Congratulations to Paul Kelley, University of Guelph Apiary Manager: Recipient of EAS Roger A. Morse Award, 2017

Posted on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Paul Kelly, Apiary Manager at the University of Guelph, is the 2017 recipient of the Roger A Morse Teaching/Extension/Regulatory Award presented by the Eastern Apicultural Society.  The meeting is being held this week at the University of Delaware in Newark,  Delaware.  Paul received the award today (2 August, 2017) and is giving two presentations at the conference:  "Buckfast bee breeding and queen rearing – why we keep bees on islands" and "Tips, tricks and tools for the bee yard".

Since this award was first initiated in 2000, 5 of the 17 recipients have been Canadians:

  • 2004    Don Dixon, former Provincial Apiculturist of Manitoba
  • 2010    Dennis VanEngelsdorp (working in the USA as the Pennsylvania State Apiarist)
  • 2012    Doug McRory, former Provincial Apiculturist of Ontario
  • 2015    Medhat Nasr, Alberta Agriculture
  • 2017    Paul G. Kelly, University of Guelph.


Congrats to Paul and all of our other distinguished Canadians!


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