• Making Queens
    Making Queens
  • Hive of many colors
    Hive of many colors
  • Mid-summer Berryville hives
    Mid-summer Berryville hives

AN interesting story:

https://www.dom.com/community/community-stories/whats-the-buzz-va

ANOTHER ONE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED:

https://bringbackbobwhites.org/category/blog/shells-covert/

A DAY MANY WILL REMEMBER FOR A LONG TIME.  IF YOU MISSED FIELD DAY IT WAS VERY WELL ATTENDED, LOTS OF GOOD LEARNING WENT ON AND THE FOOD WAS FANTASTIC.  THANKS TO JOHN LEWIS AND HIS FAMILY FOR LETTING US COME TO HIS PROPERTY FOR THIS LEARNING EXPERIENCE.  THANKS ALSO TO THE NUMEROUS VOLUNTEERS WHO CAME OUT TO HELP OUR NEW STUDENTS GET A HANDS ON EXPERIENCE THEY COULD NOT GET ELSEWHERE.  YOU ARE ALL WONDERFUL!

A GREAT BIG THANK YOU FROM BRUCE BRYANT TO THE VOLUNTEERS WHO CAME OUT FOR OUR ANNUAL WOODENWARE WORKSHOP WEEKEND.  IT TAKES OVER 35 VOLUNTEERS TO HELP ORGANIZE OUR WOOD/FOUNDATION, DISTRIBUTE AND TEACH NEW STUDENTS HOW TO BUILD A HIVE.     YOU ARE WONDERFUL PEOPLE!  IF YOU MISSED IT THEN YOU MISSED A GREAT TIME, GREAT CONVERSTAION AND SUPER GREAT FOOD!!  SEE YOU NEXT YEAR, SAVE THE DATE: MARCH 24/25, 2018.  THANK YOU TOM MILLER AGAIN FOR HOSTING THIS EVENT AND ALL THE EXTRA’S YOU PROVIDE TO MAKE 40 NEW STUDENTS GET OFF TO A GREAT START IN BEEKEEPING!

FOUNDATION   FOUNDATION   FOUNDATION

IF YOU NEED SOME CRIMPED WIRED FOUNDATION AND ARE A MEMBER OF BONS YOU CAN PURCHASE SOME FROM THE CLUB AS WE HAVE IT LEFT OVER AFTER OUR WOODENWARE WEEKEND.  $1.00 PER SHEET FOR MEDIUM AND $1.25 PER SHEET FOR DEEP.  PLEASE EMAIL DOUG WITH WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE FOR HIM TO BRING TO THE NEXT MEETING OR IF YOU WANT TO GO TO HIM TO GET WHAT  YOU NEED.  KOCH.DOUG@GMAIL.COM  

Looking to send samples of bees to get a FREE analysis from the USDA?

https://www.ars.usda.gov/northeast-area/beltsville-md/beltsville-agricultural-research-center/bee-research-laboratory/docs/how-to-submit-samples/

 

 

If you are interested in registering for the SPRING 2018 class

then send your NAME, PHONE NUMBER AND ADDRESS to
johnlewis702@comcast.net

7 week classes begin mid February in 4 different locations

More info? then click on Classes above on this website


NEXT MEETINGS:

Thursday May 11 , 2017 at the Blandy Farm Library 7pm

Topic: TBD

400 Blandy Farm Ln, Boyce, VA 22620

 

Thursday June 8th, 2017 Childrens Discovery Museum 7pm

on Cork St, Winchester across from Cork St. Taver

We will be reviewing the observation hive that is new there.

 

July Club Picnic time, date and place to be determined.

 

 

If you are not a member, come check us out at our next meeting at Blandy Farm.

The next regular executive committee meeting will be held at 7pm Wednesday May 3rd at the Cafe del Sol restaurant in Winchester next to Apple Federal Credit Union.  If you are interested in taking on a small role to help our club this is a good meeting to attend.

 

INTERMEDIATE BEEKEEPING

Please see the pages on Intermediate Beekeeping under the Classes tab.  More info on 2017 will be coming.

Looking to BUY-SELL-TRADE bee equipment?

Click Here for details

Got an idea or process that worked for you?  Let us know and we will share with others.