GCBA News

June – Bee Treatment Plans

Phil Bartosh – June Hi everyone. June has been a strange month, swarm stuff appears to slowing down, we have had 12 days over 80, a few in the 90’s. only 6 days of rain, even had a few mornings in the 50’s. Time to look at your treatment plans and treat for mites, as […]

Swarm Month – May

Phil Bartosh on Swarms in May. Hi everyone. May has been swarm month, during inspections in May I have have found 30 to 40 swarms cells, found hives that appear to be queen less most likely because the hive swarmed, All the local clubs stress inspections every 7 to 10 days. If you inspect every […]

Let the pollinating begin: Lakewood City Council approves beekeeping ordinance

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — There’s a buzz in Lakewood after City Council last week passed a beekeeping ordinance. “It’s a long time in the making that took a lot of work, with input from the community, including actual beekeepers,” Ward 2 City Councilman Jason Shachner said. “We even had the county apiary inspector give some comments […]

Baldwin Wallace at the Bee Barn

Baldwin Wallace Professor Andrew Merwin and his Biology class spent Tuesday afternoon (10/6) working a colony of bees with members of GCBA at the Cuyahoga County Fairground bee yard.