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Upcoming events

    • 27 Feb 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • In person and online via Zoom

    Monthly Member Meeting

    Social and question time goes from 6:00pm to ~6:30pm, then a special educational presentation begins and goes to 8:00pm

    Jessie Mays Community Center located at 30975 NW Hillcrest St North Plains, OR 97133

    Online via zoom link (found in email)

    • 18 Mar 2024
    • 6:30 PM
    • 21 Mar 2024
    • 8:30 PM
    • Online

    Bee School will be held in 3 online Zoom sessions:

    March 18, 2024 6:30-8:30pm: Intro to beekeeping, equipment, obtaining bees, installing and caring for your bees. Spring and Summer management,

    March 19, 2024 6:30-8:30pm:  Honey bee biology, reading frames and evaluating your bees, varroa mites and mite management.

    March 21, 2024 6:30-8:30pm: Beekeeping seasons. honey/nectar flow and dearth. Honey harvest, robbing behavior, queen events, disease and pest management, Integrated Pest Management strategies. Fall and Winter management, feeding protein and carbohydrates, mite management, dead-out hive autopsies. 

    If you are registering past the date of any session or miss a class session you will receive a link to watch the archived class recordings.

    Recommended books:

    The Beekeepers Handbook by Diana Sammataro

    Beekeeping For Dummies by Howland Blackiston

    Note: Bee School requires membership before registering.

    Please sign-up as a TVBA member if you aren't already.

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