Monthly Meetings

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

Meeting Location

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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