Category Archives: Club News

Meeting Reminder: March 5th

Vince and Cynthia Alderman will be sharing information about their window-placed observation hive.  Yes, they have a hive that sits in their kitchen window! The bees come and go through a tube. Here are two short videos from inside the hive:  alderman_windowobshiveinmotion  the queen’s retinue — alderman_windowobshivequeenretinue It is fascinating, and

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

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