The Beekeepers' Guild of San Mateo County holds meetings the first Thursday of each month, featuring experienced members or special guests who talk about honey bees and/or beekeeping. Meetings start at 7:00 pm; additionally, at 6:30 pm the BEEginner's Corner meets for informal discussion on beginning beekeeping.
Jan 5: All About Apitherapy — Tamara Wolfson LAc
Feb 2: Equipment Show & Tell — There will be a brief overview of standard hives and tools at the beginning of the meeting
- Show your beekeeping inventions and custom equipment
- There will be a brief overview of standard hives and tools at the beginning of the meeting
Mar 9: Panel Discussion: Starting and Nurturing a New Hive
Apr 6: Presence of Pesticide in Pollen & Nectar in Urban/Surburban Hives — Joseph Sullivan, Wildlife Biologist
May 4: BroodMinder: Bee Health Telemetry -- How to Learn What's Going on Inside Hives Without Disturbing the Bees — Rich Morris
Jun 1: Pest/Disease Identification — Art Hall
Jun 27: Public Board Mtg — Meeting will be held at 6:30-8:30 pm, 681 Canyon Road Redwood City
Jul 13: Potluck Social! — Bring an appetizer or dessert serving 6 to share.
Aug 3: Anaphylaxis in the Apiary — Elizabeth Newell
- West Nile Virus and spraying for mosquitos — San Mateo County Vector Control
Aug 5: Guild Annual Picnic — Burlingame Park & Rec, 850 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, 11am-3pm
Sep 7: Soap, Candles, and Other Things to Create with Hive Products — Live demos by Guild craftspeople
Oct 5: Mite-resistant Russian Bees — Steven Coy, Coy Bee Company
Nov 2: Bee Research Update — Dr. Elina Lastro Nino, UC Davis
Dec 7: Annual Holiday Party and Elections
The Guild meets at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1106 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Carlos (corner of Brittan & Alameda de las Pulgas).
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Got an idea for a speaker you'd like to see at a Guild meeting? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the speaker's name and contact info, as well as a description of their area of expertise.