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Erica Shelley, Ph.D., is a passionate caretakers of the bees. She is deeply committed to small-cell beekeeping, which is a completely natural, treatment-free approach. Through her company, Best for Bees, Erica shares her knowledge of healthy beekeeping and protecting our pollinators through educational talks with her observation hive, seminars, one-on-one mentoring, and hands-on practical work. She travels internationally for conferences about organic beekeeping and has been mentored by top beekeepers around the world. Erica has taught for 15 years, including university courses and most recently as the community educator for the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society. She maintains chemical-free beehives (Langstroth and Top Bar hives) on an organic farm in Preston, Ontario and at RARE Charitable Reserve in Cambridge, Ontario where she is the Resident Apiarist. She does humane relocation of hives, swarm captures, and beekeeping consultations. Erica lives in Waterloo, Ontario with her brood of three boys.

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