Before 2017 it was possible to go to a feed store and buy antibiotics to be fed to your bees. The FDA is trying to assure the safety of our food supply by minimizing antibiotic residues in foods, and…Continue
Dear Members of Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association,Please join us online Friday, November 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm, for an online zoom meeting.The format will bee question and answers with experienced beekeepers.We will bee posting more information and sending subsequent messages concerning the meeting.So put it on your calendar and think up some "stump the beekeeper question"Bee Well, the ManagementBee Keeper is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.Topic: Bee Keeper's Zoom Meeting Time:…See More
Dr. Kirsten S. Traynor investigates honey bee health and how pesticides impact social behavior. She currently has a dual appointment as a research associate at Arizona State University and at the Free University in Berlin. She recently launched a new quarterly magazine 2 Million Blossoms: protecting our pollinators.In 2006-2007, Kirsten received a German Chancellor Fellowship. During that time she drove over 50,000 miles throughout Western Europe to study the differences between European &…See More
9:00 AM swarm trap building workshop,Limited to five participants facial masks/bandanas mandatory, $25.00 payment at workshopif time/weather permit, hive inspection, or other hands on instruction.If you are ill or have been in contact with anyone who is ill- do not attend this workshop.If you have not been stung by a bee or are allergic to bee stings, PLEASE let the instructors know prior to starting the event.Please do not wear any strong aftershave or perfumes.Bring your beekeeping…See More
Melissa and Richard are opening their nursery to us PBCBA beeks again!This event listing is for the nursery walk, plant sale and apiary - is open to all public (members and non-members) free of charge.THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE THE SWARM BOX BUILDING WORKSHOP! PLEASE SEE 2ND EVENT LISTING FOR THIS DATE AND RSVP THERE. THANK YOU!Enjoying an interpreted walk through their nursery and homestead identifying plants/trees - with plants for sale. 15% of proceeds are going back to club. And every purchase…See More
This event listing is for the swarm box building workshop at Melissa and Richard's nursery only.This workshop will cost $25/per member and $35/per non-member; $5 are going back to club; limited for up to 10 ppl. So sign up soon! Leave comment below to do so.Workshop needs to be payed PRIOR to event at our fun meeting APRIL 3rd. Please see Cindy at entrance.We will cap this workshop at 10 ppl - we will have a waiting list too though if anyone interested did not make it into the first ten. In…See More
"Thank You so much. I am excited to join. I am an avid gardener and certainly appreciate what the bees do for all of us. I was a pest control technician many years ago in Chicago and did bee and wasp jobs occasionally.…"
Erin MacGregor-Forbes is an EAS certified Master Beekeeper, past Chairman of the Eastern Apicultural Society and the Chief Financial and Operating Officer at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. She manages about 150 colonies near her home in Portland Maine as Overland Apiaires. Erin speaks nationally on a variety of beekeeping topics particularly focused on small and mid-scale sustainable beekeeping practices. Erin’s teaches practical and sustainable colony management, IPM strategies, and…See More
Two of our Favorites are back for this year's panel!Dave and Sam - a wealth of knowledge that will make us all buzzy! Come with all your questions for this Q & A panel, and learn and laugh a lot at this February fun meeting!!Here is more info about Sam:https://anarchyapiaries.org/https://www.beeculture.com/sam-comfort/And the latest on Dave:David Westervelt Dave has worked for the Florida…See More
Don't miss this fun and informational meeting. Join and help to prepare for the 2020 South Florida Fair. For the 1st time fair volunteers to the pros, we'll have a mock booth setup complete with observation hive. Come learn the prices of our products and and how you keep track of your shift sales. This meeting is for anyone with questions about beekeeping, The observation hive will help strengthen and reinforce your knowledge of what is happening inside the hive. Your mission is bee…See More
Thank You so much. I am excited to join. I am an avid gardener and certainly appreciate what the bees do for all of us. I was a pest control technician many years ago in Chicago and did bee and wasp jobs occasionally. Unfortunately, they taught us to kill them rather than live capture. yellow jackets more often than bees. I really want to start my own hive and becomes a certified beekeeper. I am also interested in live capture and relocation.