Next Meeting: Sunday August 27th
Our next meeting is Sunday, August 27th from 4:00-6:00 pm at the Senior Center in Placerville.
Our speaker is [TBA]
Come as early as 3:30 and talk with fellow beekeepers before the meeting starts at 4:00 pm. Our meetings are held at the Senior Center 937 Spring St. Placerville. To get there, take Hwy 50 and turn at the light onto Bedford (left going east, right going west). Keep left onto Spring St. (Hwy 49) go thru the stop sign then turn left on Tunnel St, right on Robin Ct. The door to enter has "WIC" over the door.
Next Board Meeting August XX, 5-7pm
Our next Board Meeting will be Thursday, August XX, from 5-7 pm, at the Taylor Chiropractic Office, 484 Main St (Pleasant Valley Rd), Suite 14, in Diamond Village, Diamond Springs. Club members are welcome to attend to contribute to the discussion about upcoming meetings and events. This is a great opportunity to be first up for events where we make presentions to the public.
Featured & Exciting happenings
New Legislation - Africanized and agressive bees
There is new legislation in California that may affect you. Due to the Africanized (aka - 'killer bee') influx in Southern California, there are new regulations that grant powers to the Ag Commisioner to remediate (including destroy) agressive hives, and 'abandoned equipment' as a 'public nusance'.
Please read the details here.
Terrific meeting on Sunday March 26th!!
On Sunday, March 26th from 4:00-6:00 pm at the Senior Center in Placerville. Randy Oliver was our speaker. Randy is a Nevada County beekeeper as well as a beekeeping instructor, researcher & nationally requested speaker. He has published many articles in Bee Culture & other beekeeping journals. Randy's topic this time was
Reading the Combs to Understand Colony Conditions throughout the Season
There was also be Q & A, April beekeeping To Do's & general discussion as time permits. For this speaker, we requested a $10 per person donation for non-members; the event was free for members.