Rose DeJarnette

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Caesar Creek Nature Center

The sun was shining at the Caesar Creek Nature Center Saturday as club member John Favaron brought his observation hive and shared with the visitors about caring for honey bees.  Fantastic job, John!

June meeting recap

A big thank you to Alex Zomchek for speaking at our June club meeting!  He shared his experience on apiary management and answered lots of our questions. What were some of the biggest takeaways?  Monitor your colonies, learn their ebbs and flows and be prepared to help them to build their fall nest in the …

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Guest speaker for the Meeting, June 9th

Our June meeting is this coming up,  Sunday June 9th at 1 p.m. Alex Zomchek will be our guest speaker. He does honey bee research out of Miami Oxford and is also a Master Beekeeper instructor, but this national speaker won’t leave us bored, so mark your calendars to come to the meeting! Our meeting …

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Swarm Season is Near!

Do you have a honey bee swarm?  If you are not sure refer to our Bee ID page.     There is more useful information about honey bees on this web page. If they are honey bees, call one of our member Swarm Catchers for swarm removal.  PLEASE Do not spray them.   Thank you.

Warren County 4H Clinic

Vice president Geoff Hultgren and daughter Frances participating in the Warren County 4H clinic. They are answering questions of 4Hers  considering the beekeeping project.

Installing a Package

Another educational and enjoyable meeting for local beekeepers. The Q&A session helped answer almost a dozen questions from new beekeepers. John Favaron covered important aspects of package installation. Thank you Terry Liberman-Smith for your post.

2019 Club Officers

With a new year comes new officers.  Our 2019 club officers, voted in at the December meeting are as follows: President – Paul Dorger Vice President – Geoff Hultgren Treasurer – Keith Mealy Secretary – Alice Craig Let’s all welcome them and thank them for stepping up for the club.

Beezette Feb 2019

The Beezette newsletters can be found under the Resources tab beginning February 2019.

2019 WCOB School KUDOS TO ALL!!

Thank You!  So many folks pitch in for the school so its a fun day: Organizers, Set Up, registrations, donations of food/coffee, clean up: thank you for helping 35 new beekeepers succeed! Sign up on your MEMBER page.

2019 Southwestern Ohio Beekeeper School

** CLASSES SOLD OUT but you can go visit vendors**  Once again this year, on March 23rd,  Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences presents the Southwestern Ohio Beekeepers School. Follow this link for the  Southwestern Ohio Beekeeper   for a list of vendors and agenda.