Spring 2016 Meeting

posted Mar 7, 2016, 6:22 PM by Lanark County Beekeepers Association   [ updated Apr 4, 2016, 8:01 PM ]

The spring 2016 meeting of the LCBA will be held April 20, 7:00 p.m., at the Beckwith Community Centre, 1702 9th Line, Beckwith. Phil Laflamme will give a talk on starting hives from nucs and from splits. Dan Borges from the Tech Transfer team, and Paul Lacelle on behalf of the OBA, will be speaking about the small hive beetle. More details will follow in the Buzzette.

Notice of Workshop

posted Mar 7, 2016, 6:17 PM by Lanark County Beekeepers Association

Central Ontario Beekeepers is partnering with Farms at Work and Fleming College to present a 3-day workshop with Michael Bush on Treatment-Free Beekeeping from April 15 to 17, 2016. 

Advance registration is required or this workshop.  The full workshop schedule and registration information can be found on the COBA website:


2016 Winter Meeting

posted Feb 7, 2016, 5:53 PM by Lanark County Beekeepers Association

The winter LCBA meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 23, at 7:00 p.m. at the Ferguson Falls' Community Hall. 
Paul Waenink will be talking about how he winters his bees, and Gordon Kubanek will share his experience with top-bar hives.
Catch up on the club news and meet the new executive over coffee and snacks.

See the Buzzette below for all the details.

2015 Lanark County Beekeepers AGM

posted Oct 4, 2015, 7:51 AM by Lanark County Beekeepers Association

Along with our usual AGM fun, this year Paul has lined up two fantastic speakers that you don't want to miss!

Tuesday October 27th, 2015, 7 to 10 PM
Ferguson's Falls Community Hall, Drummond Township, ON

The agenda so far:
7pm - Welcome
7:15 Entomologist Dr James Coupland will give a talk on pollination
8:15 break
8:30 Doug McRory will give a presentation on beekeeping practices he has encountered on his travels
9:30 Elections

2015 Summer field day!

posted Aug 2, 2015, 7:02 PM by Lanark County Beekeepers Association

As a few people we talked to didnt know about it or the date we just want to remind every to MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE
2015 Summer Field Day for Beekeepers in Eastern Ontario

Sunday, August 23/15 Starting at 9:30am
At Paul Lacelle's Apiary
Eastern Ontario and Lanark County Beekeepers Associations will be hosting the field day at Paul Lacelle's home on Spruce Drive off Concession 5A, Mississippi Mills near Carleton Place.
9:30am - 10:00am - Registration
10:00am - 10:10am - Intro by Paul Lacelle
10:10am - 11:00am - Paul Kozacs, Provincial Apiarist
11:00am - 11:30am - Workshop
11:30am - 12:00 noon - Workshop
12:00 noon - 1:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm - 1:30pm - Workshop
1:30pm - 2:00pm - Workshop
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Networking, drawing door prizes and 50/50 ($5 arm's length tickets)
3:00pm - Clean-up

Suggested items to carry for this Pot Luck Event:
- your favorite dish to be shared with other beekeepers
- chair
- cup, glass, plate, knives, forks, and spoons
... and your beekeeping gears (suit, veil, smoker, gloves)

Directions from Ottawa:
Take Highway 417 West
Exit 145 for Ontario Highway 7 West toward Carleton Place/Toronto
Merge onto Highway 7 West and carry on
Turn right onto Concession Road 5A
The exact location is 126 Spruce Drive

See you there!

New Beekeeping Supply Store for the Hobby Beekeeper

posted Feb 5, 2015, 9:58 AM by Lanark County Beekeepers Association

Paul Lacelle has recently opened a "new" beekeeping supply store geared primarily to hobby beekeeper with very reasonable pricing.
Paul will be selling "Ontario Inspected Nucs" for the 2015 season. Order early to get your order filled.
Please drop by for a visit .(same location as our Field Day-Paul's Place)
126 Spruce Drive
Mississippi Mills
K7C 3P1

EAS Ontario 2015

posted Feb 5, 2015, 9:48 AM by Lanark County Beekeepers Association

North Americas Largest Beekeeping Conference will be held at the University of Guelph August 10-15th-2015. For more event information visit....

Eastern Ontario Beekeepers Association has invited our Association to their Spring meeting..... 13-April-2015-St.Richards Church- 7:00pm-10:00. Melanie Kempers of the Tech. Transfer Team will be doing a presentation- topic to be announced.

2015 Winter Meeting

posted Jan 30, 2015, 5:16 PM by Lanark County Beekeepers Association   [ updated Feb 23, 2015, 6:44 PM ]


This meeting will not take place on Feb 26th as originally planned.
Keep an eye out for announcement when we can reschedule.

Doug McRory, former provincial apiarist, will 
give a talk on his world trips to apiaries and on making nucs. 
When: postponed!
Where: don't know yet - will send out the announcement when I book a hall.

2014 Lanark County Beekeeper AGM

posted Oct 19, 2014, 5:28 PM by Lanark County Beekeepers Association   [ updated Oct 19, 2014, 5:31 PM ]

We've picked the date and location for the 2014 AGM

Tuesday November 4th, 2014, 7 to 10 PM
Ferguson's Falls Community Hall, Drummond Township, ON

Agenda and newsletter will follow shorty....

2014 Summer field day!

posted Aug 14, 2014, 1:24 PM by Lanark County Beekeepers Association

This year's summer field day is being organized by the Ontario Beekeepers' Association

When: August 17th, rain or shine, 10am to 2pm
Where: Lacelle's Apiary is located at:
126 Spruce Drive,
Carleton Place, ON
K7C 3P1

Everyone welcome!  This is the perfect event if you are just considering beekeeping and would like to meet some beekeepers and play with some real live bees!

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