Hands-On Beekeeping Series Come join us for a hands-on series of 8 classes that will support you through the beekeeping season from March to October. Location: Classes are held at the Growing Gardens Greenhouse 1630[...]
Interested in becoming a beekeeper or have bees and are in need of learning more about the basics?    This class, lead by a group of experienced beekeepers, will cover all the basics from: familiarizing[...]
Interested in becoming a beekeeper or have bees and are in need of learning more about the basics?    This class, lead by a group of experienced beekeepers, will cover all the basics from: familiarizing[...]
Interested in becoming a beekeeper or have bees and are in need of learning more about the basics?    This class, lead by a group of experienced beekeepers, will cover all the basics from: familiarizing[...]
Nov 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
SOLD OUT!!!  This year, we will be entertaining our speakers at Pegasus restaurant in Castle Rock.  Dinner begins at 5:30 and we have a private room reserved.  There is room for 25 people.  Please call[...]
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 9 @ 12:00 am
CSBA Winter Meeting @ Douglas County Fairgrounds | Castle Rock | Colorado | United States
Colorado State Beekeepers Association Winter Meeting The Colorado State Beekeepers Association Winter Meeting will be held at Kirk Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 from 8 am to 5 pm.[...]
Jan 24 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
The Colorado State Beekeepers Association, along with Honeybee Keep, is proud and pleased to present Ross Conrad.  Ross’ website is  Dancing Bee Gardens.  He is the author of “Natural Beekeeping–Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture”. Ross[...]
This class will cover expectations and an introduction to keeping bees in your back yard. We will have an opportunity to meet our fellow beekeepers. There will be a demonstration hive available for inspection and[...]
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
In this class we will focus on basic honeybee biology, the caste and rolls of bees that live in a colony and cover the ecology of honeybees. In the lab we will learn about hive[...]
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The CSBA, along with NCBA and Mile Hive Beekeeping Club, is pleased to present Kim Flottum, editor of Bee Culture magazine, on April 29-30, 2015.  He will be presenting “10 Rules for Modern Beekeeping”. On[...]
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The CSBA, along with NCBA and Mile Hive Beekeeping Club, is pleased to present Kim Flottum, editor of Bee Culture magazine, on April 29-30, 2015.  He will be presenting “10 Rules for Modern Beekeeping”. On[...]
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We will review how to maintain healthy colonies and what this looks like, and discuss how to recognize pests and diseases, and what you can do to support your bees. In the lab we will[...]
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
CSBA Summer Bee College @ Farm Fresh Cafe | Rifle | Colorado | United States
The Colorado State Beekeepers Association (CSBA) Summer Bee College will take place in Rifle/Silt on June 13, 2015. We have outgrown Paul’s facility and will move to the Farm Fresh Cafe in Rifle for the[...]
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
In this lab you will have the opportunity to gain confidence and familiarity with honeybees and learn how to work a top-bar hive successfully. You will gain knowledge in how to manage hives for optimum[...]
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
This lab will give you a chance to improve your skills and gain more experience handling combs and bees. We may be able to harvest honey. We will discuss and practice sustainable techniques for monitoring[...]
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[...]
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[...]