Our next meeting will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019**
General Meeting: 7:00pm
Location: Mount Olive Lutheran Church (Shilling Hall)
3561 Foothill Boulevard
La Crescenta, CA 91214
Please bring something for the raffle!
**The meetings of the Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association (LACBA) are open to the public. Everyone is welcome. Please see the draft agenda in the email below and send any requests to add or revise agenda items to our president firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the meeting.
General Meeting - 7pm
Introduce the Board
Jon Reese - President
Kevin Heydman – Vice President
Merrill Kruger - Secretary
Bill Rathfelder - Treasurer
El Rey Ensch – Member at Large
Select raffle ticket seller
Index cards for questions
Recognize new members and/or guests
Main Meeting Topic
7 minute - Experienced beekeeper - My first 2 years as a beekeeper; mistakes, trials, tribulations, and problems.
Main Speaker - Theodore Payne Foundation
Secretary's Report - Merrill
LA Zoo, Honey Tasting – 6 weekends (March to April)
Eaton Canyon Nature Center, Once Day Event – June
UCCE Master Gardeners of Orange County presents: Exploring Beekeeping https://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=26715
Package Update - Month 11
What are you seeing in your hives?
What’s Blooming in your area?
Q & A (answer questions from index cards)
When: Sunday, March 10, 2019**
Location: The Valley Hive
10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Parking for Class: Please park on Topanga Canyon Blvd. No parking restrictions on Sundays.
Time: Gates and Check in open @ 8:30am. Class Starts @ 9am and will run until Noon.
You must have a paid 2019 LACBA Membership
Bring a notebook and pen/pencil to take notes
Seating is limited. If you want a chair you should bring one with you
Positive attitude with a willingness to learn!
Price: This class is free! (Suggested donation of $20 per person per class or $100 for all 8 classes. LACBA is a 501c3, your donation is tax deductible.)
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
Class# 2: Sunday March 10, 2019 from 9am to noon
Registration is Required
Class Topic: What to plant in a bee friendly garden. The importance of well-built hive equipment. How to build/assemble your own Hive Equipment. The life cycle of the colony and basic bee biology. How to install a package or nuc of bees into your equipment.
Save the Date(s):
LACBA Meeting March 4, 2019
LACBA Beekeeping 101 - 2nd class for 2019 is on Sunday March 10, 2019 (Registration is Required)
LA Zoo - Honey Tasting - 6 Weekends (March-April)
LACBA Meeting April 1, 2019
LACBA Beekeeping 101 - 3rd Class for 2019 is on Sunday April 14, 2019 (Registration is Required)
UCCE Master Gardner's of Orange County: Exploring Beekeeping on Thursday May 9, 2019
Eaton Canyon Nature Center - June 2019