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Next Bee Club- Swarm Catching Adventures, Tips, and Techniques

Join PWRBA at our May meeting, Tuesday May 9th at 7 pm at the Manassas Church of the Brethren for Swarm Catching Adventures, Tips, and Techniques

VSBA Spring Meeting- June 16 (starting at 1 pm) & 17, 2017 at Ferrum College

Get ready for the Virginia State Beekeepers Association  Summer Meeting featuring our Bee School author, Dr. Diana Sammaterro.  Registration will be available on the VSBA website and via the VSBA newsletter soon. VSBA Spring Meeting- June 16 (starting at 1 pm) & 17, 2017 at Ferrum College, 215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, Virginia 24088  This […]

Attend a regional or national beekeeping meeting in 2017

Consider attending a regional or National conference in 2017!  Lots to chose from- here is a sample Young Harris Beekeeping Institute  May 10th- May 13th 2017 in Georgia (includes Welsh Honey Judge training) Virginia State Beekeepers Association– June 17-18th, 2017 at Ferrum College Heartland Apicultural Society  July 2017 in Evansville, IN Eastern Apicultural Society 2017 […]

PWRBA Club Meeting Swarm Prevention and Splits

Join us on Tuesday March 14th at 7 pm for our regular business meeting followed by a presentation on Swarm Management (with Karla) and Splits- How To (with Diana) Peak Cherry Blossom time is generally the beginning of swarm season in this area.  As of now, it is predicted to be March 15th- significantly earlier […]

Resources- Swarm Management, Nucs, and More

Your PWRBA website has a wealth of information on it.  Have you checked out our RESOURCES page? A few timely resources for our early 2017 swarm season are posted below from the Swarm Management, Splits and Nucs link Make a nuc in 8 minutes or less: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEUlbcV7MsE Swarm Management (a great comprehensive booklet) Nucs- Nuts […]

EAS aka Bee Camp comes to the Mid Atlantic in 2017 and 2018

Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) is the largest non commercial beekeeping organization in the country.  The EAS annual summer meeting (held W-F) short course (held M and T) and honey show (W-F) will be in the mid Atlantic area in both 2017 and in 2018! July 31- Aug. 4th  in Newark, DE in 2017 and August […]

PWRBA Bee School applications CLOSED. Consortium classes available

APPLICATIONS FOR BEE SCHOOL 2017 ARE NOW CLOSED Please see list of other classes as part of the Northern Virginia Teaching Consortium here:  http://pwrbeekeepers.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/2017-Practical-Beekeeping-for-Beginners-Classes.pdf

2017 PWRBA Membership Dues

Membership dues are due now – CLICK HERE for 2017 Membership Form, we will be looking for mentors, and all sorts of other good things.

PWRBA Bee and Beekeeping Photo calendar

The PWRBA  Bee and Beekeeping Photo calendar is here and BETTER THAN EVER with photos PWRBA club members have submitted. There are still some for sale.Calendars are $23 – Please order directly from the now Mrs. Lynne (Hewitt) White at 703-994-1769  or she will bring extras to the next club meeting.

January 10 2017- Pot Luck Dinner Meeting with Theme Tables for Discussion and Socializing

Start the new year right with PWRBA’s January meeting on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017. Join the fun with a POT LUCK DINNER with “theme” tables including: Nucs and splits (Karla) Woodenware (Dave) Winter tasks (John) Beginning beekeeping (Sandra and Tucker) Pests and diseases (Diana) Honey and hive products (George) Future program planning (Tracy and Louise) […]