October Meeting 1:30pm Today!

October Meeting IS TODAY! Mother Nature is cooperating! Please come to the Pioneer Village of Caesar Creek at 1:30 today for a program by Geoff Hultgren at the hive. Be prepared to walk through tall grass and bring a veil. Park in the Event Parking area just south of the main lot. Addresss is 3999 Pioneer Village Rd, Waynesville OH

October meeting UPDATE

October Meeting UPDATE: Sunday’s weather forecast is unsettled at this time. Please check here or the website to see if the meeting will be delayed. Decision will be made when the forecast becomes more firm. If Delayed, it will be held next week, Sunday October 18. Update will be posted here  and on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/1769801953287281


October Meeting News

The October meeting will be held outdoors at Caesars Creek Pioneer Village on Sunday, October 11 at 1:30pm. Geoff Hultgren will be leading a discussion on over wintering your hives and hopes to open the hive there. Bring a chair and your veil. If the weather is too cold or rainy, watch for an email.

August Club Meeting

CORRECTION:  Meeting time is 1:30 this Sunday.  We are sorry for any confusion this may have caused.

Many people know that honey is helpful for seasonal allergies.  What else can it be used for?  Join us this Sunday August 9th at 1:30 p.m. at the Miller Ecological Park to find out!  Deb Wiater will be presenting on the medicinal uses of honey. 

755 Miller Road, Lebanon.  1:30 p.m. at the shelter closest to Huntley Ct.

June Meeting @ Pioneer Village, June 14

Apologies for the late notice, but as you can imagine things are all a bit up in the air now.

We will be at Caesar Creek Pioneer Village Sunday, June 14, at our regular meeting time (1:30 PM). We will be lighting a smoker, demonstrating a hive inspection, and doing a sugar shake for Varroa Mites. Meet at the overflow parking area. Bring water, a folding chair, and whatever beekeeping protective gear you are comfortable with. This would be a great opportunity for our newer members.  Caesarscreekpioneervillage.com
3999 Pioneer Village Road. Waynesville, Oh 45068.

In addition, OSBA is hosting a webinar Sunday evening, June 14th, at 7:00.   Advance RSVP is required.   Further information and registration:

OSBA Live  Webinar-training with Alex Zomchek-

New Club Secretary

Alice Craig will be stepping down as our club Secretary.  On behalf of the entire club, we would like to thank Alice for her hard work, dedication, and service to our club.   Rachel Alley has agreed to accept the secretary position. Lets all welcome Rachel as our new club secretary.  

Next Meeting – TBA

Our regular meeting place, Lebanon Presbyterian Church, is actively working to develop protocol for cleaning and disinfecting their facilities between each group that meets there.  We hope that we will be able to keep our regular meeting time of Sunday June 14, 2020 at 1:30.  Discussion has also been on the table for a Zoom meeting.  Once we know the details for either or both of these, we will post them here and Facebook, so stay tuned! 

It is Swarm Time Again

It is swarm time again and our Club Map has been updated with members wishing to remove your swarm at no cost.  All current members offering swarm removal,  mentoring for new beekeepers, or sale of honey, bee/queens or equipment have been updated on our Map.    Review the questions and be ready to answer during your phone call to the member beekeeper.  Remember to practice Social Distancing!  Link to Swarms.