May 17 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
Luan Akin will be coming from Tagawa’s Garden Center with plants for us to see and discuss.  Bet we’ll find some good bee plants in her collection. We are also asking everyone to bring their bee[...]
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[...]
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
This Saturday, May 18, we’ll meet at the apiary at 8:00 a.m., inspect the hives, then sally over to Azadores (in the figure 8) for discussion and refreshment.  The apiary is located 15841 Riverdale Road.  Take[...]
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – May 19 @ 12:00 am
Gregg will be holding his information-packed beekeeping classes again this year. The cost is $75.00. Each class runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a 1-hour break for lunch. Please bring paper and pen[...]
May 30 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
The May meeting will be a special, members-only screening of BEE PEOPLE, a documentary film made by Women Who Bee President Leslie Ellis and featuring local “Bee Guru” Gregg McMahan – as well as several other Colorado-area beekeepers. It’s important[...]
Class IV: Honeybee Colony Care II Date: Saturday, June 1st Time: 9:00-12:00 We will review how to maintain healthy colonies and discuss nectar sources and methods of understanding nectar flows. In the lab we will[...]
Jun 9 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 2:00 am
Here’s your reminder about the spring pot luck! Just in time for summer. Come out and have some fun talking bees, (and chickens, and pigs, and…) We’ll be at Bryson’s house this time, on Sunday[...]
Jun 15 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The CSBA Summer Meeting will be held at the beautiful property of Paul and Nanci Limbach is Silt, CO.  Featured speaker will be Dr. Dewey Caron.   More info soon!
Jun 17 – Jun 24 all-day
Pollinator Week is June 17-23, 2013 The Colorado State Beekeepers Association (CSBA), along with two of its regional associations, Boulder County Beekeepers Association (BCBA)  and Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association (NCBA) is pleased to present Pollinator[...]
Jun 18 @ 11:00 pm – Jun 19 @ 1:00 am
We’re headed up to Beth Conrey’s apiary in lieu of a seated program this month. Beth is the President of the Colorado State Beekeeping Association and has 60 hives. Because of availability and people’s schedules,[...]
Class V: Practical Lab I *off-site*  Date: Saturday, June 29th Time: 9:00-1:00 In this lab you will have the opportunity to gain confidence and familiarity with honeybees and learn how to work a top-bar hive[...]
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[...]
Jul 21 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The CSBA Traveling Road Show will be coming to town!  Current President Beth Conrey and past President Terry Dorsey will perform hive inspections for CO Women Who Bee members.  We will NOT be meeting on[...]
Class VI: Practical Lab II *off-site* Date: Saturday, August 3rd Time: 9:00-1:00 This lab will give you a chance to improve your skills and gain more experience handling combs and bees. We may be able[...]
Aug 15 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am
We’ll be discussing extracting and asking the membership for some input on future meeting topics. For our upcoming meeting, if anyone has an extractor to bring for demo/exhibition, it would be much appreciated. An automated[...]
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[...]
Aug 17 – Aug 18 all-day
This year’s theme is:  “Beekeeping–Ask me how to get Started”.  http://www.nationalhoneybeeday.com  
The field, in this case, is at my place. Eastbound 6th Ave & Locust — near Lowry. We have a 2-frame extractor, and gladly volunteer it and our garage to harvest your honey frames! Because you[...]
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!
Class VII: Fall and Winter Care Date: Saturday, September 7th Time: 9:00-12:00 In this class we will review methods and preparations for maintaining a healthy hive. We will also learn alternative honey processing techniques. We[...]
Sep 12 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am
Hello Western Colorado Beekeepers Association Members and Friends, Our next monthly meeting will be held on September 11, 2013 at 6:30pm at the Jockey Club at the Mesa County Fairgrounds.  We will be talking about things beekeepers[...]
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
the Honey Bee Jubilee! Hosted by Highland Honey Bees, Rocky Mountain Bee Rescue and To Bee Or Not To Bee. Bring friends, family and colleagues to join the festivities. Everyone is invited. The event will take[...]
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
the Honey Bee Jubilee! Hosted by Highland Honey Bees, Rocky Mountain Bee Rescue and To Bee Or Not To Bee. Bring friends, family and colleagues to join the festivities. Everyone is invited. The event will take[...]
Sep 20 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am
Annual Honey Party & Harvest Celebration
Sep 25 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation Lecture Series The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. Established in 1971, the Society is at the forefront[...]
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation Lecture Series The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. Established in 1971, the Society is at the forefront[...]
Sep 27 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation Lecture Series The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. Established in 1971, the Society is at the forefront[...]
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[...]
Class VIII: Honeybees Give Us More than Honey Date: Saturday, October 5th Time: 9:00-12:00 Here we will learn how to process wax and how to make mold candles, salves and lip balms. This practical lab[...]
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[...]