The bees are slowing down for the season, but the club is heating up! Things to remember and maybe act on in the next few weeks: Book Sale — Get your copy of Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honeybees by Malcolm Sanford for the low price of $12.50. (We need 16
Explore the world of honey bees and steps to becoming a beekeeper at the “Beginner Beekeeper Short Course”. This course will allow the participants to receive a complete perspective of the process and expense involved with keeping honey bees as a hobby or alternative farm enterprise. It should allow the
Bees are not the only important pollinators; bats also do their part! Come learn about bats at the Lubee Bat Festival on Saturday, 10/25/14 from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The Gainesville Area Bee Club will be on hand to educate people about honey bees too, of course, and many other local, environmental
Are you new to beekeeping? Do you want to learn the basics so you can get started with your first hive this spring? Gainesville Area Bee Club is partnering with Santa Fe College’s Community Education Program to bring back our popular Introduction to Beekeeping class this fall! Topics will include basic honey
If you have not purchased a copy of Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees, now’s your chance to buy one at a discount, while helping the club make a few bucks for outreach. At the November and December meetings, see Cecelia Young to place your order for only $12.50/book. Please
This beautiful stepping stone was made by GAB Member, Cindy Diehl, and generously donated to the club for a raffle. It will make a unique addition to someone’s apiary or garden! Tickets may be purchased at the beginning of the October meeting, and the raffle will be held at the
The final class will cover pests and honey tasting. Meet in room 2218 of the UF Entomology Building, 1881 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville.
This week’s class will be about beekeeping equipment. Meet in room 2218 of the UF Entomology Building, 1881 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville.
This week’s class will be a field trip to Dadant’s bee supply in High Springs. Please meet at the store, 17074 NW 188th St., High Springs, FL. http://www.dadant.com/
GAB is bringing back our popular class for beginning beekeepers! The class will be presented through Santa Fe College’s Enrich Fall B Community Ed program; http://www.sfcollege.edu/cied/communityed/. The group will meet four times. This week’s class will cover Bee Biology. Class will meet in room 2218 of the UF Entomology Building, 1881