Author Archives: Trinity Valley Beekeepers

April News and Announcements

New Committee The TVBA board is pleased to report that we have formed a new committee to work on getting incorporation for the club. Bruce Bonnett, our current secretary, will serve as chair of the committee. Stay tuned for details … Continue reading

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April Meeting: Spring Management with Les Crowder

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Theater class starts at 6 pm, Q&A starts at 6:45 pm, and main meeting runs from 7-9 pm. The Point at C C Young (map) This month we are extremely lucky to have Les Crowder, author … Continue reading

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April Pre-Meeting Class: Intro to Native Texas Bee Species

April 11, 2017 6-6:45 pm The Point at C C Young, 4847 W Lawther Dr, Dallas This month’s “Trophallaxis in the Theater” class is free, and will be presented by Ryan Giesecke of Honey Bee Relocation Services. This class will … Continue reading

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Beekeeping for Beginners: Pests and Diseases

Saturday, April 29, 2017 10 am-12 pm Trinity Haymarket This year Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association is offering a 6-part “Beekeeping For Beginners” series. These classes are offered as individual sessions ($35 per family) and discounted for Trinity Valley members ($25), … Continue reading

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TBA Beekeeping Survey

Joe and Lolita Bader, Hill Country beekeepers, are volunteering their time to put together a survey for the Texas Beekeepers Association. They are asking local clubs to take a brief survey, and they plan to compile regional and statewide results … Continue reading

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Beekeeping for Beginners: Hive Setup & Installation

This year Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association is offering a 6-part “Beekeeping For Beginners” series. These classes are offered as individual sessions ($35 per family) or as a package at a discount ($150 per family). Fees are further discounted for Trinity … Continue reading

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Texas House Bill 1293: A Threat to Texas Beekeeping

March’s “Trophallaxis in the Theater” presentation before our general meeting is free, and will be presented by some of the local sponsors of SaveTexasBeekeepers.org. Beekeepers from across the state, including some members of the TVBA board, are coming together to … Continue reading

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March Meeting: UPDATED: Common Mistakes Beekeepers Make

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 7:00-9:00pm Q&A starts at 6:45 The Point at C. C. Young 4847 W Lawther Dr, Dallas TX UPDATE: Our originally scheduled speaker, Becky Bender, had to reschedule. This month we are fortunate to have Stan Key speaking … Continue reading

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Beekeeping For Beginners: Honey Bee Biology

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association is offering a 6-part “Beekeeping For Beginners” series in 2017. These classes are available as individual sessions ($35 per family) or as a package at a discount ($150 per family). Fees are further discounted for Trinity … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunities with Scout Troops

The Girl Scouts have turned to TVBA for help with educating their youth on bees and beekeeping this spring. Our mission and purpose as an organization is to provide education like this to our community, as well as to our members. … Continue reading

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