Tag Archives: 2014

Introduction to Beekeeping Class

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

Book Sale!

  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

GAB Summer Meetings

Please make note that there will be NO Gainesville Area Bee  Club meetings in July or August this year.  We will meet as usual in June and kick things back to the regular schedule beginning on September 4th.  Check back for updates and news during the summer. Join us on

Nucs delivered to club members!

It was a lovely spring day when our nuc order arrived from Dadant’s.  About ten club members eagerly waited at the entomology building for the trailer of nucs to arrive, and the transition of bees from nucs to hives went pretty smoothly.  Good luck to our new beekeepers!   In

Date change for March Meeting

Please note that the March meeting will be held on March 13th instead of the 6th.  We are postponing our meeting for the convenience of those attending Bee College on March 6-8.  Stephen Cutts, Apiary Inspector, will discuss apiary prep as we kick off the honey season.  We’ll also hear