Upcoming club Event: Summer Workshop Saturday July 29th, 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Open to all club members. Stonecroppe Farm has kindly offered to host a workshop including hive openings, honey extraction and wax rendering.
Club members will receive an email invitation with details on location.
Please note that any member wishing to take part in the hive opening will be required to suit up with a hat and veil - no exceptions!
Swarm Season is Here!
Pre-Register now for our upcoming Beekeepers Seminar on Saturday Aug. 19, 2017. Seating is limited and open to the general public.
Guest Speakers are Samuel Ramsey and Erin MacGregor-Forbes.
Samuel Ramsey is a PhD student at Dr. Dennis vanEngelsdorp's lab at the University of Maryland. He studied entomology at Cornell University focusing on predatory/parasitic insect behavior. His current work focuses on the effects of honey bee parasites on individual and colony level survivor ship .
Erin McGregor-Forbes is an EAS certified Master Beekeeper. She is the Chairman of the Eastern Apicultural Society where she focused on increasing communication between beekeepers at all levels and improving beekeeping practices through high quality education programs.
Stay tuned as we book more summer events!
From September through May, the club meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the library of the Bristol County Agricultural High School located at 135 Center Street,
Dighton, Massachusetts 02715.
Meetings start at 7 pm and consists of official club business followed by a Topic of Discussion or a Guest Speaker. June through August monthly meetings are hive opening workshops scheduled throughout Bristol County on a weekend day.
Annual membership dues are $15.00.
New Members are always Welcome!
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Do you have an interest in sharing your bee knowledge by talking to people about honey bees? Would you like to volunteer your time assisting at an exciting fair we attend?
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We can always use the help!
Is there a honeybee swarm on your property and would like it removed?
Check out our swarm page to learn more about this amazing honeybee behavior and how you can help honeybees and beekeepers.