BGSV 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).  Additionally, our meetings can be attended virtually via Zoom application/website; please check our home page for current link to access the meeting. 

Meetings are very informal, lasting 1½ to 2 hours. They consist of an educational program followed by a business meeting; both are open to the public. Our members hail from the Eastern Shore to Emporia, Moyock to Williamsburg. They are beginning beekeepers and experienced Mentor Program 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 2023 Topics:

January 9, 2023 - Emergency Feeding - Bill Gregory

February 13, 2023 - Swarm Management - Dennis Heidenthal 

March 13, 2023 - Making Splits - Andy Westrich

April 10, 2023  Installing Nucs and Package Bees - Donnie Norrell

May 8, 2023  Beeswax and Honey Label Requirements - Nick Delphia

June 12, 2023  Mite Treatments - Dennis Heidenthal

July 8, 2023 - Extractaganza

August 14, 2023 Honey Bee Fall Colony Management and Treatment - Keith Tignor

September 11, 2023 -

October 9, 2023

November 13, 2023 -  

December 11, 2023 -  Holiday Social Event