Speaker Schedule

January – January 9 Program Topic: Catching Swarms — Andre Krugilov and Bait Hives — Phil Stobb

February – February 13 Program Topic: Getting the most out of splitting — Judy Casale, Commercial beekeeper

March – March 13 Program Topic: Spring Beekeeping in the East Bay — Jennifer Radtke, co-owner, Biofuel Oasis

>>>> NOTE: The April meeting is ONE WEEK EARLY!! <<<<

April – April 3 Program Topic: Advances in Varroa Research — Samuel Ramsey, PhD student

May – May 8 Program Topic: What Influences a Colony and How to Manage It  Quentin Geant, Contra Costa Beekeeper, Queen Producer and Teacher

June – NO REGULAR MEETING!: Build the ACBA booth at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds on the Evening of June 7, Thursday. Bring display items, posters, and design ideas.

July – July 10 Program Topic: Top Bar Beekeeping — Scott Jorgensen — Educator, Beekeeper, Peace-Corps alum

August – August 14 Program Topic: Bomb vs Bond; Getting to treatment free — Mea McNeal — Author, Illustrator, Master Beekeeper

September – September 11 Program Topic: What’s new around the state — Dr. Elina Niño — State Apiculturist

October – October 9 Program Topic: Africanized Bees in Northern California — Dr. Brian Johnso — Department of Entomology and Nematology at University of California, Davis

November – November 13 Program Topic: Commercial beekeeping at Pirate Creek Bees — Jim Garcia — Commercial Beekeeper

December – December 1: Joins us for a fun winter celebration with honey tasting, gadget show-and-tell, pot-luck, and officer elections.