Tualatin Valley Beekeepers


TVBA is a non-profit organization that provides community, advocacy, and education for those interested in raising honey bees and supporting their presence in the environment.


Getting Involved

Meetings

TVBA members meet monthly on the last Tuesday of the month at 6:00PM (social and question time until 7:00pm), when a special educational presentation begins.  (In July we have picnic and hands-on Bee Day instead of the usual meeting. ) **No meeting in December.  Meetings held online while the Covid pandemic holds sway, in normal times meetings are at at Jessie Mays Community Center in North Plains.


Membership

Annual membership in TVBA costs $20 per household and goes from January 1 through December 31.  Benefits include our monthly newsletter, access to meetings and to the Honey House, our fully-equipped honey extraction facility.


Info & Sign up

Honey House

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The TVBA Honey House is a fabulous community asset we maintain.  Extraction equipment is available to all members, normally from mid-July through Labor Day.  We have manual extractors available to check out for short-term use year-round as well.

To sign up, go here.



Upcoming events


The Asian Giant Hornet

A potential threat to honey

bee colonies in Oregon

Read more here

Need help in determining the presence of disease by TVBA?  Request assistance from the Beekeeper Task Force here.



MEMBER MEETINGS

December

TVBA does not meet in December.


But we wish you, your family, and your bees a very happy holiday season and we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, January 25th!



TVBA MEMBERSHIP

Be sure to register/renew as a TVBA member for 2022 before January 1 to access all your member benefits!

Ask an Expert!

Have a question about bees and beekeeping that our club can't answer?  Perhaps the Oregon Master Beekeeper Program can help.   Click here for more information.

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