Monthly Meeting, Monday, Feb 17th, Atascadero

Monday, Feb 17th at 5:45 PM – 8 PM

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!

Swarms settle in a “bivouac” before moving on to a permanent colony site.

January 20th 2020 Kickoff

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. >>>.

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Beginning Beekeeping Lecture

Contact Erin at handhbeefarm@yahoo.com for further information on this presentation

2019 Kick-off Meeting

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.

September CCBA 2018 Meeting

CCBA monthly meeting, Monday, Sept. 17, Oak Creek Commons, 635 Nicklaus St., Paso Robles
6:15 – Networking
6:30 – Practicum: Fall Management (yellow jackets, robbing, and ants): by John Chesnut
7:30 – Club business
It’s time to think about a new leadership team: president, vice president, treasurer, secretary. Please consider who you might nominate, including yourself. New team to be named at November meeting.

CCBA August Meeting – August 20

CCBA monthly meeting, Monday, August 20, SLO Guild Hall, 2880 Broad St. San Luis Obispo.
6:15 – Networking
6:30 – Practicum: Mites presented by John Chesnut
7:30 – Club business
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.

JULY APAIARY VISITS

CCBA July meeting, Monday, July 16, 6:30-8:00 p.m. This is an apiary visit, lead by John Hupp, hosted by Robin Gable at SLO Creek Farms, 6455 Monte Rd., San Luis Obispo
Exit Hwy 101, west onto San Luis Bay Dr. Take first left onto Monte Rd.
Bring protective gear, water, and a chair.
See you there.

CCBA JUNE Apiary visit

CCBA June meeting
Apiary visit hosted by Lena Thompson, lead by Summer van Buerden.
7450 Vernalis Rd., Atascadero. Last house on the left on dead end road. Please drive very slowly.
Please bring protective clothing and a portable chair.

May 2018 meeting

CCBA monthly meeting.

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.

April meeting -2018

CCBA monthly meeting, Monday, April 16.
6:15 Networking
6:30 Practicum – Hive Splits by Dr. Gordon Wardell
7:30 Club Business

We are celebrating our 4th anniversary. Bring a potluck dish to share.