal

@ Lone Star Convention Center, Conroe, TX

Info on website - texasbeekeepers.org

June 30th, 2018

Tri-County Beekeepers Association

@ 390 Interstate 45, Fairfield, TX

June 26th, 2018

Fredericksburg Beekeepers Association

-Honey Bee Biology

@ 95 Frederick Road, Fredericksburg, TX

June 21st, 2018

Brazos Valley Beekeepers Association

-Fights About Mites

@ Bryan, TX

June 19th, 2018

Austin Area Beekeepers Association

-Honey Bee Biology

@ 12500 N I-35, Austin, TX

Info on website - meetup.com link

June 18th, 2018

Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association

-Honey Bee Biology

Mount Pleasant, TX

June 11th, 2018

Wood County Beekeepers Association

-Fights About Mites

@ First National Bank Community Room (2nd floor)

Winnsboro, TX

June 5th, 2018

Williamson County Beekeepers Association

-Swarms Behavior & Swarm Management

@ First United Methodist Church, Georgetown, TX

May 24th, 2018 (7pm)

Texas Hill Country Beekeepers Association

-Swarms, Swarming, & Swarm Management

-Foundationless Beekeeping

@ The River Room @ Cailloux Campus Activity Center

May 22nd, 2018 (6:30pm)

Hays County Beekeepers Association

-Honey Bee Biology

@ Vista Brewing, Driftwood, TX

May 16th, 2018

Metro Beekeepers Association

-Swarms, Swarming, & Swarm Management

@ Southside Preservation Hall, Fort Worth, TX

Info on website - metrobeekeepers.net

May 14th, 2018

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association

-Africanized Honey Bees

@ C.C. Young, Dallas, TX

Info on website - tvbees.org

May 8th, 2018 (6pm)

Arlington Conservation Counsel

-Bees & Backyard Beekeeping

@ Fielder House Museum, Arlington, TX

May 2nd, 2018 (7pm)

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association

Beginner Beekeeping Class

-Honey Bee Pests & Diseases

@ Trinity Haymarket, Dallas, TX

Info on website - tvbees.org

April 28th, 2018 (10:00am-12:00pm)

Beekeeping Q&A

@ Eagle Hardware Farm & Ranch

April 26th, 2018 (7pm)

Earth X (previously known as Earth Day Texas)

-Texas Beekeepers Association Booth

@ Fair Park, Dallas, TX

April 20th-22nd, 2018

Honey Tasting & Education w/ Texas Honeybee Guild

-Understanding Honey, Honey Bees, & Beekeeping

@ Industrious, Dallas, TX

April 18th, 2018

UNT Community Garden

@ 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd. EAD 802J, Fort Worth, TX

April 17th, 2018 (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Golden Crescent Beekeepers Association

-Fight About Mites

@ Victoria County 4-H Activity Center, Victoria, TX

April 9th, 2018 (7pm-9pm)

Coastal Bend Beekeepers/Rio Grande Valley Beekeepers

Spring Beekeeping Chat

-The World of Bees & Beekeeping

@ 5X5 Brewing Company, Mission, TX

April 7th, 2018 (10am-noon)

Coastal Bend Beekeepers Association

-Fight About Mites

@ City of Corpus Garden Senior Center, Corpus Christi, TX

April 5th, 2018 (6:30pm-9pm)

Coppell Biodiversity Center, 1st Grade Field Trip

March 23rd, 2018

Temple Area Beekeepers Association

-Swarm Behavior & Swarm Management

@ Troy Community Center, Troy, TX

March 8th, 2018 (7pm)

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association

Beginner Beekeeping Class

-Bee Biology

@ Trinity Haymarket, Dallas, TX

Info on website - tvbees.org

February 24th, 2018 (10:00am-12:00pm)

IB Science Class, Plano East High School

February 16th, 2018

Master Composter Meeting

-Bees & Backyard Beekeeping

@ Park & Recreation Building, Arlington, TX

February 7th, 2018 (5:30-6:30pm)

Austin Area Beekeeping Seminar

-Honey Bee Biology & Behavior

@ Norris Conference Center, Austin, TX

$60 for all-day seminar

Info on website - Eventbrite

January 27th, 2018 (9am-5pm)

2017

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Presents:

"So You Think You Want Bees"

@ Treehouse, Dallas, TX

8021 Walnut Hill Ln., Dallas, Texas 75231

Free admission.

November 9, 2017 (1pm)

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Class

-So You Think You Want Bees, Part 2

@ The Point at CC Young, Dallas, TX

$5/family for members, $10/family for non-members

Info on website - www.tvbees.org

November 14, 2017 (6pm)

Metro Beekeepers Association

-Fights About Mites

@ Southside Preservation Hall, Fort Worth, TX

Info on website - www.metrobeekeepers.net

November 13, 2017 (6:30pm)

DCCCD 2017 Sustainability Summit

@ Cedar Valley College, 3030 N Dallas Ave, Dallas, TX

Breakout Session 3 - Room M114

November 3, 2017 (1pm)

Lamar County Beekeepers Association

-Fights About Mites

-Winter Feed For Bees

@ Lamar County Fair Grounds, Paris, TX

Free admission

November 2, 2017

The World Of Bees, Richland College Emeritus Program

-Honey Bee Biology

-Other Bee Species

-History of Beekeeping

-Modern American Beekeeping & Agriculture

-Bee Decline & What We Can Do To Help

@ Richland College

Register on website - www.richlandcollege.edu

Oct 27, Nov 3, Nov 17, Nov 24, Dec 1, 2017

Texas Beekeepers Honey Booth

@ The State Fair of Texas

October 11, 2017 (2:30-7pm)

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Class

-So You Think You Want Bees, Part 1

@ The Point at CC Young, Dallas, TX

$5/family for members, $10/family for non-members

Info on website - www.tvbees.org

October 10, 2017

Collin County Hobbyist Beekeepers Association

-Fights About Mites

@ Collin College, McKinney, TX

Free admission

Info on website - www.cchba.org

October 9, 2017

Texas Beekeepers Honey Booth

@ The State Fair of Texas

October 4, 2017 (2:30-7pm)

Hyer Elementary

October 4, 2017

Texas Beekeepers Honey Booth

@ The State Fair of Texas

October 2, 2017 (2:30-7pm)

Texas Beekeepers Honey Booth

@ The State Fair of Texas

October 1, 2017 (2:30-7pm)

Texas Beekeepers Honey Booth

@ The State Fair of Texas

September 29, 2017 (2:30-7pm)

Brazos Valley Bee School

-How To Get Bees

-Deciding Between Hive Styles

@ Texas A&M Campus, College Station, TX

Tickets on website - www.bvbeeks.org

September 23, 2017

 

Henderson County Beekeepers Association

-Foundationless Beekeeping

@ Faith Fellowship Church, Athens, TX

Free admission

September 21, 2017

Redenta's Garden Class

-Bees & Beekeeping 101

@ Redenta's Garden Shops, Dallas & Arlington, TX

Free admission

September 16, 2017

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Class

-Mite Counts & OAV

@ The Point at CC Young, Dallas, TX

Free admission

Info on website - www.tvbees.org

September 12, 2017

Richard J. Lee Elementary

September 8, 2017

Tour De Hives Austin: Beekeeping Classes

-Bee Biology

-Fights About Mites

@ Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, TX

August 20, 2017

Tour De Hives Austin: Hive Tour

-So You Think You Want Bees

-Native Bees

@ Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, TX

August 19, 2017

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association

-Fights About Mites

@ The Point at CC Young, Dallas, TX

Free admission

Info on website - www.tvbees.org

August 8, 2017

Children's University Garden

July 14, 2017

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Class

-Beekeeping History

@ The Point at CC Young, Dallas, TX

Free admission

Info on website - www.tvbees.org

July 11, 2017

Scouts Bug Camp, Camp Wisdom

June 22, 2017

Boy Scouts Camp, Rowlett

June 15, 2017

North Texas Water Garden Society

-Bees & Bee Decline

@ Half Price Books, Dallas, TX

June 13, 2017

Fretz Park Summer Camp

June 9, 2017

Barn Exhibit Opening

-Beekeeping History

@ A.W. Perry Homestead Museum, Carrollton, TX

Free admission

June 3, 2017

Plano Heritage Homestead

-Intro to Bees & Beekeeping

@ Plano Heritage Homestead

May 8, 2017

 

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Class

-Pests & Diseases

-IPM

@ Trinity Haymarket, Dallas, TX

Tickets on website - www.tvbees.org

April 29, 2017

Earth Day Texas

April 21-23, 2017, 10am-6pm*

Fair Park, Dallas, TX

Free Admission

Our booth will be open all three days.  Come by and say hi!

Preston Center Rotary Club

March 29, 2017

Alcuin School: Environmental Systems Class

March 28, 2017

The World Of Bees, Richland College Emeritus Program

-Honey Bee Biology

-Other Bee Species

-History of Beekeeping

-Modern American Beekeeping & Agriculture

@ Richland College

Register on website - www.richlandcollege.edu

March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, 2017

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Class

-House Bill 1293

@ The Point at CC Young, Dallas, TX

Free admission

Info on website - www.tvbees.org

March 14, 2017

Metro Beekeepers Association Meeting

-House Bill 1293

@ Southside Preservation Hall, Fort Worth, TX

Free admission

Info on website - www.metrobeekeepers.net

March 13, 2017

Travis County Beekeepers Association

-House Bill 1293

@ Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, TX

Free admission

Info on website - www.traviscountybeekeepers.org

March 6, 2017

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Class

-Bee Biology

@ Trinity Haymarket, Dallas, TX

Tickets on website - www.tvbees.org

February 25, 2017

Plano East Senior High IB Systems & Society Class

February 24, 2017

Brownies Troop @ Hexter Elementary

February 21, 2017

Girl Scouts Troop 6448 @ Coppell Biodiversity Center

February 12, 2017

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association Class

-How To Talk To Kids About Bees

@ The Point at CC Young, Dallas, TX

Free admission

Info on website - www.tvbees.org

January 10, 2017

2016

Public Events:

Santa Fe Days in the Park

March 19-20, 2016, 10am-5:30pm

Sandy Lake Park, Carrollton, TX

$2 Park Admission

 

Open Streets: A Near Southside Experience

April 3, 2016, Noon-4pm

Bewteen 8th Ave & Hemphill, Fort Worth, TX

Free Admission

 

Homestead How-To w/ AgriLife Extension Office

April 16, 2016, 9am-1pm

A. W. Perry Homestead Museum, Carrollton, TX

$5 Pre-registration required for each workshop 9am-noon

Free activities 10am-1pm

 

Earth Day Texas

April 22-24, 2016, 10am-6pm*

Fair Park, Dallas, TX

Free Admission

*Our bee booth will be open all three days, and owner Ryan Giesecke will be on the Honey Bee Discussion Panel, Saturday, April 23, 3pm-3:45pm.

Trails Day at LLELA

June 4, 2016, 9am-3pm

Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, Lewisville, TX

$5 per car

City of Irving Beekeeping 101 Class

Beekeeper Panel Discussion

August 25, 2016, 6pm-7:30pm

South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive, Room #1

Dallas Green Fest

September 24, 2016, 10am-2pm

700 S Good Latimer Expy, Dallas, TX

Redenta's Garden Shop: An Introduction To Bees

October 2, 2016, 10:30am-11:30am

2001 Skillman Street, Dallas, TX

Private Events:

Thomas J Rusk Middle School

March 29, 2016

Biodiversity Education Center of Coppell

April 4, 2016

 

Ruby Young Elementary

April 19, 2016

 

Speer Elementary Career Day

May 13, 2016

 

Stonewall Jackson Elementary

May 20, 2016

 

Fretz Park Recreation Center

June 1, 2016

Thomas J Rusk Middle School

September 2, 2016

Plano West Senior High Biology Club

September 29, 2016

2015

North Texas Cactus & Succulent Society

-Bees & Insecticides