The best way to find out what's going on is to attend a meeting. The club meets at 7pm on the second Thursday of each month at the Chowan Co. Agriculture Building in downtown Edenton. Doors will open at 6:30pm.
The address is 730 N. Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932. Enter on the Virginia Rd. side.
May 11, 2020
Due to covid 19 restrictions our normal May meeting has been canceled.
April 8, 2020
Due to the COVID 19 restrictions our April meeting has been canceled. We hope the be able to have our regular meeting in May.
March 3, 2020
Our speaker for our March 12th meeting will be Etienne Nadeau. Etienne is a Master Beekeeper, queen breeder and a very experienced beekeeper. He will talk about making splits which is a very timely topic. We have had a mild winter and colonies are building up early and the potential for swarms is high. Splits are a great way to discourage swarms and get free colonies.
The meeting will be at the normal time and place, Chowan County Extension Office. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the meeting starts at 7 PM.
February Meeting is on different day this month, February 6th at the Chowan County Extension Office
February 3, 2020
Our February meeting date is different this month due to the primary elections. Our speaker will be Pat Mansfield of Mansfield Lilies. Pat will talk about highway meadows and strip planting for pollinators.
Visitors are welcome. The meeting starts at 7PM and the doors will be open at 6:30.
Bee school starts
January 19, 2020
BOCC bee school started in conjunction with COA on January 14th.
. A total of seventeen students enrolled.
Bee School Starting January 14th
January 3, 2020
December 8, 2019
There is no meeting for December. Our next meeting will be January 9th 2020.
Christmas Trees In The Park
December 7, 2019
Julie & Rick Murpyy and Elizabeth Towe did a great job putting together our tree for the Christmas Trees In The Park at Colonial Park in Edenton. The tree is bee themed and has a lot of detail. Check it out when you are in town.
November 17, 2019
Our President Elect Julie Murphy presents Rick Coor and honorary membership to Beekeepers of Chowan County and a thank you honorarium after his talk on queen rearing at the club level.
Julie was elected President for next year. The other officers elected for next year are Stacy Mariner Vice President, Mary Morris Secretary, and Ron Cummings Treasurer.
We are very excited to have such an outstanding group of individuals assume leadership of the club.
November 11, 2019
Our November 14th meeting speaker will be NCSBA past President Rick Coor and he will speak about queen rearing. Rick has raised queens for several years and is very knowledgable. He was a primary developer of the Born and Bred Program on which we based our queen rearing program.
This will be the final monthly meeting for 2019 as there is no meeting in December.
Doors will open at 6:30PM.