Master Beekeeper Class, Hermiston, Oregon

Bee Class in Hermiston … Photo Essay The Oregon Master Beekeeper program conducts classes at Oregon State University, online, and at locations throughout Oregon. The photos posted here are of a class in Hermiston, Oregon, led by Jan Lohman of Vazzi Farms. Jan was instrumental in founding the …

Hive Metrics with John Edwards – June 21

John Edwards, Brushy Mountain Bee Supply… Learn about hive metrics as well as issues related to temperature, humidity, and noise in relationship to colony behavior, at the June 21 general meeting. Time: 6:15-8:30 This is the regularly-scheduled monthly meeting of the Columbia Gorge Beekeepers Association. The meeting is free of charge, and open to anyone …

Scientific Beekeeping: Event Recap

Bee talks and demos by Randy Oliver and Morris Ostrofsky… Beekeepers attending the all day bee talk and demos in Hood River, Oregon, had the opportunity to learn from two highly-regarded and successful beekeepers: Randy Oliver, a commercial beekeeper from California known for his scientific approach to beekeeping, …

Andony Melathopoulos Bee Biology Presentation

A practical view of bee biology … Andony Melathopoulos offered attendees at a recent Columbia Gorge Beekeeper’s Association meeting, an overview of bee biology that had a practical spin. His presentation, in two parts covered: Part 1: The Outer Life of Bees, which focused on the importance of flowers, …

Hive Huddle: Long-hives in Hood River

Langstroth long-hive: good for bees and good for people … Columbia Gorge Beekeepers Association organized a visit to a club member’s property to learn about her Langstroth long-hives and the progress of her bees. The visit took place on a day in mid May, in Hood River, Oregon. …

Scientific Beekeeping: May 20, 2017

Two Views on Scientific Beekeeping … Event Details Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM 4565 Riordan Hill Drive, Hood River, OR 97031 Cost: $60 Catered lunch included. Event Description This event consists of a half day of presentations and discussions related to the topic of scientific beekeeping from both Randy …