October Meeting Sticky

Oct
08

The October OBBA meeting is Thursday, October 16, 2014.

We meet in the Azalea Room of the Orange County Extension offices, at 7:00 p.m. The address is 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando.

The nominating committee has received a few names for the positions of President and Vice President. So if you wish to run, please reply to this email. Let us know what position you are applying for.

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September Meeting

Sep
05

The September OBBA meeting is coming soon. We meet Thursday, September 18, 2014 in the Azalea Room of the Orange County Extension offices, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando. The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m.
This months speaker is Eric Sespico, Environmental Administrator of the Division of Agricultural Environmental Services, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS).

He will be speaking on pollinator protection activities in the Department of Agriculture. This topic is crucial to all beekeepers so you don't want to miss this presentation.

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NO AUGUST OBBA MEETING!

Aug
01

Instead, join us for National Honey Bee Day, Saturday August 23, 2014 a the Orange County Extension Offices, 5021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL.

The event will be from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thank you.

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July Meeting

Jul
01

Join us in the AUDITORIUM of the Orange County Extension Offices for our July meeting. The meeting is Thursday, July 17, 2014.

We meet at 7:00 p.m. and the address is 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando.

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June Meeting

Jun
01

It's June already? Holy smokes!

Come to the Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association June meeting on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:00 in the Azalea Room of the Orange County Extension Offices. The address is 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando.

Meanwhile, don't forget to watch Chris Stalder speak (interviewed by Nick Kroger as a guest on "Joy In Our Town" on WHLV TV 52 (Brighthouse channel 22) on two topics: "Helping Floridians Understand Snakes" and "Gardening for Native Pollinators & Honey Bees" which will air on these dates:

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May Meeting and Saturday Workshop Details

May
05

The Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association May meeting is Thursday May 15, 2014 at 7:00. We will meet in the Azalea Room of the Extension Offices, 6021 S. Conway Road.

Jessica Sullivan will be speaking to us about honey bottling and cottage food rules.

ALSO!!!!!

An extraction workshop will be Saturday May 17, same location, at 9:00 a.m.

The plan now is to meet in the parking lot. We will have a net canopy set up to prevent robbing and will try to do the extraction somewhere in the vicinity of the rear of the auditorium building.

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Hive Splitting Workshop

Apr
15

Jason has scheduled a workshop for Saturday, April 19, 2014 on How to do Splits.

If you know how, please come to help and if you don't know how, please come to learn.

Saturday, April 19, 9:00 a.m. - Noon, Orange County Extension offices, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando in the back where the OBBA apiary is.

Remember the rules:

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OBBA April Meeting

Apr
01

The bad news: It's tax season!

The good news: OBBA April meeting is coming up!

Come to the April meeting, Thursday April 17, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. We meet at the Orange County Extension offices, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando. This month we meet in the Magnolia Room.

Jason is working on a guest speaker and as soon as that is confirmed, we will let you know.

See you then.

P.S. Get your taxes done!

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March Meeting

Mar
13

The March meeting has a very special speaker! We will have Tom Shupe, Wildlife Biologist from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FFWC) speak to us about bears and bees. Mr. Shupe will present a power point along with his lecture. He is available for Q&A after the presentation.

Out meeting is Thursday March 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Magnolia Room of the Orange County Extension Office, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando.

If you need beekeeping supplies, pre-order with D&J by calling them at: (352) 669-4233

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