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Summer Apiary Visit

Tuesday, June 28th starting at 6:30 PM
Kathy Longacre’s Apiary – 6440 Corral de Piedra Rd (near Edna x Price Canyon)

DW Schoenthal presents on “Public Space Swarms”

(Photo by DW Schoenthal, Removing a chimney swarm using a “throne”)

DW Schoenthal leads a very active and successful swarm management practice in the Sacramento, Ca region.  
DW will present his lecture, Public Space Swarms, via a Zoom link on
Tuesday, March 1st, starting at 6:30 PM. We will host a round-robbin warm-up starting at 6 PM. Hope to see lots of smiling faces.

Time: Mar 1, 2022 Starting 06:00 PM 

Join Central Coast Beekeepers’ Zoom “Public Space Swarms”

2022 Kickoff, Digital Round-Table

Kicking off our beekeeping year, a Zoom meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan 25 starting at 6:00 PM.

We will be wide open to beekeeping questions and concerns.

Planning and strategies for the coming season will be our focus.

We will introduce the beekeepers offering nucleus hives and queens for local pickup.

We will re-energize our club swarm list for the spring season.

A short primer on equipment and practices for free-flying swarm capture will be given.


Topic: 2022 Spring Kick-off

Time: Jan 25, 2022 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 863 8983 5811
Passcode: 355821

Meeting ID: 863 8983 5811
Passcode: 355821

Golden Oak Honey and Pumpkin Festival

Saturday, Oct 23rd in Paso Robles downtown City Park

Central Coast Beekeepers Alliance has contributed a booth, speakers and kids activities to the fun fall event for years.
After a ‘pandemic break’, we are back this year on Saturday, October 23rd.

September 2021 Monthly Meeting

Membership meeting — Tuesday, September 28 at the garden behind the SLO City Guild Hall, 2880 Broad Street.
Meeting begins at 5 PM and wraps up at dark, bring a lawn chair and a warm jacket.

Jodi Tellier will update on plans for the Paso Robles Golden Oak Honey Festival

John Chesnut will lead a presentation on late fall and winter colony management.

Beginning Beekeeping Lecture

Contact Erin at for further information on this presentation

Beginner Beekeeping Class

Beginner Beekeeping Class
Saturday, March 24, 1-3 p.m. Oak Creek Commons 635 Nicklaus St.
Paso Robles
Led by Erin Holden: We’ll discuss the basics of keeping bees; hive design and equipment, procuring bees, bee hierarchy, honey harvest and pest management.
To pre-register, text Erin at: 805-720-5992
Fee: $20 for CCBA club members. Will accept venmo. $15 club dues for 2018 – cash only please.

July Apiary Visit

Central Coast Beekeepers’ Alliance Meeting
Monday, July 17, 2017
6:00-8:00 pm
510 West Ormonde Rd.
San Luis Obispo, CA

6:00 – 7:30 Apiary Visit – lead by John Hupp
7:30 – 8:00 Club Business

Please bring protective clothing. The meeting will be held outside, so please bring a chair and warm clothing.
John Chesnut is donating a starter colony, one box with bees. Raffle tickets will be for sale, $5 each. Drawing will be at the August meeting.
Take Hwy 227 south of SLO, turn right onto Price Canyon Rd., left onto West Ormonde Rd.

June meeting

CCBA Monthly Meeting

Monday, June 12, 6:00-8:00

Apiary visit with John Hupp. Bring protective clothing and a chair.

From SLO take Hwy. 227, to Price Canyon Road west; at .3 mile take first right, immediately after railroad tracks, onto Corral de Piedra. Road turns to gravel after .2 miles. Continue to parking at a turn-around. The property is along the railroad tracks with a shed and a big gate into the property where the bees are. I will have a few signs up.
From Pismo take Price Canyon Rd, turn left before the railroad tracks, onto Corral de Piedra.

May Apiary Visit

Central Coast Beekeepers’ Alliance Meeting
Monday, May 15, 2017
6:00-7:30 pm
Hosted by Cynthia at
1310 San Luis Ave
Los Osos, 93402

6:00 – 7:00 Apiary Visit – lead by Summer Van Burden
7:00 – 7:30 Club Business

For the apiary visit, please bring protective clothing. The meeting will be held outside, so please bring a chair and warm clothing.

San Luis Ave is off South Bay Blvd. Landmarks: a barn and a mailbox on a large anchor chain.