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.
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
Jul 13: Using Varroa Mite Pests to Control Varroa in Beehives — Jonathan Lundgren, Blue Dasher Farm and the Ecdysis Foundation
Aug 3: Topic TBD — Randy Oliver
Sep 7: Bee Research Update — Dr. Elina Lastro Nino, UC Davis
Oct 5: Mite-resistant Russian Bees — Steven Coy, Coy Bee Company
Nov 2: Soap, Candles, and Other Things to Create with Hive Products — Live demos by Guild craftspeople
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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