Meetings & Events

Come see what the buzz is all about!

We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at the Rocky River Nature Center, 24000 Valley Parkway, North Olmsted, OH 44070.

Doors open at 6:30pm for refreshments and conversation. Meeting begins at 7:00pm.

2019 Meetings & Events

August 14, 2019
Where is your hive now and where does it need to be?

Beekeeper Allyson May, GCBA Treasurer, will discuss hive health evaluation and what beekeepers may watch for to prevent late season swarms. Resources, equipment configurations, food stores and options will be discussed.

September 11, 2019
Overwintering Honey Bees in Northeast Ohio

Denzil St. Clair, Owner of Queen Right Colonies in Spencer, will discuss all aspects of, and considerations to, over winter honey bee hives in Northeast Ohio. How to prepare, when and if to open hives, what should have been done and what you can still do to prepare.

October 9, 2019
Reading the Frames

Landi Simone is a EAS Master Beekeeper and beekeeping educator. We will review and discuss her presentation from a previous EAS conference as it relates to beekeeping in northeast Ohio.

November 13, 2019
All you want to know about propolis

Jeannie Saum, Beepothecary owner, will discuss methods of propolis collection, washing and cleaning. She will share information regarding health benefits of propolis and value added products you can make.

December 11, 2019
How Was Your Year in Beekeeping?

Come and discuss your 2019 problems and triumphs with fellow beekeepers. Bring a covered dish to share for our annual potluck. Public welcome.


Events of Interest Held by Other Organizations

Nov. 3
Ohio State Beekeepers Association Fall Conference


Are you interested in speaking?
We invite you to contact us. Speaking opportunities are available for you and/or your organization.