Manitoba Bee specialist- New Provincial Apiarist

The Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association has learned that Derek Micholson has been named as the new apiarist for the province. A Winnipeg resident, Derek completed his BSc in Environmental Sciences and BA in International Development Studies at the University of Winnipeg and has 12 years of full-time research experience working under Dr. Rob Currie at the University of Manitoba, among other qualifications. He can be reached via email at:

Derek takes over from Rhéal Lafrenière, who recently retired from the role.

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