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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, April 24th, 2021. Marcin Matelski, a CDBA board member and the head beekeeper at the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, gave a great presentation about what to look for and what to expect in hives during the first 8 weeks after new bee packages have been installed. There was a lively follow-up discussion and an open question and answer session that dealt with various beekeeping questions. Five lucky attendees were randomly selected to receive special giveaway items!

An announcement about our May CDBA meeting will be posted here once details have been worked out.

(last updated on 04/26/2021)

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!


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


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].