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LCBA Meeting Handouts


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Beginners Beekeeping Class


Class Presentations

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Web-Based Intro Beekeeping Training Program


Presenting Beekeepers:

John Grafton & Jim Tew

OSBA


Supporting On-Line Text Book:

Backyard Beekeeping by Dr. James E. Tew


More links & info;


ODA Apiary


Ohio Apiary Forms & Applications


Ohio State Phenology Calendar


Beesource Beekeeping


Honeybee Education

Lorain County Beekeepers Association on Facebook

LCBA Youth Education Program


To advance the LCBA’s mission of educating the public about the value of honeybees and the impact honeybees have on our world, the Association sponsors a Youth Education Program.


Selection Criteria and Process for the LCBA Youth Education Program:
  1. Students must be between the ages of 11 and 18.
  2. A program application and questionnaire must be submitted along with supporting documents.
  3. A selection committee will consider each application and select students for the program. 
  4. LCBA will provide the opportunity to students to work with an experienced beekeeper on the following activities (but not limited to):  Installing bees in a hive; Feeding bees; Inspecting Hives; Disease management; Extracting honey;  Winter preparation.
  5. After completing one year of the program the student will be eligible to apply for a sponsorship that would provide: a Beginner Beekeeper’s Kit (see appendix) and a package of bees.


The completed application package is due by:  February 1, 2021


Click here to download the Program application and questionnaire.


Submit the completed application to: 

LCBA
C/O Marilyn
15177 Diagonal Road
Lagrange, OH  44050


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2021 Beginner Beekeeping Class, 26th Annual


Class Dates: March 5, 12, 19,& 26, 2021


Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Classes:

  1. March 5:  Beekeeping Equipment
  2. March 12:  Managing Your Bee Hive
  3. March 19:  First Two Months as a Beekeeper
  4. March 26:  Summer & Fall Management
  5. April 9:  Members Meeting



Hands-on Field Day: June 5, 2021
Time: 10:00 am (Rain or Shine)
Where: Queen Right Colonies
43655 State Route 162, Spencer, Ohio 44275



Bonus Class: Fall Wrap, September 10, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Life Church
1033 Elm Street
Grafton, OH  44044


Click here for Beginner Beekeeping Class Registration Form


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LCBA Educational DVDs to Loan


LCBA has the following educational DVD's available to loan to all current members.  There is a $5 deposit on the DVD which will be refunded when the DVD is returned. Please see Bill Vittori for more information.


Click here to see the DVD list available


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The Honey Files: A Bee's Life


A Teaching Guide Grade Levels 4-6

National Honey Board
390 Lashley Street
Longmont, CO 80501-6045

www.honey.com


 Click here to download "The Honey Files"


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The Biology of the Honeybee, Apis Mellifera

Koning, Ross E. "Honeybee Biology". Plant Physiology Website. 1994.

plantphys.info

Click here to download


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Honeybee Biology 101

Jeff Littlefield, Deptartment LRES, Montana State University - Bozeman

Click here to download