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June 12th Monthly Meeting

Everyone Welcome!!! Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 at 6:30pm at American Legion Post 101, Lowell

  • Main Topic: 
  • What's in bloom?
  • Honey Do List:
  • Speaker TBA
  • Follow up on new hive progress
  • Beekeeeping Vocabulary
  • Mentor Group Meetings
  • 6:30p-8:30p
  • Join our Facebook page for details

WE MEET 2nd WEDNESDAY  OF EACH MONTH

at American Legion Post 101, Lowell

108 1/2 Commercial, Lowell, Indiana

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Illiana Beekeepers Alliance Benefits & Resources

Meeting Dates for 2019

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Meeting are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm, at the American Legion in Lowell, IN

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Partners in Beekeeping Program

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Our Partners in Beekeeping program offers experienced local Mentors you can team up with to build confidence and skill in your beekeeping techniques and hive management.

Find a local Mentor

Beekeeping Mentor's Exam

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Want to become a Mentor?  Take our exam and see if you've got what it takes!  We want skilled teachers and that might be you!

Take the Basic Exam here

Bringing the Families Together

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Enjoy networking and socializing with other beekeeper families in the area at our Annual Picnic and other events.

Join a Breakout Group in Your Area

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Bee Buddy:  During each meeting we break into small groups to match up people by areas and skills to share experience and exchange ideas.

Beekeepers Field Days

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Throughout the season, we have timely & informative hands on programs where you can get real-world experience at an actual Apiary brought to you by trained professionals.

Field Days Schedule

Use the clubs Honey Extractor

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Call to schedule the club honey extractor in time for your fall harvest.

Join the Illiana Beekeepers Alliance FB Group

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Join our Illiana Beekeepers Alliance Facebook group AND page to ask questions and share your beekeeping experiences!


Click here for our FB group

Swarm Removal & Rescue List

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Did you see a swarm of bees that needs removed or rescued?  This is a list of members that independently offer that service to the community.

Report a Swarm Here

Local Honey For Sale

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Genuine Local Honey for Sale.  These Beekeepers agree to sell only honey locally produced exclusively in their Apiaries.  No blending of other honey is accepted.   This is REAL & LOCAL honey!

Find REAL Honey near you

The "How to? & Where from?"

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The Doorway to learning.  Beekeeping related links where you can find and learn just about anything.

Education & Supplies

Recipes of the Illiana Beekeepers Alliance Members

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Find a honey recipe or post your secret recipes here for all to share

Honey Recipes

learn what's in bloom

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We use technology & Science to become better beekeepers.  Stay connected. 

Get the Bloomin' facts

IBA Lending Library

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We have a lending library of Beekeeping & related topics.  Club members get access with a $25. refundable deposit.

Field Training at Apiary Days

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Enjoy teaching and/or learning with others at our Field Day Events.  Applied Education is the foundation of the clubs purpose.  Learn to become a better steward of you bees.

Honey Do List:

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At each meeting, we pass out a list of things you should be doing in your hive.  It gives good solid direction to becoming a better beekeeper

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