Illiana Beepkeepers Events

Everyone is welcome at our monthly meetings and they are held (2nd Wed. each month 6:30pm) at the American Legion Post 101, located at 108 1/2 Commercial, Lowell, IN.  Bring a friend!!!  Get notifications of our meetings by signing up for our newsletter/emailing list located on our "home page".

November 14th, 2018

November Meeting

6:30p-8:30p

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November 14th, 2018

November Meeting

 

  • Jim Brent Guest Speaker
  • a Primer to Understanding Pheromone Communication- Jerry Gordon
  •  Bee Anatomy-Greg Breitzke
  • Beekeepers Swap Meet
  • A Sweet Treat from Roger Watkins
  • 6:30p-8:30p
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6:30p-8:30p

December 12th, 2018

December Meeting

6:30p-8:30p

American Legion Post 101, Lowell

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December 12th, 2018

December Meeting

  • Checkerboarding for Swarm Control, Guest Speaker  David Hocutt, David resides in Carmel Indiana, a hobbyist beekeeper with twenty hives and life member of the BOI.  Serves on the Education Committee of the BOI. He is also a member of the Central Indiana Beekeepers Association Core Group.  He has been keeping bees for a total of twenty years, fourteen years in North Carolina and six years in Indiana. He completed the University of Montana’s Master Beekeeping program in June of 2016. David was also certified as an Eastern Apicultural Society Master Beekeeper in August of 2018. David has a tenet that an educated beekeeper is a successful beekeeper and he strives to educate beekeepers  at every level. He also visits elementary schools, retirement villages, libraries, and anywhere that asks him to inform the public regarding bees and what they can do to help pollinators.  
  • Bee Anatomy

6:30p-8:30p

American Legion Post 101, Lowell

January 9th, 2019

January Meeting

6:30p-8:30p

American Legion Post 101, Lowell

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January 9th, 2019

January Meeting

  • Speaker Jerry Gordon --Understanding Pheromone Communication
  • Speaker Jerry Gordon  -- Winter Starvation Prevention
  • Bee Anatomy
  • Beekeepers Swap Meet
  • A Sweet Treat from Roger Watkins
  • 6:30p-8:30p
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6:30p-8:30p

American Legion Post 101, Lowell

February 13th, 2019

February Meeting

6:30p-8:30p

American Legion Post 101, Lowell

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February 13th, 2019

February Meeting

  • Understanding Hive Components
  • Bee Anatomy

6:30p-8:30p

American Legion Post 101, Lowell

March 13th, 2019

March Meeting

6:30p-8:30p

American Legion Post 101, Lowell

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March 13th, 2019

March Meeting

  • Preparing your woodware
  • Site selection for new hives

6:30p-8:30p

American Legion Post 101, Lowell

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