Don Studinski is an insightful and dedicated natural beekeeper who consistently helps beekeeping students grow in their awareness of what is naturally happening in the day-today life of a honeybee colony. Furthermore, Don's hands on instructional approach combined with years of experience promotes the student's personal skill level. In this book Don vividly captures years of insight, wisdom, and practice that every bee keeper will benefit from.-Chris McCune, Roost Farms, Beekeeper and student
Don Studinski, dba Honeybee Keep, is a permaculture enthusiast and member of the board of directors at Living Systems Institute (LSI) where he applies permaculture philosophy to beekeeping. Apiaries under Don's management are located from Golden to Erie, spanning about 50 miles. Honeybee Keep manages Colorado's first Certified Naturally Grown apiaries. Don's beekeeping articles have been published in Bee Culture magazine and on-line at Honeybee Haven, Peak Prosperity, Bee Informed Partnership and Selene River Press. As a beekeeping mentor, Don provides advice and counsel for students throughout the United States. You can reach him using firstname.lastname@example.org. Colorado Bees for Colorado Beekeepers is Don's "produce local bees" project which provides nucleus colonies for sale. Learn more about beekeeping, read free articles and see all the products and services provided by Honeybee Keep at HoneybeeKeep.com. Don has a BS in Computer Science and an MS in Computer Information Systems. He spent his computer career working for IBM, StorageTek, and McKesson as a programmer, manager and director. He has also owned and operated his own t-shirt and embroidery business. Today, Don spends his time as a beekeeper, mentor and community building activist. He removes bees and wasps from structures, collects swarms, sells honey, performs public speaking, provides honey extraction and provides beekeeping consulting.