Linn-Benton Beekeepers' Association
Our goal is to provide an association of local beekeepers where we can learn, share and have fun.
We have both local and national speakers at our monthly meetings providing you with current and relevant subjects to help you with your bees. -Free use of the clubs extraction equipment -Use of our book and DVD library -Discount to Bee School -Inclusion on swarm list -Discount to American Bee Journal magazine
-Free use of the clubs extraction equipment
-Use of our book and DVD library
-Discount to Bee School
-Inclusion on swarm list
-Discount to American Bee Journal magazine
Monthly Meeting Change
Our monthly meetings have been changed to the third Wednesday of each month because of scheduling changes at our venue. This will start with the May meeting, the April meeting will be on the fourth Wednesday (April 23rd) as previously scheduled. Be sure to update your calendar!
WVBA & LBBA Picnic
The Willamette Valley Beekeepers & Linn Benton Beekeepers are having a combined picnic on Sunday, July 27th at the OSU Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture starting at 1:00. This will be a great time to meet new beekeepers and enjoy some great food.
2014 State Fair Honey & Products of the Hive Competition
Think you have some great honey, wax, comb, or bee photographs this year? Why not enter them in the 2014 Oregon State Fair Honey & Products of the Hive competition. Here is a link to the flyer from OSBA: State Fair Flyer. Also, here is a link to the honey handbook/rules at the Oregon State Fair website: State Fair Exhibitor Handbook. Be sure to take note of the entry dates so you don't miss out!
LBBA Field Day
LBBA is having our own Field Day on Saturday, June 21st at the OSU Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture from 10:00-12:00.
If you are new to beekeeping or just want to learn more, consider taking one of the local beekeeping classes that are offered. Here is a link to local bee classes that are being offered: 2014 Bee Schools