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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 …

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We are obviously in a unique time in history. Facebook will be a great resource for new beeks to get started with your bees and for “old” beeks who have a problem they need to solve. Experienced beekeepers – please share your experience and knowledge via Facebook or make arrangements to share via phone or …

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WCOB Club Meeting

The next WCOB club meeting is planned for June 14th. Please watch FB or our website for updates.

No meeting Sunday April 5th!

The WCOB board has made the decision to cancel the meeting scheduled for the first Sunday in April, in step with precautionary social distancing to help slow/stop the spread of COVID-19. Please watch here, our website and our Beezette newsletter for updates!     🐝🐝🐝

We Have a Slightly New Web Address

Our web has a slightly new web address:  

March Club Meeting

Gary Keuffer will be at our March meeting to speak on honey bee swarming.  Gary is from Brown County and has been keeping bees for about 15 years.   Let’s give him a warm welcome next Sunday, March 8th at 1:30 p.m. at Lebanon Presbyterian Church and learn how to better manage our apiaries this spring!

February Meeting – Thank You

Terry Lieberman-Smith presented an excellent compilation of preparation, installing and initial care of nucs and packages. Thank you Terry and all who attended!  

2020 4-H Beekeeping Scholarship

We are now accepting applications for our 2020 $500 4-H Beekeeping Scholarship for youth ages 12 to 18.  Please download and fill out an application fully and follow the directions for submission.  Postmark or drop-off deadline is Monday March 16th.  Good luck to all! Scholarship application

2020 Beginner Beekeeping School

We had a fantastic turnout for our 2020 Beginner Beekeeping School!  Thank you to each person who gave of their time, talents, and abilities to plan, set-up, register, promote, teach, and tear down.   You are appreciated!

Sign-up for Meeting Refreshments

Our web has been updated and the sign-up for monthly meeting refreshments is ready to go.  Please consider volunteering to bring snacks to one of our meetings.  Our next meeting is in February.  Sign-up online.