Hi, All! Our club treasurer, Susan Harris, made the front page! http://www.gainesville.com/news/20161024/beekeeper-groups-push-for-uf-bee-research-facility
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Nice blog post from local student writer — features Janice Garry and Susan Harris as local experts! https://twogreenthumbsupblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/17/keeping-bees-in-cities-can-benefit-threatened-populations/
Ken and Cecelia Young with the graduates of the Prison Beekeeping Program 2016. Congratulations!!
Ken and Cecelia Young smiling with the two newest graduates from the Bee Class Prison Program — congratulations to all, from the Gainesville Area Bee Club!
Hello, Everyone! The end-of-year meeting for the Gainesville Area Bee Club is this Thursday, December 3rd, from 7:00-9:00. The final meeting of the year is a potluck (sign up sheet is here: http://bit.ly/1Q73iM6). We’ll briefly discuss the state of the club (especially officers) then spend the rest of the evening enjoying
Extracted Honey – judged by Cecilia Young Commended: Daniel Slone Novice Honey – judged by Will Boggs Very Highly Commended: Daniel Slone Commended: Janice Garry Black Jar Honey – judged by Cecilia Young and Will Boggs First Prize: Margy Cox Second Prize: Duane and Cindy Diehl Third
Hi, GABC Members! Cecelia Young is helping the Union County Beekeepers get started with their first raffle. We’ve decided to lend a hand by supporting them for our May meeting raffle. This raffle is for a 5 frame nuc with box. The nuc was donated by a by Union County
Hello, GABC Members and Friends! Our next meeting is this Thursday, May 7th. Tomas Bustamante, a graduate student in Dr. Jamie Ellis’s lab, will speak about his favorite subject, honey bee morphometrics. His talk will feature microscopic images of honey bees. At the June meeting, the Gainesville Area Bee Club
Ricardo has about 10 nucs available for $140 each: You get 5 frames of brood, (or 4 frames plus a honey frame), a queen, and you get to keep the “nice” nuc box complete with migratory cover and screened bottom board. You can also get other combinations upon request. If
Hang on to your hats (veils), there are some fun things headed your way for our monthly meetings! In April, Ricardo Diaz will talk with us about beekeeping in Honduras. Ricardo is studying beekeeping with Gary VanCleef for several months and we are lucky enough to have him coming to