2019 Monthly Meetings

2019 Monthly Meetings2018-12-07T00:29:18+00:00

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.

Feb 8: Splitting Hives — Gary Butler

Mar 1: Fishing for Bees: Swarm/Bait Hives — Phil Stob

Apr 5: Varroa Mite Treatment — Bernardo Niño

May 3: Gardening for Honeybees and Pollinators — Cindy Burgdorf, Master Gardeners

May 14: Board Meeting Open to the Membership

  • Meeting runs 6:30-8:30 pm
  • Meeting will include a honey tasting
  • 681 Canyon Rd, Redwood City

Jun 14: Local Queens and Survivor Stock — Emily Bondor, Santa Cruz Bee Co.

Jul 5: Honey Tasting Accompanied by Short Discussion on Nectar Contributing to Bay Area Flavors — Kendal Sager

Aug 2: A Year in My Apiary — Serge Labesque

Aug 11: Guild Annual Picnic — Burlingame Park & Rec, 850 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, 11am-3pm

  • Picnic area near the baseball diamond 3rd base

Sep 6: Zombees — Christopher Quock

Oct 4: Fall Mite Management — Panel discussion

Nov 1: Bees and Land Mines — Art Hall

Dec 6: Annual Holiday Party and Elections — LOCATION CHANGE: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Redwood City, 2124 Brewster Avenue, RWC

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Meeting Location

The Guild meets at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1106 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Carlos (corner of Brittan & Alameda de las Pulgas).

Suggest a Speaker

Got an idea for a speaker you’d like to see at a Guild meeting? Email . Please include the speaker’s name and contact info, as well as a description of their area of expertise.