The Beekeepers' Guild of Southeast Virginia meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM. Due to current mitigations to reduce the Spread of COVID-19, we will be having our monthly meeting via virtual-based utilizing Zoom virtual meeting platform to conduct the meeting.  To attend our meetings, on meeting day follow the link Please allow some extra time as the Zoom site may require updates. You can log in 30 minutes prior to meeting start time.

Meetings are very informal, lasting 1½ to 2 hours. They consist of an educational program followed by a business meeting; both are 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 2021 Topics:

January 11, 2021- Open forum (Question and Answer) discussion (Virtual)

February 8, 2021-  HiveForensics with Hive Detective Pam Fisher (Virtual)

March 8, 2021- Spring ColonyManagement (incl. Splits/Swarms)  - Erin Forbes (Virtual)

April 12, 2021- Questions and Answers with ApiaryStations of different types of hives (Virtual)

May 10, 2021- How to Make Honey - Dr. Rick Fell (Virtual)

June 14, 2021-  Pest of the Hive and Control/Treatment Options - Zac Lamas (Virtual)

July 17, 2021 - Extractaganza

August 9, 2021 - Bee Removal and Strange Places Bees Live - Jay Houk (Virtual)

September 13, 2021 - Honey Bee Fall ColonyManagement & Treatment - Dr. James Wilson (Virtual)

October 11, 2021Winter Preparation" and for new beekeepers and Beekeeping Best Management Practices in the 757 area - Dennis Heidenthal

November 8, 2021

December 13, 2021 -