March 21, 2020 9 am – 3 pm

Camp Carpenter, 200 Blondin Road, Manchester, NH 03109
Hosted by New Hampshire Beekeepers Association


The spring meeting will feature Anita Collins will be speaking on honeybee genetics and behavior.

Dr. Anita Collins is a retired US Department of Agriculture research geneticist and is a recognized authority on honey bee behavior and genetics. Her research involved cryopreservation of honey bee semen as a collaborator with USDA, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Bee Research Lab in Beltsville, MD. In addition, Dr. Collins was the research leader at the Honey Bee Research Laboratory, ARS, USDA in Weslaco, TX in cooperation with the USDA Interagency Technical Working Group on the Africanized honey bee colony, its defense behavior and alarm communication.


Preregistration is required for a meal

  • It is a surprise. Actually, we are busy as bees planning the lunch.

Please bring a morning snack to share. Coffee will be brewed and awaiting your arrival.


It is HUGE!!!!!! Lots of great goodies to win.

If you have an item(s) to donate to the raffle, please contact MaryEllen McKenn at

Raffle tip: The address labels received in the mail have a great purpose. Stick to the back of your raffle ticket for quick fill out. It does make drawing the raffle go faster.


Deadline for Meal Registration: 3/1/2020

Please make checks out to NHBA

Please mail registrations to NHBA c/o Janice Mercieri, 56 Kilburn Street, Littleton, NH 03561

Directions to venue

From Route 93 N (traveling north): take exit 5 and turn right onto route 28 (Rockingham Road). Go past diner on left and take the
immediate left onto Auburn Rd. At the four-way stop, take left onto Old Derry Rd. Old Derry Rd. becomes Bodwell Rd. at the
Manchester/Londonderry line. Take a right onto Blondin Rd. after you pass East Meadow condominium complex. Continue onto
Blondin Rd. to the Camp.

From Route 93 S (traveling south): take Hanover St., Candia Rd. exit. At Hanover St. go straight. At Candia Rd. take a left
and go under highway. Take second right onto East Industrial drive (first left leads to Boy Scout Office). At the end of East Industrial
drive take right on Island Pond Rd. Take immediate left onto Cohas Ave. At the end of Cohas Ave. (stop sign) take a left onto Bodwell
Rd. After passing the convenience store take another left onto Blondin Rd. to the Camp.

From Route 101, Route 293: take exit 1 off Route 293 onto Route 28 (South Willow St.). Go past 2 of mall of NH entrances and turn
left at the next intersection with traffic lights onto Huse Rd. Go over highway and take next right onto Mooresville Rd. Continue to the
end of Mooresville Rd. and take a right onto South Mammoth Rd. Go under highway and take next left onto Bodwell Rd. Continue for
1.7 miles and take a left after the convenience store onto Blondin Rd. Continue on Blondin Rd. to the Camp.