Parasitic Mite Syndrome by Arthur Kubogamell

In our current online education series, we have covered a series of topics important for the hobby beekeeper. This evening, Arthur Kubogamell gave us a closer look at "Parasitic Mite Syndrome" and considerations for keeping our bees healthy and productive. Members are invited to attend the Zoom meetings. For details please contact us.

Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) presentation by Matt Hoepfinger

BIP Field Specialist, Matt Hoepfinger, joined us at our June 2020 club meeting courtesy of Zoom. Matt inspects thousands of colonies in commercial operations each year so he sees the best and worst of honey bees. In the first half of Matt's presentation, he gave us an overview of the Bee Informed Partnership followed by … Continue reading Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) presentation by Matt Hoepfinger

COVID-19 and Gilroy Beekeepers Association gatherings

With the ‘Shelter In Place’ order in effect starting on March 17th, we are postponing until further notice the following classes: • March 21st ‘Swarm and Splits’ class • March 28th ‘Beginning Beekeeping Field Work’ In addition, the Gilroy Recreation Department have cancelled all activities at the Senior Center, where we hold our club meetings, … Continue reading COVID-19 and Gilroy Beekeepers Association gatherings

Back to the Classroom at Barrett Elementary

As part of the Gilroy Beekeepers Association mission to provide education in our local community, we've been spending some time with local second graders! GBA members, Sara Cutrignelli and Arthur Kubogamell, had some fun learning tools on hand for students from Barrett Elementary to help them understand the importance of bees as pollinators. To immerse … Continue reading Back to the Classroom at Barrett Elementary