Meetings

The Beekeepers' Guild of Southeast Virginia meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM in Towne Hall, a wing of Towne Bank located at 137 Mount Pleasant Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322. (click here for directions).

Meetings are very informal, lasting 1½ to 2 hours. They consist of an educational program followed by a refreshment break and a business meeting open to the public. Our members hail from the Eastern Shore to Emporia, Moyock to Williamsburg. They are beginning beekeepers and experienced beekeeping mentors ready to assist anyone wishing to get started in beekeeping.

Please join us for socializing and the meeting whether you currently keep bees or not. Everybody is welcome!

Current 2019 Topics:

January 8, 2019 - Jonathon Brooks will be presenting a lesson on Honey Bee Subtypes and Queen Lines

February 11, 2019 - Honey Bee Swarms: Causes, Prevention and Capture

March 10, 2019 - The Medicine of Bees and Honey

April 14, 2019 -Urban Beekeeping

May 12, 2019 - You Must “Bee” Kidding! How to Inspire Kids About Honey Bees

June 9, 2019 - Varroa Mite Control and Honey Extraction Best Techniques

IN LIEU OF JULY MEETING:  Saturday, July 6, 2019 - Extractaganza!  Summer Picnic & Honey Extracting PartyDeep Creek Ruritan Club, 200 Luray Street,  Chesapeake, VA 23323

August 12, 2019 - TBD

September 9, 2019 - TBD

October 13, 2019 - TBD

November 11, 2019 - TBD

IN LIEU OF DECEMBER MEETING: December 9, 2019 - Holiday Social, venue TBD