Our recent class, "Helping Your Hives Thrive and Grow", was very well received. Thank you to all who attended, and the instructors and helpers. Check out our Facebook page and group for photos and comments.
During the class we did a brief demonstration of Randy Oliver's Extended Oxalic Acid mite treatment. Please see here for more information.
If you're looking for more information on IPM and pest management, take a look at our Hive Health pages.
There's a Social Hive Dive this Sunday, May 22, in Salinas. This is a members-only event - current members will receive directions and details via email.
The next General Meeting is Tuesday, June 5th at 7 PM. Tentative topics will include a presentation by Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority and Steve Mink on potential collaborations between GBA and OSA for demonstration pollinator gardens and beehive installations.
Our recent cleanup session at the OSA Pajaro site was a big success. Steve Mink has already installed a top bar hive at the site! Check out our Facebook page and group for photos and comments.
Our next paid class is "Harvesting and Hive Products" on Sunday, June 12th. Click here for more information.