Mar
22
Fri
NCBA March Meeting @ TBD
Mar 22 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am

NCBA Swarm Hotline Sign-up/Recap of 2012 by Beth Conrey

Apr
19
Fri
NCBA April Meeting @ Berthoud Community Center
Apr 19 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am

April Meeting – Thursday, April 18 6:30 – 8:30 PM – Michele Pelanne will speak briefly about Driftwatch, the state-sponsored hive mapping program for Aerial Applicator Awareness. Our main program will be “Planting for Pollinators” – a presentation on bee-friendly flowering plants, with Master Gardener Charleen Barr and Ronda Koski; Bring your empty bee package boxes – we will be collecting them before the meeting.

May
2
Thu
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Longmont YMCA
May 2 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

We’ll pop open some nucs and see how bees and queens are doing.

May
17
Fri
NCBA Meeting @ Jesus Rodarte Community Center
May 17 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am

We will start the meeting with an open discussion of, followed by voting on, the proposed updates to the NCBA Constitution and Bylaws that have been tabled since our October business meeting.  These updates are intended to clarify the mission of the NCBA as well as the roles of the Executive Committee and its members; provide members more flexibility in matters brought to Membership for a vote; and address ways to handle changing circumstances that call for a response.

We believe strongly that these updates need to be approved, and will help protect the interests of Membership and promote the highly effective Association that you, our members, deserve.

Below you’ll find links to a more detailed summary of the changes and to the revised Constitution and Bylaws themselves.

The next topic is Spring Beekeeping Activities – with a discussion and open Question and Answer session.  We know this is a busy Beekeeping time of year, and want to help you be successful.

Jul
19
Fri
NCBA July Meeting @ Pulliam Building
Jul 19 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am

The program for the meeting on Thursday July 18th 6:30-8:30 PM at the Pulliam Building in Loveland is still a bit up in the air.  If his schedule permits, Tim Brod will be making a presentation on queens.  Our backup plan is to host a presentation of the film “More Than Honey”.  Either way, it promises to be a special evening, and we look forward to seeing you all there!

Aug
16
Fri
NCBA August Meeting @ Johnstown Community Center
Aug 16 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am

Our August meeting will feature Tim Brod speaking on queens.  The owner of Highland Honey Bees LLC, he is a Boulder-area beekeeper who has long been raising queens.  This promises to be an informative and entertaining presentation.  We will also have a brief extractor demonstration at the end of the meeting for those new to the process. Thursday August 15, 2013 6:30-8:30 P.M Venue: Johnstown Community Center, 101 Charlotte Street, Johnstown, CO 80534

Sep
5
Thu
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Niwot Grange Hall
Sep 5 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Topics will include: Fair update and a viewing of the movie More Than Honey. Bring your friends and snacks to share with your fellow beekeepers. Hope to see you all there!

Sep
20
Fri
NCBA September Meeting @ Loveland Centennial Park Pavilion
Sep 20 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am

Annual Honey Party & Harvest Celebration

Oct
2
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping COURSE @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Oct 2 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

All classes are Tuesdays evenings from 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. There are eight class sessions in each course.

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Class Topics

  • A Beginner’s Year
  • The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Bees & Wasps of Colorado
  • Honey Bee Health
  • Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
  • The Hardware of Beekeeping
  • The Beekeeper’s Year

Instuctors

  • Tom Theobald
  • Tom Nangle
  • Suzanne Connolly
  • Doyen Mitchell
  • Phil Bradbury
  • Tracy Bellehumeur
  • Julie Finley-Ridinger
  • Whitney Cranshaw
  • Miles McGaughey

– See more at: http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Oct
8
Tue
Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping COURSE @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Oct 8 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

All classes are Tuesdays evenings from 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. There are eight class sessions in each course.

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Class Topics

  • A Beginner’s Year
  • The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Bees & Wasps of Colorado
  • Honey Bee Health
  • Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
  • The Hardware of Beekeeping
  • The Beekeeper’s Year

Instuctors

  • Tom Theobald
  • Tom Nangle
  • Suzanne Connolly
  • Doyen Mitchell
  • Phil Bradbury
  • Tracy Bellehumeur
  • Julie Finley-Ridinger
  • Whitney Cranshaw
  • Miles McGaughey

– See more at: http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Oct
15
Tue
Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping COURSE @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Oct 15 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

All classes are Tuesdays evenings from 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. There are eight class sessions in each course.

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Class Topics

  • A Beginner’s Year
  • The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Bees & Wasps of Colorado
  • Honey Bee Health
  • Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
  • The Hardware of Beekeeping
  • The Beekeeper’s Year

Instuctors

  • Tom Theobald
  • Tom Nangle
  • Suzanne Connolly
  • Doyen Mitchell
  • Phil Bradbury
  • Tracy Bellehumeur
  • Julie Finley-Ridinger
  • Whitney Cranshaw
  • Miles McGaughey

– See more at: http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Oct
22
Tue
Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping COURSE @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Oct 22 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

All classes are Tuesdays evenings from 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. There are eight class sessions in each course.

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Class Topics

  • A Beginner’s Year
  • The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Bees & Wasps of Colorado
  • Honey Bee Health
  • Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
  • The Hardware of Beekeeping
  • The Beekeeper’s Year

Instuctors

  • Tom Theobald
  • Tom Nangle
  • Suzanne Connolly
  • Doyen Mitchell
  • Phil Bradbury
  • Tracy Bellehumeur
  • Julie Finley-Ridinger
  • Whitney Cranshaw
  • Miles McGaughey

– See more at: http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Oct
29
Tue
Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping COURSE @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Oct 29 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

All classes are Tuesdays evenings from 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. There are eight class sessions in each course.

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Class Topics

  • A Beginner’s Year
  • The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Bees & Wasps of Colorado
  • Honey Bee Health
  • Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
  • The Hardware of Beekeeping
  • The Beekeeper’s Year

Instuctors

  • Tom Theobald
  • Tom Nangle
  • Suzanne Connolly
  • Doyen Mitchell
  • Phil Bradbury
  • Tracy Bellehumeur
  • Julie Finley-Ridinger
  • Whitney Cranshaw
  • Miles McGaughey

– See more at: http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Nov
5
Tue
Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping COURSE @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Nov 5 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

All classes are Tuesdays evenings from 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. There are eight class sessions in each course.

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Class Topics

  • A Beginner’s Year
  • The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Bees & Wasps of Colorado
  • Honey Bee Health
  • Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
  • The Hardware of Beekeeping
  • The Beekeeper’s Year

Instuctors

  • Tom Theobald
  • Tom Nangle
  • Suzanne Connolly
  • Doyen Mitchell
  • Phil Bradbury
  • Tracy Bellehumeur
  • Julie Finley-Ridinger
  • Whitney Cranshaw
  • Miles McGaughey

– See more at: http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Nov
7
Thu
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Niwot Grange Hall
Nov 7 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

In this meeting we will discuss the WAS meeting that was in October and we will also talk about the WAS meeting we will host in 2015 (State of Colorado). We also plan on talking about wintering your bees and beekeeping in the early spring.

Nov
12
Tue
Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping COURSE @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Nov 12 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

All classes are Tuesdays evenings from 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. There are eight class sessions in each course.

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Class Topics

  • A Beginner’s Year
  • The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Bees & Wasps of Colorado
  • Honey Bee Health
  • Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
  • The Hardware of Beekeeping
  • The Beekeeper’s Year

Instuctors

  • Tom Theobald
  • Tom Nangle
  • Suzanne Connolly
  • Doyen Mitchell
  • Phil Bradbury
  • Tracy Bellehumeur
  • Julie Finley-Ridinger
  • Whitney Cranshaw
  • Miles McGaughey

– See more at: http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Nov
19
Tue
Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping COURSE @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Nov 19 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

All classes are Tuesdays evenings from 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. There are eight class sessions in each course.

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Class Topics

  • A Beginner’s Year
  • The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Bees & Wasps of Colorado
  • Honey Bee Health
  • Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
  • The Hardware of Beekeeping
  • The Beekeeper’s Year

Instuctors

  • Tom Theobald
  • Tom Nangle
  • Suzanne Connolly
  • Doyen Mitchell
  • Phil Bradbury
  • Tracy Bellehumeur
  • Julie Finley-Ridinger
  • Whitney Cranshaw
  • Miles McGaughey

– See more at: http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Dec
7
Sat
NCBA Bee-zaar! Holiday Craft Sale and Sustainability Fair @ Chilson Center
Dec 7 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 am

Bee-zaar Holiday Sustainability Fair and Craft Sale

Friday, December 6th 5:00 – 9:00 PM at the Chilson Center in Loveland, NCBA is sponsoring its first large-scale event intended for participation by the general public. A combination Holiday Craft Sale and Sustainability Fair!

Our Bee-zaar will feature:

  • A wide spectrum of local crafters selling their products (not limited to bee-based products),
  • A variety of information tables sponsored by local non-profit and sustainability-oriented organizations,
  • Two free showings of the award-winning film “More Than Honey” (Maximum 50 viewers per showing)
  • and possibly, mead tastings!

For more information about the event or to apply as a vendor, see http://nocobees.org/beezaar

Jan
4
Sat
Bee Safe Neighborhoods @ Janet Kilby's home
Jan 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

You are invited to my home at 1571 Judson Drive at 10 AM on Saturday, January 4th to learn how to make your neighborhood Bee Safe one for our families and our pollinators. We can reduce health risks for people and pollinators living in neighborhoods by establishing greatly reduced or pesticide free zones. Two items will be covered:

1. Nancy Griffith of Bee Safe Neighborhoods | Living Systems Institute / Honeybee Keep / Nice World will present a model for approaching neighbors in an outreach to reduce or eliminate pesticide use and to increase pollinator plantings. Our focus is friendly, listening based, educational outreach which offers tools to make it easier for people to consider going pesticide free.

After hearing the presentation, if you decide you would like to approach your neighbors, we will have sample print outs and electronic links to information to support you such as:

  • brochure on the importance of pollinators;
  • list of neonicotinoids and related systemics so people can check labels;
  • list of plants that support pollinators and make lovely landscape additions;
  • handout on cancer and pesticides, especially child health
  • list of eco friendly garden centers or landscape management companies
  • a pledge sheet to track address of people committed to a pollinator friendly yard.

We hope you will decide to join us the adopting the goal for your neighborhood of reaching 75 contiguous homes pledged to Bee Safe. Bring a neighbor or a few from your area and we can work as teams. Many hands make light work, as they say!

Finally, in midsummer, anyone from our January gathering who has collected pledges to create a Bee Safe Neighborhoods will be invited to a mid summer picnic to celebrate our success.

 

  1. We will also provide an update on the status Mesa Park at Hartford and Table Mesa in Boulder. Discussion will center around promoting a family and pollinator healthy park design.

We are planning a quick and concise meeting with plenty of written handouts to support your efforts. We expect the business to be done by 11, but if you wish to stay to network until noon, you are welcome to do so. Please do RSVP so I know how much tea and goodies to provide. Janet Kilby at jskilby@gmail.com

 

Jan
8
Wed
2014 Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Jan 8 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Course Topics
A Beginner’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Bees & Wasps of Colorado
Honey Bee Health
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
The Hardware of Beekeeping
The Beekeeper’s Year

Instructors
Tom Theobald
Tom Nangle
Suzanne Connolly
Doyen Mitchell
Phil Bradbury
Tracy Bellehumeur
Kristal Domenico
Julie Finley-Ridinger
Whitney Cranshaw
Miles McGaughey

The BCBA Beekeeping Course is offered by Boulder County Beekeepers’ Association at the Colorado State University Extension Office Boulder County. Our initial program was offered during the fall of 1998. From comments and experience gained over time, we are continually modifying and developing the program.

Jan
11
Sat
NCBA Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Thomas McKee Building
Jan 11 @ 3:30 pm – Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm

Beekeeper Classes

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014 CLASS!  Learn a new hobby! Each January the Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association offers a beekeeping course that will provide beginners with enough knowledge and assistance to assemble a bee hive, populate it with bees and safely manage the hive. Students also have the option to participate in the group purchase programs NCBA volunteers make happen each spring.

2014 NCBA Beginning Beekeeping Class

Enroll now for the 2014 Beginning Beekeeping Class!  The class dates are Saturdays January 11th, 18th and 25th, 2014.  This is a 3 week class which meets on Saturday from 8:30am to 1pm. We will meet at the THE RANCH – the Larimer County Fairgrounds & Events complex in the Thomas McKee Building – Berthoud Meeting room (5280 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO 80538). Coffee/teas will be served with some doughnuts.Registration is now open – click here for the registration form in Microsoft Word format or in Adobe PDF format.   Registrants MUST PRE-REGISTER and pre-pay for the class.

Fees are: $70.00 for a student, $80.00 for an individual and $120.00 for up to three members of the same household (living as family at the same address) ages 12 and over.  The spaces in the class are limited and will be filled on a first come first serve basis.

Course content recommended for children over 12.
For more information or to enroll: call Carolina Nyarady (970) 663-7305 or email
education@nocobees.org

Jan
14
Tue
2014 Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Jan 14 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Course Topics
A Beginner’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Bees & Wasps of Colorado
Honey Bee Health
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
The Hardware of Beekeeping
The Beekeeper’s Year

Instructors
Tom Theobald
Tom Nangle
Suzanne Connolly
Doyen Mitchell
Phil Bradbury
Tracy Bellehumeur
Kristal Domenico
Julie Finley-Ridinger
Whitney Cranshaw
Miles McGaughey

The BCBA Beekeeping Course is offered by Boulder County Beekeepers’ Association at the Colorado State University Extension Office Boulder County. Our initial program was offered during the fall of 1998. From comments and experience gained over time, we are continually modifying and developing the program.

Jan
16
Thu
NCBA January Meeting @ Fort Collins Council Tree Library, Community Room
Jan 16 @ 1:30 am – 3:30 am

Program: an open panel discussion with some of our more experienced members. We had a similar program two years ago that proved to be very popular, and this week’s program will feature Alan Epperson, Kris Holthaus, David Litoff, John Maday and John Pohly.

Jan
18
Sat
NCBA Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Thomas McKee Building
Jan 18 @ 3:30 pm – Feb 1 @ 8:00 pm

Beekeeper Classes

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014 CLASS!  Learn a new hobby! Each January the Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association offers a beekeeping course that will provide beginners with enough knowledge and assistance to assemble a bee hive, populate it with bees and safely manage the hive. Students also have the option to participate in the group purchase programs NCBA volunteers make happen each spring.

2014 NCBA Beginning Beekeeping Class

Enroll now for the 2014 Beginning Beekeeping Class!  The class dates are Saturdays January 11th, 18th and 25th, 2014.  This is a 3 week class which meets on Saturday from 8:30am to 1pm. We will meet at the THE RANCH – the Larimer County Fairgrounds & Events complex in the Thomas McKee Building – Berthoud Meeting room (5280 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO 80538). Coffee/teas will be served with some doughnuts.Registration is now open – click here for the registration form in Microsoft Word format or in Adobe PDF format.   Registrants MUST PRE-REGISTER and pre-pay for the class.

Fees are: $70.00 for a student, $80.00 for an individual and $120.00 for up to three members of the same household (living as family at the same address) ages 12 and over.  The spaces in the class are limited and will be filled on a first come first serve basis.

Course content recommended for children over 12.
For more information or to enroll: call Carolina Nyarady (970) 663-7305 or email
education@nocobees.org

Jan
21
Tue
2014 Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Jan 21 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Course Topics
A Beginner’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Bees & Wasps of Colorado
Honey Bee Health
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
The Hardware of Beekeeping
The Beekeeper’s Year

Instructors
Tom Theobald
Tom Nangle
Suzanne Connolly
Doyen Mitchell
Phil Bradbury
Tracy Bellehumeur
Kristal Domenico
Julie Finley-Ridinger
Whitney Cranshaw
Miles McGaughey

The BCBA Beekeeping Course is offered by Boulder County Beekeepers’ Association at the Colorado State University Extension Office Boulder County. Our initial program was offered during the fall of 1998. From comments and experience gained over time, we are continually modifying and developing the program.

Jan
25
Sat
NCBA Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Thomas McKee Building
Jan 25 @ 3:30 pm – Feb 8 @ 8:00 pm

Beekeeper Classes

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014 CLASS!  Learn a new hobby! Each January the Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association offers a beekeeping course that will provide beginners with enough knowledge and assistance to assemble a bee hive, populate it with bees and safely manage the hive. Students also have the option to participate in the group purchase programs NCBA volunteers make happen each spring.

2014 NCBA Beginning Beekeeping Class

Enroll now for the 2014 Beginning Beekeeping Class!  The class dates are Saturdays January 11th, 18th and 25th, 2014.  This is a 3 week class which meets on Saturday from 8:30am to 1pm. We will meet at the THE RANCH – the Larimer County Fairgrounds & Events complex in the Thomas McKee Building – Berthoud Meeting room (5280 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO 80538). Coffee/teas will be served with some doughnuts.Registration is now open – click here for the registration form in Microsoft Word format or in Adobe PDF format.   Registrants MUST PRE-REGISTER and pre-pay for the class.

Fees are: $70.00 for a student, $80.00 for an individual and $120.00 for up to three members of the same household (living as family at the same address) ages 12 and over.  The spaces in the class are limited and will be filled on a first come first serve basis.

Course content recommended for children over 12.
For more information or to enroll: call Carolina Nyarady (970) 663-7305 or email
education@nocobees.org

Jan
28
Tue
2014 Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Jan 28 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Course Topics
A Beginner’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Bees & Wasps of Colorado
Honey Bee Health
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
The Hardware of Beekeeping
The Beekeeper’s Year

Instructors
Tom Theobald
Tom Nangle
Suzanne Connolly
Doyen Mitchell
Phil Bradbury
Tracy Bellehumeur
Kristal Domenico
Julie Finley-Ridinger
Whitney Cranshaw
Miles McGaughey

The BCBA Beekeeping Course is offered by Boulder County Beekeepers’ Association at the Colorado State University Extension Office Boulder County. Our initial program was offered during the fall of 1998. From comments and experience gained over time, we are continually modifying and developing the program.

Feb
4
Tue
2014 Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Feb 4 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Course Topics
A Beginner’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Bees & Wasps of Colorado
Honey Bee Health
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
The Hardware of Beekeeping
The Beekeeper’s Year

Instructors
Tom Theobald
Tom Nangle
Suzanne Connolly
Doyen Mitchell
Phil Bradbury
Tracy Bellehumeur
Kristal Domenico
Julie Finley-Ridinger
Whitney Cranshaw
Miles McGaughey

The BCBA Beekeeping Course is offered by Boulder County Beekeepers’ Association at the Colorado State University Extension Office Boulder County. Our initial program was offered during the fall of 1998. From comments and experience gained over time, we are continually modifying and developing the program.

Feb
11
Tue
2014 Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Feb 11 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Course Topics
A Beginner’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Bees & Wasps of Colorado
Honey Bee Health
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
The Hardware of Beekeeping
The Beekeeper’s Year

Instructors
Tom Theobald
Tom Nangle
Suzanne Connolly
Doyen Mitchell
Phil Bradbury
Tracy Bellehumeur
Kristal Domenico
Julie Finley-Ridinger
Whitney Cranshaw
Miles McGaughey

The BCBA Beekeeping Course is offered by Boulder County Beekeepers’ Association at the Colorado State University Extension Office Boulder County. Our initial program was offered during the fall of 1998. From comments and experience gained over time, we are continually modifying and developing the program.

Feb
18
Tue
2014 Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Feb 18 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Course Topics
A Beginner’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Bees & Wasps of Colorado
Honey Bee Health
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
The Hardware of Beekeeping
The Beekeeper’s Year

Instructors
Tom Theobald
Tom Nangle
Suzanne Connolly
Doyen Mitchell
Phil Bradbury
Tracy Bellehumeur
Kristal Domenico
Julie Finley-Ridinger
Whitney Cranshaw
Miles McGaughey

The BCBA Beekeeping Course is offered by Boulder County Beekeepers’ Association at the Colorado State University Extension Office Boulder County. Our initial program was offered during the fall of 1998. From comments and experience gained over time, we are continually modifying and developing the program.

Feb
21
Fri
NCBA Monthly Meeting @ Berthoud Community Center
Feb 21 @ 3:30 am – 4:30 am

Diana Sammataro and Miles McGaughey

Diana Sammataro will be in the area in February, and has agreed to speak at our meeting on February 20th in Berthoud. She is a nationally-known researcher at the Carl Hayden Honey Bee Research Center in Tucson, AZ. If you are unfamiliar with Diana’s work, a profile/biography can be found here:http://www.ars.usda.gov/pandp/people/people.htm?personid=31186. She also co-wrote the Beekeeper’s Handbook which used to be the text reference for the NCBA beginning beekeeping class. She was here about 4 years ago and was very well received. Our thanks goes out to Beth Conrey, who is helping to coordinate Diana’s Colorado schedule, and let us know of this opportunity. Our meeting will start with BCBA President Miles McGaughey telling us about “Shaking Bees” – how he and Tom Theobold produce packages of bees for local beekeepers each year out at Koehnen’s in California.

Feb
25
Tue
2014 Boulder County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Feb 25 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.

Course Topics
A Beginner’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Bees & Wasps of Colorado
Honey Bee Health
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
The Hardware of Beekeeping
The Beekeeper’s Year

Instructors
Tom Theobald
Tom Nangle
Suzanne Connolly
Doyen Mitchell
Phil Bradbury
Tracy Bellehumeur
Kristal Domenico
Julie Finley-Ridinger
Whitney Cranshaw
Miles McGaughey

The BCBA Beekeeping Course is offered by Boulder County Beekeepers’ Association at the Colorado State University Extension Office Boulder County. Our initial program was offered during the fall of 1998. From comments and experience gained over time, we are continually modifying and developing the program.

Mar
5
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting TONIGHT! @ The Grange in Niwot
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Beekeepers,
Please remember that tonight is our meeting! It will be 7pm at the grange in Niwot, please bring your friends and treats for the rest of the beekeepers.

We also ask that you bring any old bee packages you wish to recycle.

Peace!
Miles McGaughey

Jul
16
Wed
NCBA Meeting @ Loveland Public Library
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Joyce Durol on Best Practices for handling honey products at home.  Beth Conrey on the Colorado Cottage Industry Act – how to be compliant; Kris Holthaus on Varroa, how to inspect and treat.  Venue: Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams, Loveland, Colorado 80537 in the Gertrude Scott room.

Oct
8
Wed
Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Oct 8 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Tuesday: October 7 – December 2, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Natural Resources Building
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Registration and Cost:
$100 for 8 sessions
Pre-registration required

Register via the BCBA website:
http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Mail payment to:
BCBA Bee Class
P.O. Box 383
Niwot, CO 80544

Contact:
Tom Nangle
303-678-5631
or
Email
classes@bouldercountybeekeepers.org

Description:
Since 1998 the Boulder County Beekeepers Association has provided this multi-session class to beginning and novice beekeepers. Participants come with an interest in bees, their place in our world, and to learn what is involved in managing bee hives. Whether you are brand new to the hobby or have some experience the class provides opportunities to learn from a team of long-time beekeepers.

Topics include:

The Beekeeper’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
Hardware, Equipment and Tools
Honey Bee Health – Pests & Diseases
How to Install a Package
Bees & Wasps of Colorado

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community.

For more information or to register visit the Boulder County Beekeepers Association website http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Directions:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.154195,-105.129847/@40.1541899,-105.1641798,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m1!4e1?hl=en

Oct
14
Tue
Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Oct 14 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Tuesday: October 7 – December 2, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Natural Resources Building
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Registration and Cost:
$100 for 8 sessions
Pre-registration required

Register via the BCBA website:
http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Mail payment to:
BCBA Bee Class
P.O. Box 383
Niwot, CO 80544

Contact:
Tom Nangle
303-678-5631
or
Email
classes@bouldercountybeekeepers.org

Description:
Since 1998 the Boulder County Beekeepers Association has provided this multi-session class to beginning and novice beekeepers. Participants come with an interest in bees, their place in our world, and to learn what is involved in managing bee hives. Whether you are brand new to the hobby or have some experience the class provides opportunities to learn from a team of long-time beekeepers.

Topics include:

The Beekeeper’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
Hardware, Equipment and Tools
Honey Bee Health – Pests & Diseases
How to Install a Package
Bees & Wasps of Colorado

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community.

For more information or to register visit the Boulder County Beekeepers Association website http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Directions:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.154195,-105.129847/@40.1541899,-105.1641798,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m1!4e1?hl=en

Oct
21
Tue
Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Oct 21 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Tuesday: October 7 – December 2, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Natural Resources Building
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Registration and Cost:
$100 for 8 sessions
Pre-registration required

Register via the BCBA website:
http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Mail payment to:
BCBA Bee Class
P.O. Box 383
Niwot, CO 80544

Contact:
Tom Nangle
303-678-5631
or
Email
classes@bouldercountybeekeepers.org

Description:
Since 1998 the Boulder County Beekeepers Association has provided this multi-session class to beginning and novice beekeepers. Participants come with an interest in bees, their place in our world, and to learn what is involved in managing bee hives. Whether you are brand new to the hobby or have some experience the class provides opportunities to learn from a team of long-time beekeepers.

Topics include:

The Beekeeper’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
Hardware, Equipment and Tools
Honey Bee Health – Pests & Diseases
How to Install a Package
Bees & Wasps of Colorado

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community.

For more information or to register visit the Boulder County Beekeepers Association website http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Directions:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.154195,-105.129847/@40.1541899,-105.1641798,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m1!4e1?hl=en

Oct
28
Tue
Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Oct 28 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Tuesday: October 7 – December 2, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Natural Resources Building
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Registration and Cost:
$100 for 8 sessions
Pre-registration required

Register via the BCBA website:
http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Mail payment to:
BCBA Bee Class
P.O. Box 383
Niwot, CO 80544

Contact:
Tom Nangle
303-678-5631
or
Email
classes@bouldercountybeekeepers.org

Description:
Since 1998 the Boulder County Beekeepers Association has provided this multi-session class to beginning and novice beekeepers. Participants come with an interest in bees, their place in our world, and to learn what is involved in managing bee hives. Whether you are brand new to the hobby or have some experience the class provides opportunities to learn from a team of long-time beekeepers.

Topics include:

The Beekeeper’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
Hardware, Equipment and Tools
Honey Bee Health – Pests & Diseases
How to Install a Package
Bees & Wasps of Colorado

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community.

For more information or to register visit the Boulder County Beekeepers Association website http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Directions:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.154195,-105.129847/@40.1541899,-105.1641798,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m1!4e1?hl=en

Nov
4
Tue
Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Nov 4 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Tuesday: October 7 – December 2, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Natural Resources Building
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Registration and Cost:
$100 for 8 sessions
Pre-registration required

Register via the BCBA website:
http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Mail payment to:
BCBA Bee Class
P.O. Box 383
Niwot, CO 80544

Contact:
Tom Nangle
303-678-5631
or
Email
classes@bouldercountybeekeepers.org

Description:
Since 1998 the Boulder County Beekeepers Association has provided this multi-session class to beginning and novice beekeepers. Participants come with an interest in bees, their place in our world, and to learn what is involved in managing bee hives. Whether you are brand new to the hobby or have some experience the class provides opportunities to learn from a team of long-time beekeepers.

Topics include:

The Beekeeper’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
Hardware, Equipment and Tools
Honey Bee Health – Pests & Diseases
How to Install a Package
Bees & Wasps of Colorado

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community.

For more information or to register visit the Boulder County Beekeepers Association website http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Directions:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.154195,-105.129847/@40.1541899,-105.1641798,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m1!4e1?hl=en

Nov
11
Tue
Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Nov 11 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Tuesday: October 7 – December 2, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Natural Resources Building
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Registration and Cost:
$100 for 8 sessions
Pre-registration required

Register via the BCBA website:
http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Mail payment to:
BCBA Bee Class
P.O. Box 383
Niwot, CO 80544

Contact:
Tom Nangle
303-678-5631
or
Email
classes@bouldercountybeekeepers.org

Description:
Since 1998 the Boulder County Beekeepers Association has provided this multi-session class to beginning and novice beekeepers. Participants come with an interest in bees, their place in our world, and to learn what is involved in managing bee hives. Whether you are brand new to the hobby or have some experience the class provides opportunities to learn from a team of long-time beekeepers.

Topics include:

The Beekeeper’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
Hardware, Equipment and Tools
Honey Bee Health – Pests & Diseases
How to Install a Package
Bees & Wasps of Colorado

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community.

For more information or to register visit the Boulder County Beekeepers Association website http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Directions:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.154195,-105.129847/@40.1541899,-105.1641798,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m1!4e1?hl=en

Nov
18
Tue
Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Nov 18 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Tuesday: October 7 – December 2, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Natural Resources Building
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Registration and Cost:
$100 for 8 sessions
Pre-registration required

Register via the BCBA website:
http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Mail payment to:
BCBA Bee Class
P.O. Box 383
Niwot, CO 80544

Contact:
Tom Nangle
303-678-5631
or
Email
classes@bouldercountybeekeepers.org

Description:
Since 1998 the Boulder County Beekeepers Association has provided this multi-session class to beginning and novice beekeepers. Participants come with an interest in bees, their place in our world, and to learn what is involved in managing bee hives. Whether you are brand new to the hobby or have some experience the class provides opportunities to learn from a team of long-time beekeepers.

Topics include:

The Beekeeper’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
Hardware, Equipment and Tools
Honey Bee Health – Pests & Diseases
How to Install a Package
Bees & Wasps of Colorado

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community.

For more information or to register visit the Boulder County Beekeepers Association website http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Directions:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.154195,-105.129847/@40.1541899,-105.1641798,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m1!4e1?hl=en

Nov
25
Tue
Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Nov 25 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Tuesday: October 7 – December 2, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Natural Resources Building
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Registration and Cost:
$100 for 8 sessions
Pre-registration required

Register via the BCBA website:
http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Mail payment to:
BCBA Bee Class
P.O. Box 383
Niwot, CO 80544

Contact:
Tom Nangle
303-678-5631
or
Email
classes@bouldercountybeekeepers.org

Description:
Since 1998 the Boulder County Beekeepers Association has provided this multi-session class to beginning and novice beekeepers. Participants come with an interest in bees, their place in our world, and to learn what is involved in managing bee hives. Whether you are brand new to the hobby or have some experience the class provides opportunities to learn from a team of long-time beekeepers.

Topics include:

The Beekeeper’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
Hardware, Equipment and Tools
Honey Bee Health – Pests & Diseases
How to Install a Package
Bees & Wasps of Colorado

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community.

For more information or to register visit the Boulder County Beekeepers Association website http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Directions:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.154195,-105.129847/@40.1541899,-105.1641798,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m1!4e1?hl=en

Dec
2
Tue
Beginning Beekeeping Course @ Boulder County Fairgrounds Natural Resources Building
Dec 2 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Tuesday: October 7 – December 2, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Natural Resources Building
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Registration and Cost:
$100 for 8 sessions
Pre-registration required

Register via the BCBA website:
http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Mail payment to:
BCBA Bee Class
P.O. Box 383
Niwot, CO 80544

Contact:
Tom Nangle
303-678-5631
or
Email
classes@bouldercountybeekeepers.org

Description:
Since 1998 the Boulder County Beekeepers Association has provided this multi-session class to beginning and novice beekeepers. Participants come with an interest in bees, their place in our world, and to learn what is involved in managing bee hives. Whether you are brand new to the hobby or have some experience the class provides opportunities to learn from a team of long-time beekeepers.

Topics include:

The Beekeeper’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
Hardware, Equipment and Tools
Honey Bee Health – Pests & Diseases
How to Install a Package
Bees & Wasps of Colorado

The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community.

For more information or to register visit the Boulder County Beekeepers Association website http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/

Directions:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.154195,-105.129847/@40.1541899,-105.1641798,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m1!4e1?hl=en

Jan
10
Sat
2015 NCBA Beginning Beekeeping Class @ Pulliam Building
Jan 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Learn a new hobby! Each January the Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association offers a beekeeping course that will provide beginners with enough knowledge and assistance to assemble a bee hive, populate it with bees and safely manage the hive. Students also have the option to participate in the group purchase programs NCBA volunteers make happen each spring.

This is a 3 week class which meets on Saturdays from 8:30am to 1pm, January 10th, 17th and 24th. We will meet at the The Pulliam Building 545 N Cleveland Ave in Loveland. Registration opens in October – when you will be able to click here for a registration form in Adobe PDF format. Registrants MUST PRE-REGISTER and pre-pay for the class.

Jan
17
Sat
2015 NCBA Beginning Beekeeping Class @ Pulliam Building
Jan 17 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Learn a new hobby! Each January the Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association offers a beekeeping course that will provide beginners with enough knowledge and assistance to assemble a bee hive, populate it with bees and safely manage the hive. Students also have the option to participate in the group purchase programs NCBA volunteers make happen each spring.

This is a 3 week class which meets on Saturdays from 8:30am to 1pm, January 10th, 17th and 24th. We will meet at the The Pulliam Building 545 N Cleveland Ave in Loveland. Registration opens in October – when you will be able to click here for a registration form in Adobe PDF format. Registrants MUST PRE-REGISTER and pre-pay for the class.

Jan
24
Sat
2015 NCBA Beginning Beekeeping Class @ Pulliam Building
Jan 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Learn a new hobby! Each January the Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association offers a beekeeping course that will provide beginners with enough knowledge and assistance to assemble a bee hive, populate it with bees and safely manage the hive. Students also have the option to participate in the group purchase programs NCBA volunteers make happen each spring.

This is a 3 week class which meets on Saturdays from 8:30am to 1pm, January 10th, 17th and 24th. We will meet at the The Pulliam Building 545 N Cleveland Ave in Loveland. Registration opens in October – when you will be able to click here for a registration form in Adobe PDF format. Registrants MUST PRE-REGISTER and pre-pay for the class.

Apr
22
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Apr 22 @ 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
6
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
May 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

Jun
3
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Jun 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

Jul
1
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Jul 1 @ 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
5
Wed
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

Sep
2
Wed
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

Oct
7
Wed
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

Nov
4
Wed
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

Dec
2
Wed
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

Jan
6
Wed
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

Feb
3
Wed
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

Mar
2
Wed
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

Apr
6
Wed
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

May
4
Wed
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

Jun
1
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Jun 1 @ 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

Jul
6
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Jul 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

Aug
3
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Aug 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

Sep
7
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Sep 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
5
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Oct 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

Nov
2
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Nov 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
7
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Dec 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

Jan
4
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Jan 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

Feb
1
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Feb 1 @ 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
1
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Mar 1 @ 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
5
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Apr 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

May
3
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
May 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

Jun
7
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Jun 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

Jul
5
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Jul 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
2
Wed
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Aug 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