Past Topics

To see past meeting outlines and topic info go to the Resources page.

How to get started   
Why keep bees & morphs
Splitting Hives
Installing Bee Packages
Swarm Prevention 
Honey Extraction
Setting up NUCs
Fall Feeding
Beekeeping in Ecuador
Winter Preparation

 Set Your Calendars

When: Sat, June 2, 7:30am – 6:00pm
Where: Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St, Lawrence, KS 66046, United States 
Description: "Day of Workshops, Keynote Speaker, Swarm Demo., Lunch & Honey Ice Cream

Did you know that Johnson County Community College offers a few levels of beekeeping courses?

The 2018 JCCC Continuing Education course information is available here.


Nancy Moore of Blueville Nursery will be the guest speaker for the April Meeting. Topic: Garden Planting for Pollinators.

"Honey Bee Biology and Hive Management Tips". It will be held April 18th, 7 pm at Free State High School in Lawrence. Please consider attending to benefit local youth and get some timely tips. More info HERE or go to Anthony's Beehive




Meeting Topics

January- Splits, and Swarms

February - State Requirements for Honey Sales

-KDA Speaker

March - What should I be doing this month with my bees?  Open Forum- Bring your questions?

April - Speaker: Nancy Moore. Planning for Pollinators

May - Hive Inspections - Hands on Inspections

Please bring your veil and suit.

June - Honey Extraction

July - Hive Pests and Diseases

August -  What should I be doing this month with my bees?
Winter Preparations
Hive Inspection Demonstration - Hands-on Inspections 
September - What should I be doing this month with my bees? Fall feeding.

October 7th- Social at Paul's Place

     Rain Date Oct. 14

December- Honey Tasting and Treats

Monthly Meetings

2nd Tuesday of Each Month at 7 pm @ Sunset Zoo


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