Harry Vanderpool

WHEN – Wednesday, October 17th, 6:15 PM, WHERE – OSU Agricultural Extension, 2990 Experiment Station Drive, Hood River, OR The beekeeper and President Oregon State Beekeepers Association, Harry Vanderpool, is out in the field every day to check on them. Bees are his livelihood and passion so when …

About Columbia Gorge Beekeepers

The Columbia Gorge Beekeepers Association (CGBA) is a non-profit organization serving communities throughout the Columbia River Gorge, on both the Oregon and Washington sides of the river. We strive and encourage others in mentoring beekeepers, engaging in partnerships with like-minded organizations, and helping to build bridges of understanding …

Super Bowl of Beekeeping

A discussion of Almond Pollination that brings the majority of Commercial Beekeepers to northern California each year will ensue. How does this annual pilgrimage affect honey bees? What effect does it have on the Backyard Beekeeper? The juxtaposition of Commercial Pollination and Agricultural Practices.

Residential Beekeeping–A New Law and Recommended Practices

WHEN: Wednesday, September 18, 2018 A new law, House Bill 2653 (2015) , Oregon Revised Statue ORS 602.03 and 602.045 mandates the preparation and distribution of residential beekeeping “Best Practices…” by and from Oregon State University (OSU). Beekeepers will be trained on those practices and local governments will …