El Dorado Beekeepers

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Queens! Queens! Queens!

This month we are happy to welcome Ray and Tammy Olivarez from Olivarez Honey Bees. They will be sharing all about their queen rearing business, both here in Northern California and in Hawaii.

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September 13, 2020  4:00 PM

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Date change for October's meeting

Next month we will be hosting Dr. Samuel Ramsey! In order to accommodate Dr. Ramsey's schedule, we have moved our October meeting to Monday, October 12, 6:30 pm. Be sure to mark your calendars, you won't want to miss this presentation!

Project Apis m presents: Hiveside Chat Series

This special limited premiere is for members of Bee Clubs and Associations that support PAm. Join PAm’s Executive Director and bee expert Danielle Downey for a virtual “ask me anything” style hiveside chat.

Ask your questions about:
• Beekeeping: your bees & management
• Products of the hive & pollination
• Bee research, bee forage
• Project Apis m.’s projects

September 12th at 8 AM Pacific Time
Registration Required

Project Apis m. has also just launched a new aggregate website called the Bee Health Collective https://beehealthcollective.org/. Be sure to check it out – it's a great site that pulls together lots of credible information from many places regarding honey bee health!

Beekeeping questions?

For those members wanting some assistance, Bernie Ruiz is available for mentoring in the Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Rescue and Cameron Park areas. He can be reached by text at 916.719.6708. Folks with beekeeping questions can also post to our Facebook group.

Hungry Bees?

The club has pollen patties for sale, $3 each. For those in the Placerville area, contact John Havicon at 916.996.8371, or for the Cameron Park area, contact Bernie Ruiz at 916.719.6708.

We miss seeing everyone and sharing what's going on in our hives.
Until we meet again, bee well!

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per calendar year
Member Benefits
  • monthly meetings
    and speakers
  • buy bees through
    the club
  • discounted classes
  • beekeeping support
  • club socials
  • equipment loans
  • website resources
  • field days and workshops
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Is Beekeeping for You?

Learn what's involved in keeping bees. This one hour overview looks at the materials, cost and time commitment needed to keep bees.

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 6 pm

Bluestone Meadow Lavender Farm, 2025 Carson Rd, Placerville, CA


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