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The Buzz About Bees in the Last Green Valley

                 2024 Calendar 

 

JANUARY and FEBRUARY

SUNDAY JANUARY 21: 1:30 PM - ECBA POT LUCK DINNER. WOODSTOCK MIDDLE SCHOOL, 147-B RT 169 Woodstock, CT 06281

The ECBA will again host a pot luck dinner for members. This will be a great opportunity to renew old friendships,  talk about bees and beekeeping, and pay your 2024 dues. We're trying to arrange for a guest speaker. 

BEE SCHOOL DATES

ECBA BEE SCHOOL WILL BE OFFERED BOTH IN-PERSON AT UCONN AND VIRTUALLY OVER ZOOM.  ECBA MEMBERS WHO HAVE PAID FOR

BEE SCHOOL IN A PREVIOUS YEAR MAY AUDIT THE CLASSES WITHOUT CHARGE.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND UNDER THE BEE SCHOOL TAB ABOVE.

 

THE IN-PERSON CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN THE W.B.YOUNG BUILDING ROOM 327 ON FOUR CONSECUTIVE THURSDAYS  

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25: Check-in at 6:30 PM. Class 7:00 - 9:30 
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1: Class 7:00 - 9:30
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8: Class 7:00 - 9:30
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15: Class 7:00 - 9:30
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22: SNOW DATE IF NEEDED

THE ZOOM CLASSES WILL COVER THE SAME MATERIAL THE FOLLOWING WEDNESDAY EVENING.

THE ZOOM CLASSES WILL BE RECORDED AND CAN BE MADE AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS WHO HAVE PAID FOR BEE SCHOOL

IN A PREVIOUS YEAR. 

WEDNESDAYS JANUARY 31, FEBRUARY 7,14,21 (FEBRUARY 28 IF NEEDED)   7:00-9:00 PM

   

MARCH

SUNDAY, MARCH 24: 1:30 PM Annual Meeting.  In-person meeting at Woodstock Middle School. 147-B Rt 169 Woodstock, CT 06281.

The meeting will include a presentation on black bears in Connecticut by a CT DEEP wildlife biologist. ​

APRIL

SUNDAY, APRIL 21: 1:30 PM Spring Management Workshop, Woodstock Middle School. 147-B Rt 169 Woodstock, CT 06281. 

MAY
THURSDAY, MAY 16: 5:00 PM Twilight meeting. Woodstock Middle School. 147-B Rt 169 Woodstock, CT 06281.
JUNE
A summer workshop and barbecue is being planned. The date and guest speaker are to be determined. 
JULY

SUNDAY, JULY 14: 1:30 PM Honey Extraction Workshop, A&Z Apiaries 143 S. Brook Rd. Hampton CT 06247

AUGUST 

SUNDAY AUGUST 18: 1:30 PM. Brooklyn Fair Exhibit Cleanup and Set-up

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21: 5:00 PM. Honey Drop-off and Brooklyn Fair Set-up, Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn CT
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 22-25: Brooklyn Fair, Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn CT

 

CLICK ON THE LINK TO VIEW THE RULES AND PROCEDURES FOR HONEY SALES

BY ECBA MEMBERS AT THE BROOKLYN FAIR 

TO SIGN UP FOR A SHIFT AT THE FAIR, SEND AN EMAIL TO ecbabeeschool@gmail.com or call/text Joe J. at 860-595-9558.

ALL MEMBERS SELLING HONEY AT THE FAIR MUST WORK AT LEAST ONE SHIFT. 

SEPTEMBER          

                     

​SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8: 1:30 PM Fall Management Workshop, Woodstock Middle School. 147-B Rt 169 Woodstock, CT 06281

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