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May 2020 Virtual Guild Meeting

Our regular in-person Guild Meeting has been canceled. We will be hosting a virtual meeting demonstrating splits on Zoom: Topic: Same Yard Split by Ian - Walk Away Split by AmandaJoin Zoom Meeting:https://us04web.zoom.us/j/73503414814?pwd=SFI5MTNiMGFKUEFFcnBlMUc0OEdSUT09 Meeting ID: 735 0341 4814Password: 091086ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS: Go to Zoom.com and set up a free account with your name and email address. It takes 5-10 minutes. Please […]

August 2020 Guild Meeting & Special Presenter

El Rio Mobile Home Park 2120 N. Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

Special Guest Speaker: Jeremy Rose, Author of Beekeeping in Coastal California and owner of The California Bee Company Seasonal Management

September 2020 Guild Meeting

El Rio Mobile Home Park 2120 N. Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

Presenter: Joe, Guild VP / Beekeeper Fall / Winter Prep - Pests, Feeding

October 2020 Guild Meeting

El Rio Mobile Home Park 2120 N. Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

Presenters: Dick Vennerbeck, Raffle Meister Angie Aragon & Paula Toledo, Beekeepers and Purveyors of Practical Hive Products Helpful Bee Keeping Hacks, Value Added Products From the Hive + DIY Recipes

November 2020 Guild Meeting

El Rio Mobile Home Park 2120 N. Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

Presenter: Bodo Langen, Educator & Beekeeper Extraordinaire Esoteric and Exoteric Aspects of Living with Bees

December 2020 Guild Meeting

El Rio Mobile Home Park 2120 N. Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

Presenters/Hosts: Amanda, PresidentPaula, TreasurerHarry Schoenfeld, Woodcarver, Beekeeper Holiday Potluck Party; Silent Auction; The Canadian Beekeeper Video

March Zoom Meeting – Meredith May, Author

Online Zoom Meeting

6:30 - 7:15 Emily will talk about SWARMS, why they happen, and how to collect one successfully 7:15 - 8:30 Guest Speaker Meredith May, Author of The Honey Bus and 5th Generation Beekeeper

April Zoom Meeting

Installing Nucs and Packages / Mite Prevention Amanda presenting

May Zoom Meeting

Purpose of Splits - The How and the Why Breaking Mite Cycle - Avoiding Swarms Ian and Amanda Presenting

Quest Speaker Tucka Saville

"Long Live the Queen: tips and tricks." Its all about queen handling, introduction and other practicalities around Queens. Tucka's Bio: "Bzz! I run about 300 colonies in Upstate NY and South Florida. My business, Tucka Bee LLC, sprung from 100 swarm traps in the south. My primary mentors are Mike Palmer in upstate Vermont and […]