What our Club Offers


Educational Beekeeping Programs 
 

Swarm Capturing Service 
 

Mentorship
 

Hands on Hive Training
 

Community Outreach Programs
 

Use of club equipment including the 3 frame electric honey extractor
 

Multimedia educational tools
 

Awesome Meeting Environment  
 

Family Friendly Meetings


Socializing with Seasoned Beekeepers

Meetings

  • February 16, 2016 Coming Out of Winter, Prepping for Honey Flow and Swarms Ben "Mr. Buzz" Crowley
  • March 15, 2016 Hive Maintenance, Pest Control and the “Top 7 Ways to Kill Bees” Will Hicks, NC Bee Inspector
  • April 19, 2016 Pollination and Commercial Beekeeping Insights Larry Green, TLC Bees
  • May 17, 2016 Honey Extraction Demo, Honey Labels, NC Certified Honey Producer Program Tim Huffman, Matthew Jones, Kim Underhill
  • June 21, 2016 Re-Queening Betsy Spencer
  • July 19, 2016 Flow Hive, and State Fair Entries May Markoff, Don Hopkins (NC Bee Inspector)
  • August 16, 2016 Web Forum Demo, Anaphylactic Reaction to Bee Stings, and Safety in Bee Yard Magnus Ulberg, David Arnold, Suzy Spencer
  • September 20, 2016 Preparing the Bees for Winter Tim Huffman
  • October 18, 2016 Hive Tracks Demo, and Mentoring Beekeepers Mike Laskowski, Craig Dupree and Tim Huffman
  • November 15, 2016 Honey Tasting Basics Suzy Spencer
  • January 17, 2017  Essential and Extra Bee Equipment Greg Wolgemuth and Kim Wood

Recent Programs.

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​​​​​​​​​​​Meetings are open to the public and are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  Our next meeting is on Feb 21.


This month:   

February:  What is honeybee democracy?  And what does it have to do with bee swarms?  Presented by member C.L. Gobble


Gather at the lodge at 6:30pm.

Meeting at 7pm.

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Saturday Feb 18th-  BEE SCHOOL!

Beekeeping Basics for Beginners​

8:45 - 4:30 at the lodge

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Upcoming Club Meetings


​March:  The Mechanics of Making a Split- learn all about how to take advantage of a hive that wants to swarm.  Tim Huffman will discuss using observation hives, queen castles, nucs, and 8 or 10 frame hives.

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April:  No matter how long you have been keeping bees, there's always so much to learn from other beekeepers.  Join us for an evening of Q & A.


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