Beginning Beekeeping classes are open for registration now in the area cities of Ankeny, Des Moines, Polk City, and West Des Moines. There will also be two “thinking about it” classes for folks who are interested but not quite sure that bees are right for them. For details, click for a convenient table below.
Thank you to Eric and Keri Kenoyer for hosting the club in July. As usual, we talked about things to think about for the next month of beekeeping.
Notes can be found here:
Three photos from the evening include
More info here: http://nahantmarsh.org/event/qc-pollinator/
Interested in keeping bees? Want to learn more about the bees you already have? Info about classes across the state of Iowa has been compiled for you —
****updated to include Iowa Falls 1/7/16****
The Des Moines Backyard Beekeepers meet roughly on the first Thursday of the month. Check the Events Page for more locations and other information.
Many of us will be at the IHPA Annual Meeting on Nov. 11 and 12, 2016. There will most likely be one more meeting in 2016.
The Friendly Beekeepers of Iowa (FBI) meets on the fourth Thursday of each month from March through October at 6:30 pm. with a speaker or a roundtable discussion. Meetings are held at Calvary Baptist Church, 2708 N Jefferson Way, Indianola, IA 50125. Contact is Judy Spence.
Central Iowa Beekeepers Association (CIBA) meets on the third Saturday in January, March, June, and September for dinner and meeting followed by program at the Bonanza located at 5029 N.E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA. Contact is Arvin Foell.