GCBA News

Nov. 5, 2016: Plain City, Ohio – OSBA Annual Fall Conference

Register by Oct. 28! The Ohio State Beekeepers Association is holding its annual Fall Conference at Tolles Career & Technical Center in Plain City, Ohio. Based on past attendance, and the central Ohio location, they anticipate attendance of over 400 beekeepers. The powerhouse line-up of guest speakers includes Jamie Ellis, Steve Repasky, Alex Zomchek, Reed Johnson and others.

May 2017 GCBA Annual Field Day Conference

Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association 7th Annual Field Day Conference Keynote Speaker Dr. Thomas Seely is a professor in biology at the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at the Cornell University in Ithica, New York. A renowned author and bee expert, his current book is Following the Wild Bees. Free Parking  •  Rain or Shine Saturday, […]

Ohio developing plan to protect pollinators

In September and October meetings in different Ohio counties, you’ll have the opportunity to help the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative develop a plan to improve the health of Ohio pollinators.

June 4, 2016 – Lorain County Beekeepers Annual Field Day

Lorain County Beekeepers Association is proud to announce the 22nd Annual Field Day. Join us Saturday, June 4 and hear guest speaker/bee activist Rich Wieske! Weiske is co-owner of Green Toe Gardens and manages over 100 colonies in Detroit and Southeast Oakland County. He has mentored many through his classes, workshops and presentations nationwide. Also […]

Please Fill Out National Colony Loss and Management Survey in April

We know it is one of the busiest times of the year for beekeepers and we thank you for taking valuable time from your colonies to participate in the National Colony Loss and Management Survey created by the Bee Informed Partnership and sponsored by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

2017 GCBA Educational Scholarship

Open to all youth, ages 9 – 18. To Apply: Write a 500 word essay on “Why I want to be a beekeeper and submit the additional material as described on app form.