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St. Clair Beekeepers Association is hosting monthly meeting outdoors!!

Our next membership meeting will be held at apiary on Sunday, July 25th at 2:00 PM. At
Old Six Mile Museum, 3279 Maryville Rd, Granite City, IL
Below is the agenda of the meeting –
Brief business meeting then discussions about
• Preparing for the dearth
• Queen Rightness
• Pest control
• How Much honey do I need for winter

 


We are still looking for someone to fill the Program Director position. This position requires experience.  The Program Director shall:

  1. Develop a committee of interested members;
  2. Set up an annual plan of programs with the committee for club meetings which will serve to educate our membership;
  3. Serve as a contact for outside speakers;
  4. Provide membership with information about the program for monthly meetings.

 

Stclairbees has setup a YouTube channel, check us out and subscribe. More learning videos to be added.  Link to channel  

Unfortunately, European Foulbrood is showing up once again in area hives.  If you see a spotty brood pattern call Inspector Eleanor Schumacher at 510-285-7879.

 

See the latest and greatest Bylaws on the What New Page. Bylaws April 2018

Check out Bill Mattatall’s Follies of a Beekeeper here or on the What’s New page!

 

Need a Mentor?  We can helpMentor ListIf you would like to be a mentor, please email stclairbees@gmail.com.

 Swarm Information

Swarm and Cutout list reflects the 2021 year
Updated 05/06/20 the latest and greatest Swarm List and Cutout List. If you would like to be included on the Swarm List and are a member of SCBA you may be listed for up to three counties. Please send your name, location, preferred counties and contact info to stclairbees@gmail.com. If you have been listed in the past please check the list to make sure your information is correct. If you no longer want to be included, please email stclairbees@gmail.com.  If you would like to be on the Cutout List please email your information to stclairbees@gmail.com.  Corrections and removal from list, please email.


It’s time to register your hives. It’s easy.  It’s free.  It’s required.  Contact Inspector Eleanor Schumacher (510-285-7879).

Illinois beekeepers registration form

Link to Illinois Bees and Apiaries Program: https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/agr/Insects/Bees/Pages/default.aspx

Want to join the St. Clair County Beekeepers Association?  Dues are $20 per year.  Email Treasurer Kay Good kwkwgood@gmail.com or call her at 618-977-5545.

 

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