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

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: Swarm Management (a great comprehensive booklet) Nucs- Nuts […]

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:

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) […]

Special Event with Landi Simone Sat. November 12th

The Northern Virginia Beekeepers Association (NVBA) invite you to a special event featuring Landi Simone on “Reading the Frames” and “Timing It, Managing your bees for optimal health and maximum honey production” as well as a virtual tour of the tools and methods of Virginia’s own Sustainable Honey Bee program. November 12th from 9-1 at […]

PWRBA with special guest Dr. Meghan Milbrath- Tue. Oct. 18th at 7 pm

Join PWRBA for this special event with Dr. Meghan Milbrath talking about colony loss over winter and managing mites.  We have rented the gymnasium so there is plenty of room for guests.  She recently has written a series of articles on why bees die over winter in the American Bee Journal as well as a […]