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Bees By the Sea
EAS 2001
CAPE COD Massachusetts
August 6-10, 2001

EAS 2001 will be held at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) in Buzzards Bay, MA the week of August 6-10. The beautiful MMA campus is surrounded on three sides by water and only one-hour driving time from either T.F. Green Airport (PVD) in Providence, RI or Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA. Cape Cod is a wonderful place to host an EAS Short Course and Conference. Planning is well underway to make it an unforgettable experience for all who attend. Watch for periodic updates to this web site and in the EAS Journal.

The Eastern Apicultural Society of North America was established in 1955 with the purpose of promoting honey bee culture, the education of beekeepers, and excellence in bee research. Every summer, EAS conducts its annual conference in one of its 22 member States/Provinces. About 500 people, from around the world, attend this conference every year.

The conference consists of two parts - a 2 1/2 day beekeeping course (the "Short Course"), and a 2 1/2 day Conference and Workshops. The Short Course runs from Monday morning through Noon, Wednesday, and consists of two different tracks, "Level I" for beginning beekeepers, and "Level II" for more experienced beekeepers. The main conference starts after lunch on Wednesday, and runs through Friday evening, and consists of main symposia as well as smaller workshops. There are also a number of social events planned, as well as local sight seeing tours on land and sea.

Interested in attending the EAS 2001 conference? Please see the Registration Page. The early registration deadline was May 15, 2001, so late fees will be applied to all Registration forms now being received. Availability of meals, on-campus lodging, tours, etc. will be limited for those now registering. In addition, NO registration forms will be accepted by mail after July 15, 2001. Also, speaker profiles for most of our presenters are now available in the Programs section.

Please click the colony on the left for additional information about EAS 2001 Programs, Registration, and Vendors, or for information about EAS itself, or the Cape Cod area (including information about the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds appearing at the Otis Air National Guard Base August 4th & 5th).

Planning has already started for EAS 2002 at Cornell University in New York... they have even started their web site! Be sure to bookmark this site, or put it in your favorites, so you remember where to find EAS 2002 on the web.

Acknowledgements: The EAS 2001 Committee would like to thank the following organizations for their support:
Barnstable County Beekeepers' Association, for allowing us to "piggyback" on their website, and for their generous donation of web hosting services.