Sharing, mentoring, educating and helping each other for the sake of the bees!
2017 Meeting Schedule
Our meetings bring together the wisdom of seasoned beekeepers as well as newbees just getting started and even those still in the phase of considering. All meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month and are free and open to the public, we look forward to you joining us!
Welcome back all members to a new season; how fast it went! Forget that cabin fever and come on out to join us on Thursday, February 16 for the first meeting of the year.
What’s going on in the hive during the deep winter?
Do the bees need nourishment?
Newbee? Join us to get started with the right information
Meetings are on the third Thursday of the month at the Scottville Senior Center, 140 S. Main St.
PLEASE NOTE – New Time! At the Center’s request, meetings will now be held 6:30 to 8:30 pm.
You don’t need to be a beekeeper to attend – newbees and wannabees welcome!
Thanks so much! The year is already off and buzzing!
Session will include detailed information needed to get started as a beekeeper in Michigan, including bee biology, equipment assembly demos and bee handling methodology.
Mason County Bee Supplies will be selling equipment and supplies during the day.
There is no charge for this class but your R.S.V.P is appreciated! Contact Lenny: email@example.com or 773-320-8828
Thursday, March 16, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where we started and where we are now
Bring protective bee gear (a few hoods available)
Contact Lenny: 773-817-3181 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You bring your questions – they’ll be answered in this live demo
Inspection + Ready to Super? + Splits (even though it’s late)
Bill and Anne Mauer will be hosting this outdoor “classroom” in the midst of their sizeable apiary
4135 N. Peterson, Ludington *
Directions: from US 10, turn north onto Stiles Road. Travel about 2 miles to Victory and turn left (west).
Drive 2 miles to Peterson, turn left (south). They are the first house.
*Scottville Beekeepers brand new BANNER will be at the entrance to mark their drive!
Thursday, July 20, 6:30-8:30 pm
Regularly scheduled meeting.
* Ed Malkowski will at the Senior Center early (around 6 p.m.) to answer questions and talk bees before the meeting.
Location: Scottville Senior Center
News & Events.
Hands On Review!12th July 2017
When To Add a Second Hive Body21st June 2017
Package Colony Hive Inspection21st June 2017
MCC students restore retired principal’s dream of a nature center.14th June 2017
Join in on the upcoming “Hands On Review”
Where we started and where we are now…
Sunday, July 16 at 1:00 pm (weather permitting)
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