The Beekeepers' Guild of Southeast Virginia meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM in Towne Hall, a wing of Towne Bank located at 137 Mount Pleasant Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322. (click here for directions).
Meetings are very informal, lasting 1½ to 2 hours. They consist of an educational program followed by a refreshment break and a business meeting open to the public. Our members hail from the Eastern Shore to Emporia, Moyock to Williamsburg. They are beginning beekeepers and experienced beekeeping mentors ready to assist anyone wishing to get started in beekeeping.
Please join us for socializing and the meeting whether you currently keep bees or not. Everybody is welcome!
Current 2019 Topics:
January 8, 2019 - Jonathon Brooks will be presenting a lesson on Honey Bee Subtypes and Queen Lines
February 11, 2019 - Honey Bee Swarms: Causes, Prevention and Capture
March 10, 2019 - The Medicine of Bees and Honey
April 14, 2019 -Urban Beekeeping
May 12, 2019 - You Must “Bee” Kidding! How to Inspire Kids About Honey Bees
June 9, 2019 - Varroa Mite Control and Honey Extraction Best Techniques
IN LIEU OF JULY MEETING: Saturday, July 6, 2019 - Extractaganza! Summer Picnic & Honey Extracting Party. Deep Creek Ruritan Club, 200 Luray Street, Chesapeake, VA 23323
August 12, 2019 - TBD
September 9, 2019 - TBD
October 13, 2019 - TBD
November 11, 2019 - TBD
IN LIEU OF DECEMBER MEETING: December 9, 2019 - Holiday Social, venue TBD