Fourth of July Parade Float

Columbia Gorge Beekeepers Association won the Grand Prize in the Fourth of July Parade for honoring pollinators as heroes. Suitably-attired in apiary and floral form are Jacquie Barone, left, and Susan Froehlich. A version of this float first made its debut at the Christmas Parade 2016. It was …

Alternative Hives

The Langstroth hive has long been considered the norm when it comes to commercial beekeeping, and for good reasons. Most backyard beekeepers also use the Langstroth hive. However, the Langstroth is not the only type of hive available to today’s modern backyard beekeeper. Numerous variations and alternatives are …

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 …

American Foulbrood & European Foulbrood

Charlie Vanden Heuvel WHEN: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 American foulbrood (AFB) is a fatal bacterial disease of honey bee brood caused by the spore forming bacterium Paenibacillus larvae. It is not a stress related disease and can infect the strongest to the weakest colony in an apiary. Infected …

Dr. Dewey Caron – What’s Your Plan – Spring Summer

Date: June 20, 2018 Time: 6:15-8:30 Where: OSU Agricultural Extension Center, Hood River, Oregon Topic: What’s Your Plan – Spring / Summer About Dr. Dewey Caron Dr. Dewey Caron is Professor Emeritus, Entomology & Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware. He is also Affiliate Professor, Horticulture Department, Oregon State …