September 8 General Meeting

Beekeeping in Top Bar Hives Curious about Top Bar Hives? Join us this month as club member Chuck Jachens discusses the management techniques and construction of top bar hives. Chuck will also be comparing the differences and similarities to Langstroth hives. For the...

You’re invited

Summer social, Aug 17, RSVP today! Saturday, August 174:00 pm$10/personBluestone Meadow, PlacervilleRSVP today Our annual summer social is right around the corner, with John and Carolyn Havicon hosting at their beautiful Bluestone Meadow venue. Enjoy an evening of...

July 14 General Meeting

Learn about solitary bees This month we welcome entomologist Steve Peterson, who has been managing and conducting research on solitary bees for over 20 years. Steve will give an in depth talk on the life cycle, nesting materials and management steps of these bees. He...

June 9 General Meeting

California Master Beekeeper Program This month we welcome club member Wendy Mather from the UC Davis Extension, California Master Beekeeper Program. Now in its fourth year, Wendy will be talking about what the program entails, how to enroll, its current progress and...

May 12 General Meeting

Breeding, mite drift & citizen science This month we welcome back Randy Oliver. For the past couple of years Randy has been working on breeding for mite resistant bees. He’ll explain the process, what’s involved and update us on his current progress....

Are you ready? Packaged bees are coming.

Package pick up Sunday, April 7, 1 – 3 pm Packaged bees will be available for pick up this Sunday, April 7 between 1:00 and 3:00 pm at BlueStone Meadow Farm, 2025 Carson Road, Placerville. Starting at 1:15 we will be demonstrating how to install a package into a top...