All about Varroa — August. 10th Meeting

Thursday,  August 10th 
Santa Margarita Community Hal
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9610 Murphy Ave (cross of “I” St, next to the library)
Everyone invited to the Thursday meeting.
Social mixer begins at 6 PM
Mike Lindsey will present  Varroa Mite Strategy and Management
Varroa Mites are the most severe issue facing Central Coast Bees.   Learn strategies and managements practiced by veteran beekeeper Mike Lindsey to respond to the threat posed by Varroa. 

Do YOUR homework:   download and read the Honeybee Health Coalition guide to Varroa management, https://honeybeehealthcoalition.org/resources/varroa-management/

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.

July 13th CCBA Meeting

“Beekeeping in the Summer Transitions”
Santa Margarita Community Hall
9610 Murphy Ave (Cross of I St, next to the library)
Social Mixer begins at 6 PM

May June Newsletter

Click here for the May/June Newsletter

Thursday, June 8th Alliance Meeting

Meeting at the Santa Margarita Community Hall
( 9610 Murphy, Cross of I St, next to the Library)
Thursday, June 8th, social mixer begins at 6 PM
Our program topic will be “Honey Harvest”

May 11th CCBA meeting

Colony splits, divisions and queen introduction

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

April Meeting Bees and Blooms

Our April meeting will be hosted by Anna Rempel on Thursday, April 13 from 6 to 8 at the Oak Creek Commons Great Room, 635 Nicklaus Dr. Paso Robles

Anna Rempel founded the Central Coast Bee Alliance in late 2013, assisted in her vision by the late Rob Kimmell. Her special interest in the relationship of our honeybees to our abundant spring flowers will be the topic of our April meeting.

Bring a tin soup can to hold the Black Sage starts we will be preparing as a hand-on activity during the meeting.

Oak Creek Commons is on Nicklaus St opposite Pat Butler Elementary. Park on the street and walk to the Great Room.

Queens and Splits in Early Spring

Central Coast Beekeeper Alliance Meeting
Thursday, March 9th
Santa Margarita Community Hall