Upcoming Event Schedule

  • Spring Inspection Workshop
    via Zoom
    Apr 24, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    via Zoom
    Sessions help develop basic beekeeping skills and include several hive openings and inspections with discussion on management techniques to guide through the spring.
  • Nucleus Hives and Summer Management Workshop
    via Zoom
    May 08, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    via Zoom
    Continues developing basic beekeeping skills and includes several hive openings and evaluations with discussions on management techniques to guide you through the summer months. It also features instructions on how to make a nuc.
  • Bee Talks - May
    via ZOOM
    May 13, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    via ZOOM
    Our Bee Talks discussion group is your opportunity to engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues!
  • Varroa Control Equipment Giveaway
    Hamden
    May 15, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Hamden, 890 Evergreen Ave, Hamden, CT 06518, USA
    At this event, our bee Inspector, Mark Creighton, will distribute varroa control devices, at no cost, to all beekeepers who attend.
  • Inspection and Supering Workshop
    via Zoom
    May 22, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    via Zoom
    Follow-up inspections and hive maintenance. Includes a review of supering timing and techniques.
  • Bee Talks - June
    via ZOOM
    Jun 10, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    via ZOOM
    Engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues.
  • Inspection and Monitoring Workshop
    via Zoom
    Jun 12, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    via Zoom
    Covers inspecting and monitoring the colonies and techniques on managing honey supers to maximize the honey harvest.
  • Bee Talks - July
    via ZOOM
    Jul 08, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    via ZOOM
    Engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues.
  • Starting Fall Preparation Workshop
    via Zoom
    Jul 17, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    via Zoom
    Covers best practices for mid-summer and fall hive management. Includes a close look at several hives to assess the condition, feeding options, mite detection, and control techniques.
  • Winter Preparation Workshop
    via Zoom
    Sep 11, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    via Zoom
    A walk-through on closing up the hives at the apiary. Instruction on how to prevent mouse damage, apply appropriate hive ventilation, and last-minute feeding techniques.

About Connecticut Beekeepers Association

Connecticut Beekeepers Association promotes and supports all beekeepers and their local organizations. Our goal is to provide a common forum for the beekeepers of Connecticut to come together to share information and ideas.

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