06. February 2017 - 23:00
UF / IFAS Collier Extension
United States Naples14700 Immokalee Rd

Gulf Coast Beekeepers of Florida - Monthly Meeting - Collier county , UF / IFAS Collier Extension, Monday, 06. February 2017

***EVENTS POSTPONED due to COVID-19 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*** If you have ?s, please contact us at email or 239-558-1130


At our meetings, Gulfcoast Beekeepers of Florida members will educate and mentor beekeepers of all skill levels with practical and pertinent beekeeping information. Come ask your questions! You don't have to be a beekeeper (yet) to join us, just have a sincere interest in honey bees. For Charlotte county, click here


We will be discussing:




what should be going on in your hive that month,




any current problems we **** as beekeepers,




current pest and infections along with IPM strategies (integrated pest management)




BMPs, local and state legislature affecting beekeepers




as well as where to get equipment and supplies locally




local bee-related events.





Tentative Schedule (subject to change without notice):



Jan - feeding & winter hive maintenance - inaugural meeting


Feb - preparing for the upcoming honey flows 


Mar - supering & swarm prevention


Apr - requeening & how to catch a swarm


May - indentifying your nectar and pollen sources (going into the hives in Collier - members only)


Jun - harvesting honey


Jul - requeening


Aug - products from the hive & harvesting honey


Sep - preparing for the last nectar flow & swarm prevention


Oct - final honey flows  


Nov - preparing your hives for winter


Dec - holiday party




Monday, 06. February 2017, UF / IFAS Collier Extension, Gulf Coast Beekeepers of Florida - Monthly Meeting - Collier county

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