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 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

  • 28 Sep 2021 6:00 PM
    Online via Zoom until further notice. (Normally at ​Jessie Mays Community Center 30975 NW Hillcrest St North Plains, OR 97133)
  • 14 Oct 2021 6:00 PM
    Online via Zoom until further notice
  • 26 Oct 2021 6:00 PM
    Online via Zoom until further notice. (Normally at ​Jessie Mays Community Center 30975 NW Hillcrest St North Plains, OR 97133)


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

August

Please join us online in September for our online virtual membership meeting at 6pm on Tuesday, September 28.


We'll have an expert presentation, and as always we'll be talking about beekeeping basics as we prepare for each season of bee stewardship.


LINK TO AUGUST NEWSLETTER


TVBA MEMBERSHIP

Be sure to register/renew as a TVBA member for 2021 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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