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TOPIC: Native Bees, Native Plants and Getting Ready For Next Spring
  
 
''MCBA Meetings are open to the public.  If you are not a member of the club, please consider making a donation at the door to help cover the cost of the speaker.''
 
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Revision as of 08:39, 13 September 2017


2017 August 21 - MCBA Annual Picnic and Pot Luck Dinner

MCBA-sponsored event

Monday, 6:00 - dark

Club will provide burgers and brauts, members will bring sides and desserts

Location: Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park - Mugrage Park is on Windfall Road about 1/4 miles North of RT 18. About 1/2 mile east of I-71. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Carolyn+Ludwig+Mugrage+Park/@41.138853,-81.7831009,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xc3c5f34f615abcee!8m2!3d41.138853!4d-81.7831009


2017 September 18 - MCBA Monthly Meeting

MCBA-sponsored event

Monday, 6:30 - 9 pm

6:30 Beekeepers Q & A - New Location - regular meeting room

7:00 Main Speaker - Denise Ellsworth, OSU Pollination Extension

TOPIC: Native Bees, Native Plants and Getting Ready For Next Spring

MCBA Meetings are open to the public. If you are not a member of the club, please consider making a donation at the door to help cover the cost of the speaker.

Location: In our regular meeting room at A.I. Root Co.


2017 tbd - Fall Foliage Tour

non-MCBA event

Day, time

Description

Location: tbd


2017 October 16 - MCBA Monthly Meeting

MCBA-sponsored event

Monday, 6:30 - 9 pm

6:30 Beekeepers Q & A - New Location - regular meeting room

7:00 Main Speaker - Krispin Given from Purdue will discuss Greg Hunt’s lab, ankle biters, ...

Also in October, we need nominations for the Club's officers. All officers (President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer) and one of the three Directors are up for grabs. See the bylaws for a description of the duties of the respective officers. If you'd like to give back to the club, this is a great opportunity.

MCBA Meetings are open to the public. If you are not a member of the club, please consider making a donation at the door to help cover the cost of the speaker.

Location: In our regular meeting room at A.I. Root Co.


2017 November 4 - OSBA Fall meeting

non-MCBA event

Saturday, 9 am - 4 pm

Featured Speaker is Dr. Jonathan Lundgren

Tolles Career Center, Plain City, Ohio

See www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org for details


2017 November 20 - MCBA Monthly Meeting & Honey Harvest Analysis

MCBA-sponsored event

Monday, 6:30 - 9 pm

6:30 Beekeepers Q & A - New Location - regular meeting room 7:00 Main Speaker - Bob Brachman will discuss Russian Queens

Also during the November meeting,

  1. We will vote on the club's officers for the next year.
  2. We will conduct our annual Honey Harvest analysis. Bring your notes about how many hives and how much honey you pulled off in the past year. We will look for trends by area and over time. Remember that we track new and established colonies separately.

Location: In our regular meeting room at A.I. Root Co.


2017 December 18 - MCBA Holiday Party (tentative)

MCBA-sponsored event

Monday, 6:30 pm

Speaker and topic tbd

Location: In our regular meeting room at A.I. Root Co.


2018 MCBA Beginner Beekeeper Class

MCBA-sponsored event

The class will cover basic honey bee biology, getting started with honey bees, all the equipment you will need, fundamental management skills, harvesting your crop and preparing for winter. Students will be advised on kinds of equipment to purchase, where to get bees and how to handle problems.

The class dates and the specific syllabus for each day has not yet been confirmed but we typically cover 15 hours of classroom instruction plus field days at the Club’s apiary.


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