Upcoming Event Schedule

CBA offers various Meetings, Workshops, and Special Events throughout the year, including our popular Bee School, and monthly Bee Talks discussion group. We invite a variety of exceptional guest speakers, who deliver current bee research and the latest in healthy bee management. Get involved - expand your knowledge base by asking questions and listening to the experiences of others within the beekeeping community.

To attend, please register using the links below.

To apply your membership ticket rate, please sign in during registration. 

  • Bee Talks
    Sep 08, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    via ZOOM
    Have a question? Engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues.
  • Winter Preparation Workshop
    Sep 10, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT
    CBA Boulder Knoll Bee Yard, 875 Boulder Rd, Cheshire, CT 06410, USA
    This workshop will consider colony size, determine if the honey stores are sufficient and if not, how to quickly correct a problem, varroa treatments, and what to do for insulating the hive. Some discussion on the myths of hive ventilation will happen.
  • Tackling Honey Bee Disease with Dr. Jay Evans
    Sep 15, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    via ZOOM
    Dr. Evans will discuss his work in the federal bee lab which is focused on bee disease, chemical stress and the tools to combat these issues.
  • Bee Talks
    Oct 13, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    via ZOOM
    Have a question? Engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues.
  • Beneficial Bee Habitats and Reducing Pesticide Risks with Aaron Anderson
    Aaron will speak about providing habitat for bees, the risk pesticides pose to bees and how to mitigate those risks.
  • Bee Talks
    Nov 10, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    via ZOOM
    Have a question? Engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues.
  • Native Pollinators with Dr. Kimberly Stoner
    Nov 15, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    via ZOOM
    Dr. Kimberly Stoner, Associate Agricultural Scientist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, shares fascinating facts about the native bees in our backyard, and the many benefits they bring.
  • Predicting Bee Health in a Changing World with Dr. Christina M. Grozinger
    Dr. Grozinger speaks on the multiple interacting factors driving declines in managed honey bee and wild pollinator populations, including landscape conditions, poor nutrition, pesticide use, increased disease pressure, and changing climate...
  • Bee Talks
    Jan 12, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    via ZOOM
    Have a question? Engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues.
  • Bee Talks
    Feb 09, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    via ZOOM
    Have a question? Engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues.
  • Bee Talks
    Mar 09, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    via ZOOM
    Have a question? Engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues.
  • Giant Hornets and Honeybee Defenses with Dr. Heather Mattila
    Mar 16, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    via ZOOM
    Sharing her research on giant hornets, Dr. Mattila discusses her fieldwork in southeast Asia with collaborators that investigates the unique ways that Asian honeybees defend themselves from group attacks by giant hornets.