November 10 General Meeting

Registering your bees. What's the scoop? This month we welcome back LeeAnne Mila from the El Dorado County Department of Agriculture. She will be speaking about current California requirements for hive registration, as well as fielding questions about local...

October 13 General Meeting

Show off your honey! We thought it would be fun to have a 'honey tasting' at this month's meeting. We'll supply the sample cups and tasting sticks –– you bring the honey!  We'll also have a refractometer to check moisture content. If you bottle your honey for resale,...

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...