Aug
5
Wed
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthly Meeting @ North Pinery Firehouse
Aug 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and during the meeting, we don’t have an agenda. When we do have speakers or special interest discussions, we send out notices to our group.

We have no dues. Everyone is welcome, all you need is an interest in bees.

Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange.

Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim Brod both were both nominated at the February 2015 meeting and both withdrew their candidacies on election day at the March meeting. Hopefully we will see this impasse resolved on Wednesday.

WHO: Calling all beekeepers
WHAT: Boulder County Beekeepers Association April meeting !!
WHY: bee-cause we can. Election of officers – Fascinating speakers & camaraderie
WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7p
WHERE: Niwot Grange

Aug
8
Sat
INTERMEDIATE BEEKEEPING @ PACE Center
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Ages: 16 and up
This is a continuation of Beekeeping 101. Learn tips on how to
keep your bees happy, as they are gentle by nature. A variety of
topics include brood patterns, pests, fall flowers, and feeding. In
addition, tips will be provided for preparing a hive for winter. See
how a honey extractor operates and be treated to a honey tasting
as well! Slideshow and handouts included. Class is interactive and
questions are encouraged. Instructor: Bruce Haas
Location: PACE Center, Parker, CO
Fee: $10 R/$11 NR
5215 Sa, August 8, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Bee Safe Boulder Celebration Fundraising Party
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come and celebrate Boulder becoming a Bee Safe City!!

Join us and celebrate Boulder becoming a Bee-Safe City, at a beautiful home in west Boulder, in a shady Boulder landscape with a lovely stream and water feature, with good food, wine, beer, wonderful door prizes, live blue grass music (with Rockygrass band HenScratch), and stimulating company. This event will also feature an observation bee hive, a honeybee waggle dance contest, events for kids, and other such fun, as well as a few short speeches by City Council members, Bee Safe Boulder members and others.

Bee Safe Boulder is a local grassroots group raising money to fulfill its mission to save bees, pollinators and all insects so critical to our survival and biodiversity. By putting the spotlight on local citizen awareness of the toxicity of neonicotinoids, Bee Safe Boulder is making a significant difference where federal and state agencies have so far failed us, by creating Bee Safe Neighborhoods, by convincing nurseries and cities to garden without poisons, and much more. That includes getting the city to adopt Resolution No. 1159 on May 5th of this year, essentially banning the use of neonics on city property.

Your presence and/or tax deductible donation (whether you are able to attend or not) will keep this movement moving.

August 8, 4-6 pm at the home of Mike Merritt and Susan Brooks at 3373 4th Street in North Boulder.

Donation: $30 advance, $35 at the door; $50 advance for couples; children are free

Ways to donate: Write checks to RMPJC/BSB (Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center/Bee Safe Boulder), and mail them to Bee Safe Boulder, c/o RMPJC, PO Box 1156, Boulder, CO 80306.
Or you can register and donate online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/bee-safe-boulder-celebration-fundraiser-tickets-16931113416?aff=eac2

Aug
10
Mon
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Aug 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Kris Bielak
President
719-207-3357

Aug
12
Wed
Advanced Topics in Beekeeping @ The Hudson Gardens & Event Center
Aug 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

What pests and diseases do beekeepers need to worry about in Colorado? Why, how, and when should I make a split? Is a combine the right solution for my weak hives? Learn the answers to these questions and more, during this course designed for experienced beekeepers. Led by Hudson Gardens’ Lead Beekeeper Bob Shiflet, this course will offer ample opportunities for questions and discussion regarding several not-so-basic beekeeping topics such as pests and diseases, splits and combines, advanced hive inspections, and honey harvesting. Participants must have at least one year of beekeeping experience. Advanced registration required. Register online – www.hudsongardens.org or call (303) 797-8565 ext. 306

Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Aug 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year.

Other topics for the meeting:
– Status update of “Birds & Bees” ordinance in Brighton
– Colorado Swarm Hotline changes for this year.
– USDA/Cindy Einspahr, distribution of seed purchased with grant money.
– Update on sources for packaged bees.
– Design contest for club logo?

Mile Hive Bee Club @ Project Angel Heart
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Aug
14
Fri
Natural Top Bar Beekeeping
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm

Resilient Futures International, will be hosting a beekeeping workshop August 14-16th.

The details can be found on the following Facebook link and below:
https://www.facebook.com/events/117651431901370/

Please join us for a weekend of exploration and education about honey bees and specifically Natural Top Bar Beekeeping!

Natural Top Bar Beekeeping is widely renowned as the most efficient cost-effective, environmentally friendly, and least invasive method of beekeeping that is appropriate for our Colorado climate.

This will be a weekend-long course, with an additional informative session for the public the Friday night before.

Dates:
Informative Public Session – August 14th
Beekeeping Course – August 15th and 16th

Location: The class will be hosted by Resilient Futures International at a private residence near DIA.

Cost: $70/day or $120 for both.
$5 suggested donation for the Friday night public informational session.

Les Crowder is a regional expert in Top Bar Beekeeping. He wrote the book, ‘Top-Bar Beekeeping.” He has been teaching beekeeping methods for over 20 years!

He is traveling from out of state so please join us for this special, rare event!

The Saturday class will cover basic hive design including topbar, langstroth, warre, and round hives as well as keeping bees naturally in the spring and summer when hives are expanding, helping bees expand in topbar hives, and making divides.

The Sunday class will include honey harvesting, the 2 to 3 divide, beeswax rendering and use.

Guests can register by emailing amber@resilientfuturesinternational.org and can pay for the event via Paypal on the Resilient Futures International website at www.resilientfuturesinternational.org under the tab, “Give Now,” or they can pay with cash in person.

The registration deadline for this amazing course will be 8/13/15. Space is limited so register soon and please help us spread the word!

Many thanks,

Amber Bacca
Co-director/Founder
Resilient Futures International

Aug
17
Mon
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

[We meet every 3rd Monday except for November and December]

This is your last minute reminder about the club meeting this Monday evening, May 18th, at the Florida Baptist Church at 6 PM. Our new member, Valerie West is going to share how she learned to make a nuc for the purpose of growing new queens for yourself. This is a skill we all need, and there is more to it than just putting a couple of frames in a box. As we are just learning, queen age is a major factor in bees swarming, and if we can learn to grow new, good quality queens for ourselves, we can greatly reduce the swarming impulse in our bees. We’ll also talk a bit about how to know if your stock is of good genetic quality. Plus, we’ll have a good visit with our fellow beeks, and get the answer to that vexing conundrum in your bee yard. Obviously, we’ll need to talk about some new board members, too. Come and find out what is going on! We are growing! Think about what you can do to help. Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Paula N. Nelson
President
4 Corners Beekeepers Association
970-903-1877

Aug
20
Thu
High Land Beekeeping Club Meeting @ Roxborough Community Center
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Thursday, March 19, 2015, is our monthly bee club meeting!

The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. at the Roxborough Community Center, directions below.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/faab5d795f2a24e9abc494c09/files/Directions_to_Rox_Comm_Cntr.pdf

Angela Kantola will be our guest speaker telling us what she has learned about the “Flow Hive” that everyone is ga-ga over. Then Laura Phillips will give us our Epi-Pen Training for the year. This training is recommended for all club members.

We will also discuss the new swarm phone system being implemented by the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and the fact that they have 501c3 status available to use if we choose to use it.

All and all, it should be a very informative meeting. Bring a treat if you like and we’ll all share.

Aug
27
Thu
Science Talks: Honeybees with Beth Conrey @ Butterfly Pavilion
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Ever thought about keeping backyard bees? Mystified by colony collapse disorder and the impact it’s having in Colorado? Join Beth Conrey, President of the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and owner of Bee Squared Apiaries for our next scintillating Science Talk which will leave you buzzing for days! – See more at: https://www.butterflies.org/learn/science-talks#sthash.z0BgZo8g.dpuf

Aug
29
Sat
Class VII: Fall and Winter Care @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

In this class we will review methods and preparations for maintaining a healthy hive. We will also learn alternative honey processing techniques. We will also learn the steps needed to prepare the hives for winter and demonstrate a variety of winterization techniques unique to top bar hive management.

Sep
2
Wed
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthly Meeting @ North Pinery Firehouse
Sep 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and during the meeting, we don’t have an agenda. When we do have speakers or special interest discussions, we send out notices to our group.

We have no dues. Everyone is welcome, all you need is an interest in bees.

Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange.

Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim Brod both were both nominated at the February 2015 meeting and both withdrew their candidacies on election day at the March meeting. Hopefully we will see this impasse resolved on Wednesday.

WHO: Calling all beekeepers
WHAT: Boulder County Beekeepers Association April meeting !!
WHY: bee-cause we can. Election of officers – Fascinating speakers & camaraderie
WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7p
WHERE: Niwot Grange

Sep
9
Wed
Overwintering Honeybee Hives @ The Hudson Gardens & Event Center
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn what happens to honeybees during their “dormant” winter months and what you can do to carry your hives successfully into the next season. Hudson Gardens’ Lead Beekeeper Bob Shiflet will help you discover how to assess the strength of your colony and determine the appropriate amount of honey stores your hive will need the upcoming winter months. Supplemental feeding, including when and how to feed, will be explained. You’ll discover the various methods available for protecting your hives from wind and cold temperatures, and how each method impacts honeybees. The course will conclude with a discussion of winter pest management techniques and an off-season “to-do” list for improving your beekeeping knowledge and skills. Experience level: Beginner. Advanced registration required. Register online – www.hudsongardens.org or call (303) 797-8565 ext. 306

Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year.

Other topics for the meeting:
– Status update of “Birds & Bees” ordinance in Brighton
– Colorado Swarm Hotline changes for this year.
– USDA/Cindy Einspahr, distribution of seed purchased with grant money.
– Update on sources for packaged bees.
– Design contest for club logo?

Mile Hive Bee Club @ Project Angel Heart
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sep
14
Mon
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Kris Bielak
President
719-207-3357

Sep
17
Thu
High Land Beekeeping Club Meeting @ Roxborough Community Center
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Thursday, March 19, 2015, is our monthly bee club meeting!

The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. at the Roxborough Community Center, directions below.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/faab5d795f2a24e9abc494c09/files/Directions_to_Rox_Comm_Cntr.pdf

Angela Kantola will be our guest speaker telling us what she has learned about the “Flow Hive” that everyone is ga-ga over. Then Laura Phillips will give us our Epi-Pen Training for the year. This training is recommended for all club members.

We will also discuss the new swarm phone system being implemented by the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and the fact that they have 501c3 status available to use if we choose to use it.

All and all, it should be a very informative meeting. Bring a treat if you like and we’ll all share.

Sep
21
Mon
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

[We meet every 3rd Monday except for November and December]

This is your last minute reminder about the club meeting this Monday evening, May 18th, at the Florida Baptist Church at 6 PM. Our new member, Valerie West is going to share how she learned to make a nuc for the purpose of growing new queens for yourself. This is a skill we all need, and there is more to it than just putting a couple of frames in a box. As we are just learning, queen age is a major factor in bees swarming, and if we can learn to grow new, good quality queens for ourselves, we can greatly reduce the swarming impulse in our bees. We’ll also talk a bit about how to know if your stock is of good genetic quality. Plus, we’ll have a good visit with our fellow beeks, and get the answer to that vexing conundrum in your bee yard. Obviously, we’ll need to talk about some new board members, too. Come and find out what is going on! We are growing! Think about what you can do to help. Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Paula N. Nelson
President
4 Corners Beekeepers Association
970-903-1877

Oct
3
Sat
Class VIII: Honeybees Give Us More than Honey @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Here we will learn how to process wax and how to make mold candles, salves, medicinal honey syrup, honey ointment and lip balms. This practical lab will be devoted to making samples of these various products and enjoying the fruits of your labor.

Oct
7
Wed
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthly Meeting @ North Pinery Firehouse
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and during the meeting, we don’t have an agenda. When we do have speakers or special interest discussions, we send out notices to our group.

We have no dues. Everyone is welcome, all you need is an interest in bees.

Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange.

Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim Brod both were both nominated at the February 2015 meeting and both withdrew their candidacies on election day at the March meeting. Hopefully we will see this impasse resolved on Wednesday.

WHO: Calling all beekeepers
WHAT: Boulder County Beekeepers Association April meeting !!
WHY: bee-cause we can. Election of officers – Fascinating speakers & camaraderie
WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7p
WHERE: Niwot Grange

Oct
12
Mon
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Kris Bielak
President
719-207-3357

Oct
14
Wed
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year.

Other topics for the meeting:
– Status update of “Birds & Bees” ordinance in Brighton
– Colorado Swarm Hotline changes for this year.
– USDA/Cindy Einspahr, distribution of seed purchased with grant money.
– Update on sources for packaged bees.
– Design contest for club logo?

Mile Hive Bee Club @ Project Angel Heart
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oct
15
Thu
High Land Beekeeping Club Meeting @ Roxborough Community Center
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Thursday, March 19, 2015, is our monthly bee club meeting!

The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. at the Roxborough Community Center, directions below.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/faab5d795f2a24e9abc494c09/files/Directions_to_Rox_Comm_Cntr.pdf

Angela Kantola will be our guest speaker telling us what she has learned about the “Flow Hive” that everyone is ga-ga over. Then Laura Phillips will give us our Epi-Pen Training for the year. This training is recommended for all club members.

We will also discuss the new swarm phone system being implemented by the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and the fact that they have 501c3 status available to use if we choose to use it.

All and all, it should be a very informative meeting. Bring a treat if you like and we’ll all share.

Oct
19
Mon
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

[We meet every 3rd Monday except for November and December]

This is your last minute reminder about the club meeting this Monday evening, May 18th, at the Florida Baptist Church at 6 PM. Our new member, Valerie West is going to share how she learned to make a nuc for the purpose of growing new queens for yourself. This is a skill we all need, and there is more to it than just putting a couple of frames in a box. As we are just learning, queen age is a major factor in bees swarming, and if we can learn to grow new, good quality queens for ourselves, we can greatly reduce the swarming impulse in our bees. We’ll also talk a bit about how to know if your stock is of good genetic quality. Plus, we’ll have a good visit with our fellow beeks, and get the answer to that vexing conundrum in your bee yard. Obviously, we’ll need to talk about some new board members, too. Come and find out what is going on! We are growing! Think about what you can do to help. Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Paula N. Nelson
President
4 Corners Beekeepers Association
970-903-1877

Nov
4
Wed
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthly Meeting @ North Pinery Firehouse
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and during the meeting, we don’t have an agenda. When we do have speakers or special interest discussions, we send out notices to our group.

We have no dues. Everyone is welcome, all you need is an interest in bees.

Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange.

Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim Brod both were both nominated at the February 2015 meeting and both withdrew their candidacies on election day at the March meeting. Hopefully we will see this impasse resolved on Wednesday.

WHO: Calling all beekeepers
WHAT: Boulder County Beekeepers Association April meeting !!
WHY: bee-cause we can. Election of officers – Fascinating speakers & camaraderie
WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7p
WHERE: Niwot Grange

Nov
9
Mon
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Kris Bielak
President
719-207-3357

Nov
11
Wed
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Nov 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year.

Other topics for the meeting:
– Status update of “Birds & Bees” ordinance in Brighton
– Colorado Swarm Hotline changes for this year.
– USDA/Cindy Einspahr, distribution of seed purchased with grant money.
– Update on sources for packaged bees.
– Design contest for club logo?

Mile Hive Bee Club @ Project Angel Heart
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Nov
16
Mon
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

[We meet every 3rd Monday except for November and December]

This is your last minute reminder about the club meeting this Monday evening, May 18th, at the Florida Baptist Church at 6 PM. Our new member, Valerie West is going to share how she learned to make a nuc for the purpose of growing new queens for yourself. This is a skill we all need, and there is more to it than just putting a couple of frames in a box. As we are just learning, queen age is a major factor in bees swarming, and if we can learn to grow new, good quality queens for ourselves, we can greatly reduce the swarming impulse in our bees. We’ll also talk a bit about how to know if your stock is of good genetic quality. Plus, we’ll have a good visit with our fellow beeks, and get the answer to that vexing conundrum in your bee yard. Obviously, we’ll need to talk about some new board members, too. Come and find out what is going on! We are growing! Think about what you can do to help. Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Paula N. Nelson
President
4 Corners Beekeepers Association
970-903-1877

Nov
19
Thu
High Land Beekeeping Club Meeting @ Roxborough Community Center
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Thursday, March 19, 2015, is our monthly bee club meeting!

The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. at the Roxborough Community Center, directions below.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/faab5d795f2a24e9abc494c09/files/Directions_to_Rox_Comm_Cntr.pdf

Angela Kantola will be our guest speaker telling us what she has learned about the “Flow Hive” that everyone is ga-ga over. Then Laura Phillips will give us our Epi-Pen Training for the year. This training is recommended for all club members.

We will also discuss the new swarm phone system being implemented by the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and the fact that they have 501c3 status available to use if we choose to use it.

All and all, it should be a very informative meeting. Bring a treat if you like and we’ll all share.

Dec
2
Wed
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthly Meeting @ North Pinery Firehouse
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and during the meeting, we don’t have an agenda. When we do have speakers or special interest discussions, we send out notices to our group.

We have no dues. Everyone is welcome, all you need is an interest in bees.

Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange.

Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim Brod both were both nominated at the February 2015 meeting and both withdrew their candidacies on election day at the March meeting. Hopefully we will see this impasse resolved on Wednesday.

WHO: Calling all beekeepers
WHAT: Boulder County Beekeepers Association April meeting !!
WHY: bee-cause we can. Election of officers – Fascinating speakers & camaraderie
WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7p
WHERE: Niwot Grange

Dec
9
Wed
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year.

Other topics for the meeting:
– Status update of “Birds & Bees” ordinance in Brighton
– Colorado Swarm Hotline changes for this year.
– USDA/Cindy Einspahr, distribution of seed purchased with grant money.
– Update on sources for packaged bees.
– Design contest for club logo?

Mile Hive Bee Club @ Project Angel Heart
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dec
14
Mon
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Kris Bielak
President
719-207-3357

Dec
17
Thu
High Land Beekeeping Club Meeting @ Roxborough Community Center
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Thursday, March 19, 2015, is our monthly bee club meeting!

The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. at the Roxborough Community Center, directions below.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/faab5d795f2a24e9abc494c09/files/Directions_to_Rox_Comm_Cntr.pdf

Angela Kantola will be our guest speaker telling us what she has learned about the “Flow Hive” that everyone is ga-ga over. Then Laura Phillips will give us our Epi-Pen Training for the year. This training is recommended for all club members.

We will also discuss the new swarm phone system being implemented by the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and the fact that they have 501c3 status available to use if we choose to use it.

All and all, it should be a very informative meeting. Bring a treat if you like and we’ll all share.

Dec
21
Mon
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

[We meet every 3rd Monday except for November and December]

This is your last minute reminder about the club meeting this Monday evening, May 18th, at the Florida Baptist Church at 6 PM. Our new member, Valerie West is going to share how she learned to make a nuc for the purpose of growing new queens for yourself. This is a skill we all need, and there is more to it than just putting a couple of frames in a box. As we are just learning, queen age is a major factor in bees swarming, and if we can learn to grow new, good quality queens for ourselves, we can greatly reduce the swarming impulse in our bees. We’ll also talk a bit about how to know if your stock is of good genetic quality. Plus, we’ll have a good visit with our fellow beeks, and get the answer to that vexing conundrum in your bee yard. Obviously, we’ll need to talk about some new board members, too. Come and find out what is going on! We are growing! Think about what you can do to help. Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Paula N. Nelson
President
4 Corners Beekeepers Association
970-903-1877

Jan
6
Wed
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthly Meeting @ North Pinery Firehouse
Jan 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and during the meeting, we don’t have an agenda. When we do have speakers or special interest discussions, we send out notices to our group.

We have no dues. Everyone is welcome, all you need is an interest in bees.

Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange.

Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim Brod both were both nominated at the February 2015 meeting and both withdrew their candidacies on election day at the March meeting. Hopefully we will see this impasse resolved on Wednesday.

WHO: Calling all beekeepers
WHAT: Boulder County Beekeepers Association April meeting !!
WHY: bee-cause we can. Election of officers – Fascinating speakers & camaraderie
WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7p
WHERE: Niwot Grange

Jan
11
Mon
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Jan 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Kris Bielak
President
719-207-3357

Jan
13
Wed
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year.

Other topics for the meeting:
– Status update of “Birds & Bees” ordinance in Brighton
– Colorado Swarm Hotline changes for this year.
– USDA/Cindy Einspahr, distribution of seed purchased with grant money.
– Update on sources for packaged bees.
– Design contest for club logo?

Mile Hive Bee Club @ Project Angel Heart
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jan
18
Mon
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

[We meet every 3rd Monday except for November and December]

This is your last minute reminder about the club meeting this Monday evening, May 18th, at the Florida Baptist Church at 6 PM. Our new member, Valerie West is going to share how she learned to make a nuc for the purpose of growing new queens for yourself. This is a skill we all need, and there is more to it than just putting a couple of frames in a box. As we are just learning, queen age is a major factor in bees swarming, and if we can learn to grow new, good quality queens for ourselves, we can greatly reduce the swarming impulse in our bees. We’ll also talk a bit about how to know if your stock is of good genetic quality. Plus, we’ll have a good visit with our fellow beeks, and get the answer to that vexing conundrum in your bee yard. Obviously, we’ll need to talk about some new board members, too. Come and find out what is going on! We are growing! Think about what you can do to help. Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Paula N. Nelson
President
4 Corners Beekeepers Association
970-903-1877

Jan
21
Thu
High Land Beekeeping Club Meeting @ Roxborough Community Center
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Thursday, March 19, 2015, is our monthly bee club meeting!

The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. at the Roxborough Community Center, directions below.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/faab5d795f2a24e9abc494c09/files/Directions_to_Rox_Comm_Cntr.pdf

Angela Kantola will be our guest speaker telling us what she has learned about the “Flow Hive” that everyone is ga-ga over. Then Laura Phillips will give us our Epi-Pen Training for the year. This training is recommended for all club members.

We will also discuss the new swarm phone system being implemented by the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and the fact that they have 501c3 status available to use if we choose to use it.

All and all, it should be a very informative meeting. Bring a treat if you like and we’ll all share.

Feb
3
Wed
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthly Meeting @ North Pinery Firehouse
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and during the meeting, we don’t have an agenda. When we do have speakers or special interest discussions, we send out notices to our group.

We have no dues. Everyone is welcome, all you need is an interest in bees.

Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange.

Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim Brod both were both nominated at the February 2015 meeting and both withdrew their candidacies on election day at the March meeting. Hopefully we will see this impasse resolved on Wednesday.

WHO: Calling all beekeepers
WHAT: Boulder County Beekeepers Association April meeting !!
WHY: bee-cause we can. Election of officers – Fascinating speakers & camaraderie
WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7p
WHERE: Niwot Grange

Feb
8
Mon
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Kris Bielak
President
719-207-3357

Feb
10
Wed
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year.

Other topics for the meeting:
– Status update of “Birds & Bees” ordinance in Brighton
– Colorado Swarm Hotline changes for this year.
– USDA/Cindy Einspahr, distribution of seed purchased with grant money.
– Update on sources for packaged bees.
– Design contest for club logo?

Mile Hive Bee Club @ Project Angel Heart
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Feb
15
Mon
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

[We meet every 3rd Monday except for November and December]

This is your last minute reminder about the club meeting this Monday evening, May 18th, at the Florida Baptist Church at 6 PM. Our new member, Valerie West is going to share how she learned to make a nuc for the purpose of growing new queens for yourself. This is a skill we all need, and there is more to it than just putting a couple of frames in a box. As we are just learning, queen age is a major factor in bees swarming, and if we can learn to grow new, good quality queens for ourselves, we can greatly reduce the swarming impulse in our bees. We’ll also talk a bit about how to know if your stock is of good genetic quality. Plus, we’ll have a good visit with our fellow beeks, and get the answer to that vexing conundrum in your bee yard. Obviously, we’ll need to talk about some new board members, too. Come and find out what is going on! We are growing! Think about what you can do to help. Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Paula N. Nelson
President
4 Corners Beekeepers Association
970-903-1877

Feb
18
Thu
High Land Beekeeping Club Meeting @ Roxborough Community Center
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Thursday, March 19, 2015, is our monthly bee club meeting!

The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. at the Roxborough Community Center, directions below.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/faab5d795f2a24e9abc494c09/files/Directions_to_Rox_Comm_Cntr.pdf

Angela Kantola will be our guest speaker telling us what she has learned about the “Flow Hive” that everyone is ga-ga over. Then Laura Phillips will give us our Epi-Pen Training for the year. This training is recommended for all club members.

We will also discuss the new swarm phone system being implemented by the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and the fact that they have 501c3 status available to use if we choose to use it.

All and all, it should be a very informative meeting. Bring a treat if you like and we’ll all share.

Mar
2
Wed
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthly Meeting @ North Pinery Firehouse
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and during the meeting, we don’t have an agenda. When we do have speakers or special interest discussions, we send out notices to our group.

We have no dues. Everyone is welcome, all you need is an interest in bees.

Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange.

Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim Brod both were both nominated at the February 2015 meeting and both withdrew their candidacies on election day at the March meeting. Hopefully we will see this impasse resolved on Wednesday.

WHO: Calling all beekeepers
WHAT: Boulder County Beekeepers Association April meeting !!
WHY: bee-cause we can. Election of officers – Fascinating speakers & camaraderie
WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7p
WHERE: Niwot Grange

Mar
9
Wed
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year.

Other topics for the meeting:
– Status update of “Birds & Bees” ordinance in Brighton
– Colorado Swarm Hotline changes for this year.
– USDA/Cindy Einspahr, distribution of seed purchased with grant money.
– Update on sources for packaged bees.
– Design contest for club logo?

Mile Hive Bee Club @ Project Angel Heart
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mar
14
Mon
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Kris Bielak
President
719-207-3357

Mar
17
Thu
High Land Beekeeping Club Meeting @ Roxborough Community Center
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Thursday, March 19, 2015, is our monthly bee club meeting!

The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. at the Roxborough Community Center, directions below.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/faab5d795f2a24e9abc494c09/files/Directions_to_Rox_Comm_Cntr.pdf

Angela Kantola will be our guest speaker telling us what she has learned about the “Flow Hive” that everyone is ga-ga over. Then Laura Phillips will give us our Epi-Pen Training for the year. This training is recommended for all club members.

We will also discuss the new swarm phone system being implemented by the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and the fact that they have 501c3 status available to use if we choose to use it.

All and all, it should be a very informative meeting. Bring a treat if you like and we’ll all share.

Mar
21
Mon
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

[We meet every 3rd Monday except for November and December]

This is your last minute reminder about the club meeting this Monday evening, May 18th, at the Florida Baptist Church at 6 PM. Our new member, Valerie West is going to share how she learned to make a nuc for the purpose of growing new queens for yourself. This is a skill we all need, and there is more to it than just putting a couple of frames in a box. As we are just learning, queen age is a major factor in bees swarming, and if we can learn to grow new, good quality queens for ourselves, we can greatly reduce the swarming impulse in our bees. We’ll also talk a bit about how to know if your stock is of good genetic quality. Plus, we’ll have a good visit with our fellow beeks, and get the answer to that vexing conundrum in your bee yard. Obviously, we’ll need to talk about some new board members, too. Come and find out what is going on! We are growing! Think about what you can do to help. Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Paula N. Nelson
President
4 Corners Beekeepers Association
970-903-1877

Apr
6
Wed
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthly Meeting @ North Pinery Firehouse
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and during the meeting, we don’t have an agenda. When we do have speakers or special interest discussions, we send out notices to our group.

We have no dues. Everyone is welcome, all you need is an interest in bees.

Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange.

Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim Brod both were both nominated at the February 2015 meeting and both withdrew their candidacies on election day at the March meeting. Hopefully we will see this impasse resolved on Wednesday.

WHO: Calling all beekeepers
WHAT: Boulder County Beekeepers Association April meeting !!
WHY: bee-cause we can. Election of officers – Fascinating speakers & camaraderie
WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7p
WHERE: Niwot Grange

Apr
11
Mon
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Kris Bielak
President
719-207-3357

Apr
13
Wed
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year.

Other topics for the meeting:
– Status update of “Birds & Bees” ordinance in Brighton
– Colorado Swarm Hotline changes for this year.
– USDA/Cindy Einspahr, distribution of seed purchased with grant money.
– Update on sources for packaged bees.
– Design contest for club logo?

Mile Hive Bee Club @ Project Angel Heart
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Apr
18
Mon
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

[We meet every 3rd Monday except for November and December]

This is your last minute reminder about the club meeting this Monday evening, May 18th, at the Florida Baptist Church at 6 PM. Our new member, Valerie West is going to share how she learned to make a nuc for the purpose of growing new queens for yourself. This is a skill we all need, and there is more to it than just putting a couple of frames in a box. As we are just learning, queen age is a major factor in bees swarming, and if we can learn to grow new, good quality queens for ourselves, we can greatly reduce the swarming impulse in our bees. We’ll also talk a bit about how to know if your stock is of good genetic quality. Plus, we’ll have a good visit with our fellow beeks, and get the answer to that vexing conundrum in your bee yard. Obviously, we’ll need to talk about some new board members, too. Come and find out what is going on! We are growing! Think about what you can do to help. Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Paula N. Nelson
President
4 Corners Beekeepers Association
970-903-1877

Apr
21
Thu
High Land Beekeeping Club Meeting @ Roxborough Community Center
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Thursday, March 19, 2015, is our monthly bee club meeting!

The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. at the Roxborough Community Center, directions below.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/faab5d795f2a24e9abc494c09/files/Directions_to_Rox_Comm_Cntr.pdf

Angela Kantola will be our guest speaker telling us what she has learned about the “Flow Hive” that everyone is ga-ga over. Then Laura Phillips will give us our Epi-Pen Training for the year. This training is recommended for all club members.

We will also discuss the new swarm phone system being implemented by the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and the fact that they have 501c3 status available to use if we choose to use it.

All and all, it should be a very informative meeting. Bring a treat if you like and we’ll all share.

May
4
Wed
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthly Meeting @ North Pinery Firehouse
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and during the meeting, we don’t have an agenda. When we do have speakers or special interest discussions, we send out notices to our group.

We have no dues. Everyone is welcome, all you need is an interest in bees.

Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange.

Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim Brod both were both nominated at the February 2015 meeting and both withdrew their candidacies on election day at the March meeting. Hopefully we will see this impasse resolved on Wednesday.

WHO: Calling all beekeepers
WHAT: Boulder County Beekeepers Association April meeting !!
WHY: bee-cause we can. Election of officers – Fascinating speakers & camaraderie
WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2015 7p
WHERE: Niwot Grange

May
9
Mon
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Kris Bielak
President
719-207-3357

May
11
Wed
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year.

Other topics for the meeting:
– Status update of “Birds & Bees” ordinance in Brighton
– Colorado Swarm Hotline changes for this year.
– USDA/Cindy Einspahr, distribution of seed purchased with grant money.
– Update on sources for packaged bees.
– Design contest for club logo?