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Club Meetings

Meeting Updates

Thanks to all the members and guests who joined us for the CDBA virtual meeting on Saturday, June 19th. Randy Oliver of Scientific Beekeeping gave an interesting presentation about recent research into honeybee hive management!

No CDBA Meeting in July

We’re taking a Summer break!  There will not be a July 2021 meeting.  Once the details have been determined, information about our August virtual meeting will be posted here and will be emailed to CDBA members.  See you then!

Beekeeping Education

March 14, 21, & 28; 10:30 AM to Noon — 12th Annual Bee Forum: Secrets Your Bees Want to Tell You

Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance hosted an annual Bee Forum for beekeepers and beekeeping experts to discuss relevant topics in the world of beekeeping. This year, three presentations covered current honey bee research and its practical application for the beekeeper. The CDBA made arrangements for members to attend the Bee Forum presentations for free!

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Check out our Training page to learn about other educational opportunities.

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The CDBA Board hopes to identify additional opportunities for meetings and presentations. If you have suggestions, please let us know by sending an e-mail to [email protected].