NORTHERN VIRGINIA BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION 

Upcoming events

    • 02 Feb 2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • 23 Feb 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • St Stephen & St Agnes School, 400 Fontaine Street Alexandria, Va 22302
    • 2
    Register

    Class will be held 12pm - 4pm. This four day course will introduce beekeeping basics such as Honey Bee biology, beekeeping equipment, basic colony management, pests, apiary location and local laws. You will be prepared to order equipment and bees, get started beekeeping in spring and care for your bees through the first year. There will also be a hands on apiary session in March/April which will be scheduled as weather permits.

    • 11 Feb 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mason District Government Center

     Membership vote for Board of Directors 

    Speakers: Maria Velikonja and Jonna Sanders will demo the AZ Slovenian beehive. The AZ hive is opened like a cabinet and is fully accessible, used by disabled beekeepers in Europe.  See article written by Maria at:

     https://mgnv.org/2020/01/01/keeping-honeybees/?fbclid=IwAR2uWbYPRBCOvTjmHxE2dVpwet6qHS1iqhdGb1eBYrc0Ssw8OeAq2mwyhqo

    7:00pm Meeting

    Mason District Government Center

    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

    • 31 Mar 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mason District Government Center

     

    7:00pm Meeting

    Mason District Government Center

    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

    • 28 Apr 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mason District Government Center

     

    7:00pm Meeting

    Mason District Government Center

    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

    • 26 May 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mason District Government Center

     

    7:00pm Meeting

    Mason District Government Center

    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

    • 23 Jun 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mason District Government Center

     

    7:00pm Meeting

    Mason District Government Center

    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

    • 28 Jul 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mason District Government Center

     

    7:00pm Meeting

    Mason District Government Center

    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

    • 25 Aug 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mason District Government Center

     

    7:00pm Meeting

    Mason District Government Center

    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

    • 29 Sep 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mason District Government Center

     

    7:00pm Meeting

    Mason District Government Center

    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

    • 27 Oct 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mason District Government Center

     

    7:00pm Meeting

    Mason District Government Center

    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

    • 24 Nov 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mason District Government Center

     

    7:00pm Meeting

    Mason District Government Center

    6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

Past events

14 Jan 2020 January NVBA Meeting - James Wilson VTech Extension Apiculturist Please note different date!
12 Jan 2020 Beginning Beekeeping Jan 12 & 19 Class
26 Nov 2019 November NVBA Meeting - Neat Beekeeping Equipment and emergency bee feeding
16 Nov 2019 So you want to keep bees? - A information session on beekeeping requirements - Nov 16
23 Oct 2019 October NVBA Meeting - Note Wed date! Anne Fraser - “What Happens to Beehives in Winter and How to Winterize Them.”
24 Sep 2019 September NVBA Meeting - 2019 American Honey Queen, Hannah Sjostrom and NVBA black jar honey contest
27 Aug 2019 August NVBA Meeting - Bret Fisher, Chestnut Glen Bees - queen rearing and maintaining nucs year round.
23 Jul 2019 July NVBA Meeting - No Meeting!!
25 Jun 2019 June NVBA Meeting -Jamie Ellis, PhD, U of Florida - What is killing Honey Bees and what can we do about it?
28 May 2019 May NVBA Meeting - Dr. Troy Baker (MD) - venom allergies, Keith Tignor - State Apiarist - hive inspection for bee sales
30 Apr 2019 April NVBA Meeting - Dr. Samuel Ramsey - Varroa Destructor & Tropilalax mite
26 Mar 2019 March NVBA Meeting - Steve Rapasky - Swarm Management
26 Feb 2019 February NVBA Meeting - Ms Swathi Veerialli - Lotions & Potions, Mr. John Orr - Fight the Bite and NVBA Budget presentation
10 Feb 2019 Beginning Beekeeping Feb 10, 17, 24 & Mar 3 Class
29 Jan 2019 Jan 29 Mtg Cancelled due to Inclement Weather!! We hope to reschedule Dr Ramsey!
12 Jan 2019 Beginning Beekeeping Jan 12, 19, 26 & Feb 2 Class
15 Dec 2018 So you want to keep bees? - A short intro to beekeeping requirements - Dec 15 Class
29 Nov 2018 November NVBA Meeting - Parks Talley - “Hives the Warm Way” and using a Snelgrove board to prevent swarming
25 Oct 2018 October NVBA Meeting - Note Thursday date!! - Bob Wellemeyer - wax products
25 Sep 2018 September NVBA Meeting - Swathi Veeravalli - making lotions and products from the hive
28 Aug 2018 August NVBA Meeting -
24 Jul 2018 July - No NVBA Meeting!!
26 Jun 2018 June NVBA Meeting - Varroa Mite Testing and Treatment - Tim Schuler
22 May 2018 May NVBA Meeting - All about Raising Russian Bees - Richland Honey Bees
24 Apr 2018 April NVBA Meeting
27 Mar 2018 March NVBA Meeting - Margaret Chatham - Blooms for Bees: Providing Pollen and Nectar Beyond the Spring and Beth McClelland - Hive Inspections
27 Feb 2018 February NVBA Meeting - Brenda Kiessling - Raising Osmia (orchard bees)- VOTING for NVBA Board of Directors
23 Jan 2018 January NVBA Meeting - Mike Church, Late Winter - Early Spring Hive Management
14 Jan 2018 Beginning Beekeeping Jan 14 & 21 Class
09 Dec 2017 Beginning Beekeeping Dec 9 & 16 Class
07 Dec 2017 December NVBA Meeting - Dr. Jay Evans - Bee Research Lab
14 Nov 2017 November NVBA Meeting - Note the earlier date!! Dr. Nancy Ostiguy
26 Sep 2017 September NVBA Meeting Dr. Kirsten Traynor - Varroa: Bilogy, Control and Virus Transmission
22 Aug 2017 August NVBA Meeting - Getting Ready for Winter - Bruce Jackabon
31 Jul 2017 EAS 2017
25 Jul 2017 July - No NVBA Meeting!!
27 Jun 2017 June NVBA Meeting Kelly Kulhanek from U of MD Entomology
23 May 2017 May NVBA Meeting with Bill Bundy
25 Apr 2017 April NVBA Meeting - Impromptu questions and answers on hive management
28 Mar 2017 March NVBA Meeting - Open Board of Directors Meeting
08 Mar 2017 Dewey Caron - Some Good News about Bees!
28 Feb 2017 February NVBA Meeting - Maggie Mills - Products of the Hive ..... Hands On: Dead Out Analysis
25 Feb 2017 Beginning Beekeeping Feb 25 & Mar 4 Class
24 Jan 2017 January NVBA Meeting - Winter Feeding
15 Jan 2017 Beginning Beekeeping Jan 15 & 22 Class
12 Nov 2016 Learning with Landi
05 Nov 2016 Introduction to Beginning Beekeeping

Contact Us 

nvba@novabees.org


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