Honey Bee Health Conference Tonight at Uintah Conference Center

As the decline of honey bee colonies affects the world, the Uintah Basin is looking to address those needs by hosting the State of Utah Honey Bee Conference tonight, November 8th, at 6pm at the Uintah Conference Center. The Basin welcomes special guest speaker Sharah Yaddaw, Communications Director for Project Apis m. (PAm). PAm is a non-profit organization whose goal is to fund and direct research to enhance the health and vitality of honey bee colonies and in turn aid crop production. From hobbyists to commercial operators, plan to be involved so that Utah and the Basin can support honey bee health. Tonight’s conference starts at 6pm with a welcome from Kristopher Watson, Insect Program Manager, followed by a Summary of State Inspections, County Inspector Reports, and Bee Club Reports. Starting at 8pm will be a number of workshops focusing on helping bee colonies survive.


Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.