Author Archives: Ryan Alaniz

January/February 2024 Newsletter

Please see our recent newsletter to learn about upcoming events, how to maintain your hives in January and Febraury and how to care for your equipment over the winter.

November/December 2023 Newsletter

Please see our recent newsletter to learn about upcoming events, how to work your hives in July and August, understanding queen colors, and how the SLO county 4-H received a grant for a beekeeping project.

September/October Newsletter

Please see our recent newsletter to learn about upcoming events, how to work your hives in September and October as well as information about combating the Varroa mite.

Meetings in October

Paso Golden Oak Honey and Pumpkin FestivalSaturday, October 21 at Paso Robles Downtown City Park10 to 5 PM
Great opportunity to share your passion for honeybees with an interested public and help staff our club booth.  
“Cooking with Honey”
Monthly CCBA Club meetingThursday, Oct. 12,  6:30 PM Santa Margarita Community Hall
9610 Murphy Ave (cross of “I” St, next to the library)
Everyone invited to the Thursday meeting.

Favorite honey recipe you wish to share?  Bring a recipe copy we compile into our club recipe book.

September meeting Thursday Sept. 21 5:30pm

Kathy Longacre’s apiary (Edna Valley)

6440 Corral de Piedra Road (off Price Canyon)

We will inspect Kathy’s beeyard and consider Autumn management and feeding strategies. We don’t anticipate opening the hives at this time due to autumn defensiveness and predation.

The Paso Robles Golden Oak Honey and Pumpkin Festival is coming up. Planning and recruitment to make the annual event a success will also be discussed.

July/August Newsletter

Please see our recent newsletter to learn about upcoming events, how to work your hives in July and August, and how to deal with ants.

May June Newsletter

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Cambria Bee and Butterfly Faire 5/7 12-4pm

Central Coast Beekeeping Alliance will have a booth at the upcoming Cambria Bee and Butterfly Faire. Stop by and say hello!

March/April Newsletter

January and February Newsletter

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