SIPE Office, 7455 Morro Rd, Atascadero, California 9342
( on Hwy 41, South of 101, on east side of Morro Rd)
Beekeeper Scott Jeffreys will lecture on the skills of swarm catching. This informative meeting will prepare you for the upcoming swarm season. Learn the signs of a hive preparing to swarm and learn how to catch a swarn!
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Central Coast Beekeepers Alliance will hold their season’s kick-off meeting on
Monday evening, January 20th, starting 5:45 PM
SLO Guild Hall, 2880 Broad St, San Luis Obispo
Jeremy Rose. master beekeeper of The California Bee Company will be lecturing on “A Year in the Hive: discussing foraging sources and hive management techniques”. The meeting will start at 6:15 with doors opening at 5:45. Jeremy will have his book for sale “Beekeeping in Coastal California” . We will be collecting membership dues for the year. $20 per person and $30 per family. We accept cash and checks. Please consider bringing a donation to help chip in on venue fees. Hope to see you there. >>>.
Spring Kick-off Meeting, Monday, February 18th, 6 PM
New location: Animal Care Clinic, 162 Cross St, San Luis Obispo, Ca Clinic is just off Tank Farm Rd, 1 block north of lower Higuera St.
Monday, February 18th Meeting Highlights • Early spring colony management • Encouraging growth with hive checkerboarding and reversing • Prevention of uncontrolled swarming • Equipment and gear options • Apiary expansion and splitting preview. • Preparing for swarms
February hives are “brooding up” — the rapid expansion of the colony encouraged by the burst of spring flowers.
Learn how to manage and benefit from this sudden flush of growth.
It’s not too early to be thinking about a new leadership team: president, vice president, treasurer, secretary… Some team members may wish to continue. Please consider who you might nominate, including yourself.
Apiary visit hosted by Kathy Longacre, 6440 Corral de Piedra, San Luis Obispo. Bring protective clothing and a chair.
From SLO take Hwy. 227, to Price Canyon Road west. Take first right, immediately after railroad tracks, at .3 miles, onto Corral de Piedra. Continue on gravel road to parking at a turn-around. The property is along the railroad tracks with a shed and a big gate into the property.
From Pismo take Price Canyon Rd, turn left before the railroad tracks, onto Corral de Piedra.