HANDS-ON WORKSHOP 201 and POT-LUCK LUNCH
October 29, 2016 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
at the home of Sierra Monk Malnove
14720 128th Avenue N Palm Beach Gardens 33418
Sierra will provide an informative and lively workshop at her apiary in Palm Beach Gardens. This event will take beginning beekeepers to the next level in beek learning, and will cover harvesting at this time of the year, preparing for SFL winter, and "fixing" things as hives are opened and problems seen.This workshop is intended to be hands-on learning. Some extra equipment is available from a "loaner bin," but you are asked to please bring protective gear, smokers, and hive tools––beez will be flying.🐝 🐝 🐝
Whatever you can bring to share as food and drink will be appreciated.
Please bring your protective bee gear with you.
November 4, 2016 McCartney Taylor
Topic: Swarm Traps: Getting Bees for Free
Pine Jog Environ. Center 6301 Summit Blvd. WPB, FL 6:30 p.m.
McCartney Taylor is a beekeeper out of Austin, Texas. He caught the beekeeping bug on an expedition in east Africa in 2006. He now focuses on swarm trapping, and top bar hive beekeeping. From his research he wrote the book "Swarm Traps and Bait Hives" in 2011. On Youtube, he maintains the largest channel on beekeeping with millions of views. McCartney has a dedicated web site at www.LearningBeekeeping.com.
Important Message for all Members !
Join a committee to help our club meet its goal of educating society about the importance of bees. Help spread the word about our beautiful pollinators and help others to understand why the bees are so very important. Florida's agricultural economy is estimated at 120 billion a year. It starts with bees and pollination. We have several outreach programs ahead, we would like to help promote a new state of the art FL. Bee lab. Please volunteer and help us promote Bee Awareness! Thank you for supporting our club.
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PBC Beekeepers Association
531 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415
Current Board Members are:
President : Kevin Easton Vice President : Lee Wisnioski
Treasurer : Alex Perdomo Secretary : Cheri Wells
Our monthly meetings are the first Friday of every month at 6:30pm at Pine Jog Environmental Education Center. Click here for a map to Pine Jog.
All Palm Beach County Beekeeper Association club "Fun" meetings are open to the public and are free of charge. We offer speakers, workshops, conferences, and hands-on training throughout the year to help you learn more about bees and beekeeping.
You may become a voting member of the Palm Beach County Beekeepers by joining the organization.
If you prefer a "LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP" The the cost is a one time fee of $100.00 Please click on the "pay now" button.
The Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association does not do bee removals but a number of our members do.
Questions about how live removals are performed call us at: 561-758-9677