Nationally Renowned Beekeeper Michael Bush to Speak at The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild 3rd Annual Natural Beekeeping Symposium

Philadelphia, PA, December 10, 2012 – The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild ( is thrilled to announce that nationally renowned beekeeper and author of “The Practical Beekeeper“, Michael Bush, will be coming to Philadelphia to speak at their 3rd Annual Natural Beekeeping Symposium. Bush will share valuable techniques and stories about natural beekeeping, based on his extensive, personal experience.
The Natural Beekeeping Symposium is an all day event and will take place on February 10, 2013 from 10am to 4pm at William Penn Charter School on 3000 West School House Lane, in the East Falls/Germantown section of Philadelphia.

Michael Bush has been keeping bees in Nebraska since the mid-1970s and is one of the leading and most visible proponents of treatment-free beekeeping. He educates beekeepers about how to keep bees without toxic chemicals, pesticides or antibiotics. The author of The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally, Michael is active on many beekeeping forums and provides extensive information to beekeepers on his website,

Tickets to the Guild’s 3rd Annual Natural Beekeeping Symposium can be purchased at  Tickets cost $25 for Guild members and $35 for non-members.  Included in the registration price is a box lunch. The Guild will also be holding a raffle for a collection of beekeeping-related prizes. Attendees to the event can also visit a variety of vendors featuring bee and honey-related products.

About The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild
The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild began in 2009 as a small, informal group of local beekeepers and has  quickly grown into a 140 member, not for profit organization that reaches many more people through its events and outreach. The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild works to encourage and promote urban beekeeping through fellowship and education, and to raise awareness of the importance of bees to our environment. Meetings are held regularly at various sites around the city on the third Thursday of each month.

For questions or to schedule and interview, please contact Abby Fretz (, or Guild President, Adam Schreiber (

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