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:
- Develop a committee of interested members;
- Set up an annual plan of programs with the committee for club meetings which will serve to educate our membership;
- Serve as a contact for outside speakers;
- 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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. If you would like to be on the Cutout List please email your information to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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).
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 email@example.com or call her at 618-977-5545.