Calendar

January 16, 2019 - Regular Meeting    
        Location: Portage Soil and Water Office (6970 State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 7pm-9pm 
         Topic: Ohio's New Honey Label Law and Other ODA Rules
         Speaker: Jason D. Ahrens, Training and Variance Coordinator for OH Dept. of Ag

February 6, 13, and 20, 2019 - Beginner Beekeeping Class   
        Location: Portage Soil and Water Office (6970  State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 6:30pm-9pm 
         Topic: 3-night set of classes to learn the basics of becoming a beekeeper
         Registration: Click HERE for more information

March 20, 2019 - Regular Meeting    
        Location: Portage Soil and Water Office (6970  State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 7pm-9pm 
         Topic: How to Read Dead Outs 
          Speaker: Melanie Seal, Blue Sky Bee Supply

April TBD, 2019 - Mead Workshop  
        Location: TBD
        Time: TBD
         Topic: Learn how to make mead with honey from a professional wine maker from Crafted                           Artisan Meadery.

May 19, 2019 - Spring Field Day    
        Location: Portage Soil and Water Office (6970  State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 1pm-3pm 
         Topic: Learn about Ohio's bears, skunks, and other wildlife that impact beekeeping.   We will                     also do a hive visit to go through an active bee hive as well as enjoy some                                        refreshments.
         Speaker: Geoff Westerfield, Wildlife Biologist with Ohio Division of Wildlife 

June 2, 2019 - Top Bar Hive Workshop  
        Location: Portage Soil and Water Office (6970  State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 1:30pm-3pm 
         Topic: Learn all about top bar hives, Trish Harness-Instructor

July 17, 2019 - Regular Meeting    
        Location: Portage Soil and Water Office (6970  State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 7pm-9pm 
         Topic: Wax Cleaning
         Speaker: Maggie Loughney

August 18, 2019 - Fall Field Day   
        Location: Portage Soil and Water Office (6970  State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 1pm-3pm 
         Topic: Learn about honey extracting and using solar wax melters.  We will also do a hive visit                     to go through an active bee hive as well as enjoy some refreshments.

September 8-12, 2019 - Apimondia 2019
        Location: Montreal, Canada
         More info: www.apimondia2019.com

September 18, 2019 - Regular Meeting & Fall Pollinator Plant Sale    
        Location: Portage Soil and Water Office (6970  State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 7pm-9pm 
         Topic: Propolis - health benefits, how to collect and clean
         Speaker: Jeannie Saum, BEEpothecary


November 20, 2019 - Regular Meeting    
        Location: Portage Soil and Water Office (6970  State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 7pm-9pm 
         Topic: Elections, Q&A Session

Columbiana & Mahoning County Beekeepers - http://www.columbianamahoningbeekeepers.org/events/
Stark County Beekeepers - http://www.starkbeekeepers.org/calendar
Ohio State Beekeepers Assoc. - http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/events/