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Colony Monitoring Events

Upcoming events

EAS 2018 will have a full day track on colony monitoring on Monday, August 13, 2018, in Hampton, VA. For details on the Electronic Hive Monitoring track, see this description. For details on EAS 2018, visit

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Previous events


  • The Second International Workshop on Hive and Bee Monitoring was held in Missoula, Montana, USA, on September 17, 2014.Topic Areas included Scale Hives, Hive Sensors, Hive Communications (wireless, phone, and satellite), Infrared Imaging of Hives and Bees, Bee and Colony Acoustics, Radiofrequency Identification Tags for Bees and Hives, Bee Tracking and Mapping Using Sound, Video, Harmonic Radar, Radar, or Lidar.The day-long workshop was held in association with the Annual meeting of the Western Apicultural Society (September 18-19) and the Missoula Honey Festival (September 20).

View the Western Apiculture Society (WAS) 37th Annual Meeting Agenda

Malcolm Sanford documented the workshop in an article for the American Bee Journal. The article is now available here:


  • January 9, 2013
    American Honey Producers Association Convention
    The Joy of Retirement: Measuring Field-Level Exposures to Clothianidin; Beta-Testing of
    Colony Health Scanner. Jerry J. Bromenshenk


  • Jan 10, 2013
    American Bee Research Conference
    Audible cues to stress in honey bee colonies. Robert A. Seccomb, Colin B. Henderson, Jerry J. Bromenshenk.
    Bee Alert Technology Inc; Missoula, MT. Colin B. Henderson


  • Jan 11, 2013
    American Bee Research Conference
    Decimeter resolution mapping of honey bee positions using Portable Light Detecting and Ranging (LIDAR).
    Colin B. Henderson1, Robert A. Seccomb2, Rachel Dickson3, Jerry Bromenshenk4
    1) Missoula College, Missoula, MT; 2) Bee Alert Technology, Inc.; 3) Big Sky High School; 4) Division of Biological Sciences, The University of MT, Missoula, MT.


  • Jan 11, 2013
    American Honey Producers Association
    Wiring Up the Hive: Sensors and Continuous Monitoring
    William G. Meikle
    Carl Hayden Bee Research Center
    Tucson, AZ 85719



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