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. There is social and question time, plus a special educational presentation.  (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.

Join  / Renew

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.

Signups later in 2022.

The Asian Giant Hornet

A potential threat to honey

bee colonies in Oregon

Read more here


Upcoming events

  • 31 May 2022 6:00 PM
    Online via Zoom until further notice. (Normally at ​Jessie Mays Community Center 30975 NW Hillcrest St North Plains, OR 97133)
  • 9 Jun 2022 6:00 PM
    Online via Zoom until further notice
  • 28 Jun 2022 6:00 PM
    Online via Zoom until further notice. (Normally at ​Jessie Mays Community Center 30975 NW Hillcrest St North Plains, OR 97133)

Swarm removal

Have a swarm that you'd like removed?

Our members will capture the swarm and remove it at no cost.


Report a Swarm Here!

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.

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



MEMBER MEETINGS

May

We look forward to seeing you at our online member meeting at 6pm on Tuesday, May 31st!


We'll catch up with what's going on in our apiaries, and enjoy a great presentation on May into June Beekeeping (including honey supering and mite control) with John Rockroher, owner of local Our Biz is Bees.

LINK TO MAY NEWSLETTER

TVBA MEMBERSHIP

Be sure to renew as a TVBA member for 2022 to access all your member benefits!





TVBA Field Day


Field Day Sign-up


Donations

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Funds raised go to honey bee education and research.  Thank you

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