A Note from the President

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL HONEY MONTH!  Honey.  What is honey?  The New World Dictionary of the American Language says it's a thick, sweet, syrupy substance that bees make as food from the nectar of flowers and store in honeycombs.  Honey is certainly nature's delicacy.  It is the only sweetener that is … Read more about A Note from the President

August is for Mite monitoring

August is not a month for much bee work. It is too hot and colonies can be a bit testy. Keep water nearby and give them some supplemental shade in the afternoon if you are concerned. August however is for mite monitoring -  the month to determine how the bees are doing with keeping a lid on varroa … Read more about August is for Mite monitoring

A Note from the President

  We had a great picnic this year at the OSU Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture.  It was a warm day, however we had plenty of shade and  a nice breeze at times.  It was a nice time to get together with other beekeepers and tell some big stories.  We did get the chance to learn about … Read more about A Note from the President

A Note from the President

The website is up and going thanks to Erin Olmon. SO MANY THANKS to Erin. She is a gracious lady who volunteered her time to design our website for free. Our THANKS to Trevor Riches for all the meetings and time he put into the site. Thank you also to the board, Bunny, Patricia, and Emily. We … Read more about A Note from the President