June Monthly Program
A History of Shasta County Beekeepers
Members of the Park family, beekeepers since the 1940s, will explore the fascinating, yet often unknown, history of beekeeping in Shasta County. The presentation will tell the history of those who have built a Shasta County industry around queen bee breeding, crop pollination, bee shipping, and honey production that is prominent internationally. Explore family legacies, learn about advancements and evolution in genetics to produce an adaptable and productive bee and see how certain exterior forces have impacted bees, beekeepers, and the public.