Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Meeting Dates and Topics

Meetings usually held at U of I Extension Livingston-McLean-Woodford Office, 1615 Commerce Parkway, Bloomington, IL 61704

4th Tuesday of the month usually

Meeting Time 7 pm – 9 pm

Bees and Brews are usually the 2nd Wednesdays of the month. We try Wednesdays to allow those unable to attend Tuesday meetingd a chance to meet other members. The location will vary each month. The idea is a social activity to talk about bees.

Topics 2020

February 12th, 2020: Bees and Brews

February 25th, 2020 Meeting Topic: Getting your Bees Started, Spring Feeding, Syrup and Pollen

March 11th, 2020: Bees and Brews

March 24th, 2020 Meeting Topic: Hive Inspections

April 8th, 2020 Bees and Brews

April 28th, 2020 Hands on Field Trip: Hive Inspections

Past 2020 Topics

January 28th, 2020 -Hardware, tool and gadgets – Mark Delashmit

February 2nd, 2020 -Field Trip, Hardware building – PK’s house, noon to 4

Past 2019 Topics

January 27th, 2019 – Field Trip – Building Hardware

February 26th, 2019 – Making Mead and Hive Products

March 26th, 2019 – Swarm Management, Swarm Traps, Collecting Swarms

April 23rd, 2019 – Field Trip – Hive Inspection

May 22nd, 2019 – Increasing bees, Introduction to Queen Rearing

June 25th, 2019 – Pest, Disease, Hive Autopsy

July 27th, 2019 – Mites: Management, Treatment, Winterizing

August 27th, 2019 – Legal Issues

September 28th, 2019 – Field Trip -Extraction-At 6424 Alexander Road, Heyworth, IL 61745, PK House

October 22nd, 2019 – Bee Habitat, Board Elections

November 26th, 2019 – What is Your Plan? Get Ready for Next Year

December, 2019 – No meeting

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