Events

Date Topic of Discussion Presenter(s) Location & Time
January 16 Planning Meeting Members Souza’s in Oak Ridge, 6 PM
February 20 Tennessee Naturescapes Spring Planting

Next in the hive:

Building a hive box

Laurie McCalister

Don Sobczak

Clinton Community Center

7-9 PM

 

February 25 TBA Board Meeting Representatives of ACBA Lebanon, TN 1 PM
March 20 Catching Swarms

Field Day Prep

Next in the hive:

Preparing for the nectar flow

AC Mann

Cathy and Rick Lowden

 

Clinton Community Center

7-9 PM

April 1 Field Day All Members Erin’s Meadow Herb Farm

10-4

April 17 Q&A

Bring Your Beekeeping Questions

Presentation of FIRST LEGO League environmental problem solution

 

Anderson County Agriculture Extension

 

Jefferson Middle School LEGO League

Clinton Community Center

7-9 PM

May22 Preparing honey for the fair

Next in the hive:

How to install a queen

 Cathy Lowden Clinton Community Center

7-9 PM

 

 

 

June 19

Feeding and Medicating: an update on new medicating laws

 

 Michael Wilson Clinton Community Center

7-9 PM

July Anderson County Fair All Members Anderson County Fairgrounds
July 17 Cooking with Honey TBD TBD
August 21 Cleaning and prepping wax

Next in the hive:

Varroa mites and treatments

Cathy Lowden Clinton Community Center

7-9 PM

September TN Valley Fair ACBA Representatives Chilhowee Park Knoxville, TN
September 18 State of the Bee Address

Next in the hive:

Fall feeding

 

Mike Studer

 

Clinton Community Center

7-9 PM

 

 

Oct TBA Fall Conference ACBA Representatives Cookeville

 

 

 

 

October 16

Pot Luck Supper & Elections

 

Members Clinton Community Center

7-9 PM

November 20 Beginner Beekeeping School for 2017 Members Clinton Community Center

6-9 PM

December Christmas Party All Members TBD