NORTHERN VIRGINIA BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION 

NVBA Meetings

Come join us for great speakers and presentations on all aspects of beekeeping, from hive management to the best flowers to grow for pollen and nectar. Meetings are open to the public.

We generally meet every 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm at: 

Mason District Government Center 

6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

If you have suggestions for meeting programs please contact our Program Chair.

Upcoming events

No events available

Past events

22 Jun 2021 June 22, 2021 NVBA Meeting - Harvesting Hive Products - John Ferree
01 Jun 2021 July 2021 NVBA Meeting - No Meeting
25 May 2021 May 25, 2021 Zoom Mtg - Melanie Kirby - Bees as Seeds
27 Apr 2021 April 27, 2021 NVBA Meeting - Tim Paule - Detroit HIves whose purpose is to bring diversity and cognizance to bee awareness and rebuilding inner-city communities introducing Detroit as the place to “BEE”.
23 Mar 2021 March 23, 2021 NVBA Meeting - Frederick P. Proni on the importance of colony equalization
23 Feb 2021 February 23th, 2021 NVBA Meeting - Steve Repasky - Swarm Essentials
26 Jan 2021 January 26th, 2021 NVBA Meeting - Ann Zudekoff - 10 Stupid Things Beekeepers Do
24 Nov 2020 November 24th NVBA Meeting - Frank Walker - Virginia Master Beekeeping Program
27 Oct 2020 October NVBA Meeting - Maggie Mills of Hope Honey Farm is a Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) urban honey bee farm Zoom meeting
29 Sep 2020 September NVBA Meeting - Toni Burnham - preparing your bees for winter
25 Aug 2020 August NVBA Meeting - Beth McClelland - VA State Apiary Inspector
28 Jul 2020 July 21st NVBA Meeting - Crabby Bees giving you the Summertime Blues?
23 Jun 2020 June Meeting -Christina Grozinger, Penn State Entomologist, Director Pollinator Research on Bee Nutritional Ecology
26 May 2020 May Meeting (Zoom) - Theo Hartmann from Broodminder
28 Apr 2020 April NVBA Meeting will be online - Dealing with Swarms
31 Mar 2020 March NVBA Meeting has been cancelled
11 Feb 2020 February 11th NVBA Meeting - Please note different date! Demo of AZ Slovenian Hive - Maria Velikonja
14 Jan 2020 January NVBA Meeting - James Wilson VTech Extension Apiculturist Please note different date!
26 Nov 2019 November NVBA Meeting - Neat Beekeeping Equipment and emergency bee feeding
23 Oct 2019 October NVBA Meeting - Note Wed date! Anne Fraser - “What Happens to Beehives in Winter and How to Winterize Them.”
24 Sep 2019 September NVBA Meeting - 2019 American Honey Queen, Hannah Sjostrom and NVBA black jar honey contest
27 Aug 2019 August NVBA Meeting - Bret Fisher, Chestnut Glen Bees - queen rearing and maintaining nucs year round.
23 Jul 2019 July NVBA Meeting - No Meeting!!
25 Jun 2019 June NVBA Meeting -Jamie Ellis, PhD, U of Florida - What is killing Honey Bees and what can we do about it?
28 May 2019 May NVBA Meeting - Dr. Troy Baker (MD) - venom allergies, Keith Tignor - State Apiarist - hive inspection for bee sales
30 Apr 2019 April NVBA Meeting - Dr. Samuel Ramsey - Varroa Destructor & Tropilalax mite
26 Mar 2019 March NVBA Meeting - Steve Rapasky - Swarm Management
26 Feb 2019 February NVBA Meeting - Ms Swathi Veerialli - Lotions & Potions, Mr. John Orr - Fight the Bite and NVBA Budget presentation
29 Jan 2019 Jan 29 Mtg Cancelled due to Inclement Weather!! We hope to reschedule Dr Ramsey!
29 Nov 2018 November NVBA Meeting - Parks Talley - “Hives the Warm Way” and using a Snelgrove board to prevent swarming
25 Oct 2018 October NVBA Meeting - Note Thursday date!! - Bob Wellemeyer - wax products
25 Sep 2018 September NVBA Meeting - Swathi Veeravalli - making lotions and products from the hive
28 Aug 2018 August NVBA Meeting -
24 Jul 2018 July - No NVBA Meeting!!
26 Jun 2018 June NVBA Meeting - Varroa Mite Testing and Treatment - Tim Schuler
22 May 2018 May NVBA Meeting - All about Raising Russian Bees - Richland Honey Bees
24 Apr 2018 April NVBA Meeting
27 Mar 2018 March NVBA Meeting - Margaret Chatham - Blooms for Bees: Providing Pollen and Nectar Beyond the Spring and Beth McClelland - Hive Inspections
27 Feb 2018 February NVBA Meeting - Brenda Kiessling - Raising Osmia (orchard bees)- VOTING for NVBA Board of Directors
23 Jan 2018 January NVBA Meeting - Mike Church, Late Winter - Early Spring Hive Management
07 Dec 2017 December NVBA Meeting - Dr. Jay Evans - Bee Research Lab
14 Nov 2017 November NVBA Meeting - Note the earlier date!! Dr. Nancy Ostiguy
26 Sep 2017 September NVBA Meeting Dr. Kirsten Traynor - Varroa: Bilogy, Control and Virus Transmission
22 Aug 2017 August NVBA Meeting - Getting Ready for Winter - Bruce Jackabon
25 Jul 2017 July - No NVBA Meeting!!
27 Jun 2017 June NVBA Meeting Kelly Kulhanek from U of MD Entomology
23 May 2017 May NVBA Meeting with Bill Bundy
25 Apr 2017 April NVBA Meeting - Impromptu questions and answers on hive management
28 Mar 2017 March NVBA Meeting - Open Board of Directors Meeting
08 Mar 2017 Dewey Caron - Some Good News about Bees!
28 Feb 2017 February NVBA Meeting - Maggie Mills - Products of the Hive ..... Hands On: Dead Out Analysis
24 Jan 2017 January NVBA Meeting - Winter Feeding

Contact Us

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