UPCOMING PPBA EVENTS (all are subject to change):
March 7-8 and March 14-15: PPBA Bee School.
March 31st: Your annual PPBA Dues are due by this date!
April 16th: General Membership Meeting. Topics will include spring inspections and swarm prevention, along with a Q&A session with our more experience beekeepers.
April 18th: Special Guest Speaker: Michael Palmer, a prominent Vermont keeper with over 700 hives, 40 years of experience and lots of YouTube videos about beekeeping! This special meeting will probably consist of a bee yard visit along with an afternoon and evening presentation by Mr. Palmer. More details in April’s newsletter.
June: Bee Yard Visit. Date/place TBA. If you’d like to volunteer for the June Bee Yard Visit, contact Mike Halby.
July 16th: General Membership Meeting. Guest speaker will be Dan Purvis, local beekeeper and queen expert, as well as teacher.
July 18 - 25: El Paso County Fair: PPBA will have Bee Cage with Nuc at the El Paso Fair.
August: Bee Yard Visit. Date/place TBA. If you’d like to volunteer for the August Bee Yard Visit, contact Mike Halby.
September: Extractor Demo at Bear Creek Nature Center (date/time TBA).
October 15th, Fall Harvest Festival. Honey Competitions, along with election of officers, as well as presentations on winterization and mice/pest control.