Forsyth Beekeepers Club

Upcoming events

    • 27 Jan 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Zoom

    Forsyth Beekeepers January 27th 2022 Meeting

    Our Speaker will be Brutz English, Senior Welsh Honey Judge and Master Beekeeper

    Brutz will discuss First Quarter Management for new beekeepers.

    He will also inform the Club on important changes affecting those who perform cut-outs as a business.

    Club Business topics will include

    By-Law changes

    Officer Elections

    Up Coming Events

    • 24 Feb 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • University of N GA

    Mary Cahill-Roberts

    • 26 Feb 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (EST)
    • Georgia Army National Guard Armory
    • 13
    Registration is closed
    *******NEW DATE*********
    Forsyth Beekeepers Bee School Day 1
    Location: 100 Aquatic Circle, Cumming, GA 30040
    Presenters are local, experienced, certified beekeepers recognized by the UGA Master Beekeeper program. This will be a classroom setting (no live bees)
    A follow up hive side class will be April 28, 2022.
    This Day 1 of bee school helps prepare you for your bees.  If you are interested in attending, it is encouraged that you read the book First Lessons In Beekeeping by Dr. Keith Deleplane. A few copies will be on hand at the school.
    Honey bee life cycle and biology
    Protective Gear
    Swarm and nectar management
    Disease and pest
    Feeding Bees
    Basic hive inspections
    Lunch and snacks are included
    • 26 Mar 2022
    • (EDT)
    • 6306 US 441 Lakemont GA 30552
    • 50

    Forsyth Beekeepers Feild Trip to visit our dear friend Bob Binnie at his honey shop in Lakemont.  The drive is not that long (about an hour).  
    Bob will give us a tour of his facility and provide lunch for us.

    Times will be updated soon

    • 16 Apr 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Bill Dunn's Pecan Orchard

    Day 2 Bee School

    This will be hive side.

    Bring your PPE (suit, smoker, gloves) we will dive into bee hives!

    This is an all do event in a pecan orchard/caw pasture.

    Bring your chairs, drinks and a sack lunch.

    Facilities are primitive;)

    This is free if you paid for day 1 of bee school

    April 23 is the make up day should we have inclement weather.

    • 28 Apr 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • 300 Aquatic Cir Cumming, GA 30040

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