- Educate members and the public on the science and art of honeybee husbandry
- Enhance the appreciation of pollinator’s value to humanity and the environment
- Continually adapt to environmental challenges to assure quality bee stewardship
Highly educated, informed and participatory membership committed to continuous outreach and community support of honeybees leading to increased colony numbers and societal awareness.
Meeting Time and LocationMeetings every 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm.
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Come and hear how your fellow beekeepers are doing with their hives. Got a good story? Got a question? Got an answer? Come and share or just listen during our Open Mic Night at our next meeting on Thursday September … Continue reading
It is hard to believe but the State Fair will be here soon! For us that means it is time to sign up to work the beekeeper booth at the state fair! Have lots of fun educating the public about … Continue reading
Join us on Thursday August 8th at 7:00 pm. at Greenwood Methodist Church (see direction on the right). One of our favorite speakers, state apiarist Keith Tignor as he will lead us through the crucial process of treating for mites. … Continue reading
You won’t want to miss our next meeting on Thursday July 11th at 7 pm. Dick Rogers from Bayer (yes, the one that bought Monsanto) will be our speaker. He will update us on the Bayer Bee Care Program and … Continue reading
Our speaker for June 13th with be Liza Fleeson Trossbach with Office of Pesticide Management concerning pesticide regulation in the State of Virginia. This is a very hot topic that concerns every beekeeper. Come and get informed! Join us at 7:00 … Continue reading
Want to keep your honeybees at home and away from dangerous chemicals? Plant natives that the honeybees will love. Beth Farmer, owner of Garden Gate Landscape and Design will help you do just that. She will discuss how to make … Continue reading
Want more honey? But, worried about taking too much from your bees? Our April meeting will take place on Thursday April 11th. Dr. Rick Fells, Professor Emeritus from Virginia Tech, will talk to us about honey production. He will discuss … Continue reading