Long Beach Beekeepers

Upcoming events

    • 21 May 2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 2 Jun 2022
    • 9:00 PM
    • In person and online
    • 2
    Register

    This course provides the instruction and hands-on experience to turn a beginner into a confident backyard beekeeper. Topics include hive management, bee biology, recognizing and treating common diseases and predators, and legal requirements of keeping bees in Long Beach.

    After completing the course successfully, participants are eligible to receive a starter bee colony when available at no additional cost. Frames and other hive equipment are not included. 

    There will by an in-person introductory group class on Saturday, May 21, from 8-10am at our Willow-Springs Bee Sanctuary, followed by two evening online classes on Thursdays May 26 and June 2, 7-9pm.

    The class includes a two hour in-person mentoring session working in hives with an experienced beekeeper on a Saturday or Sunday morning in May/June. Each person will need their own beekeeping suit, gloves, hive tool and smoker for the mentoring session. Enroll now for more information about the course,  zoom link for the class, and mentor session.


    • 4 Jun 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • South 40 Community Garden, 2813 South St., Long Beach, CA 90805
    • 1
    Register

    Beekeeping 101 is an introductory course that includes instruction, discussions and suiting up to inspect the hives in the bee yard.  This class is offered free of charge, but advance online registration is required.

    1. Free!
    2. Online registration required

    3. No prior experience needed

    4. Wear long pants, closed-toed shoes - preferably boots - and thick socks


    • 5 Jun 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • EDCO Recycling & Transfer; 2755 California Ave., Signal Hill, CA 90735
    Register

    Long Beach Beekeepers meet on the first Sunday of the month and welcome everyone from the experienced to the novice beekeeper to those just curious about beekeeping. 

    Special thanks to EDCO Recycling & Transfer for welcoming us back to their facility and hosting our meetings. The in-person meeting is open to the general public. Members who opt to attend online will be emailed the meeting link and passcode.

    • 2 Jul 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • South 40 Community Garden, 2813 South St., Long Beach, CA 90805
    • 10
    Register

    Beekeeping 101 is an introductory course that includes instruction, discussions and suiting up to inspect the hives in the bee yard.  This class is offered free of charge, but advance online registration is required.

    1. Free!
    2. Online registration required

    3. No prior experience needed

    4. Wear long pants, closed-toed shoes - preferably boots - and thick socks


    • 3 Jul 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • EDCO Recycling & Transfer; 2755 California Ave., Signal Hill, CA 90735
    Register

    Long Beach Beekeepers meet on the first Sunday of the month and welcome everyone from the experienced to the novice beekeeper to those just curious about beekeeping. 

    Special thanks to EDCO Recycling & Transfer for welcoming us back to their facility and hosting our meetings. The in-person meeting is open to the general public. Members who opt to attend online will be emailed the meeting link and passcode.

Past events

7 May 2022 May Beekeeping 101
1 May 2022 Open House
22 Apr 2022 Fourth Fridays
13 Apr 2022 Board of Directors Meeting
3 Apr 2022 April Monthly Meeting
2 Apr 2022 Beekeeping 101
27 Mar 2022 Honey Harvesting Workshop
12 Mar 2022 Beekeeping 101
9 Mar 2022 Board of Directors Meeting
6 Mar 2022 March Monthly Meeting
5 Mar 2022 Willow Springs Bee Sanctuary Mulch Party
26 Feb 2022 Bee Prepared - Beekeeping Class Spring 2022
9 Feb 2022 Board of Directors Meeting
6 Feb 2022 February Monthly Meeting
5 Feb 2022 Beekeeping 101
29 Jan 2022 Willow Springs Bee Sanctuary Clean-Up
12 Jan 2022 Board of Directors Meeting
2 Jan 2022 January Monthly Meeting
7 Dec 2021 Beekeeper Holiday Meet Up
5 Dec 2021 December Monthly Meeting
4 Dec 2021 Beekeeping 101
16 Nov 2021 California State Beekeepers Association Conference
13 Nov 2021 Beekeeping 101
7 Nov 2021 November Monthly Meeting
9 Oct 2021 Bee Prepared - Beekeeping Class October 2021
3 Oct 2021 October Monthly Meeting - Rescuing Bees
2 Oct 2021 Beekeeping 101
12 Sep 2021 September Monthly Meeting
11 Sep 2021 Beekeeping 101
1 Aug 2021 August Monthly Meeting
11 Jul 2021 July Open House
12 Jun 2021 Bee Garden Clean-Up
8 Jun 2021 Bee Prepared - Webinar+Mentor Session Summer 2021
6 Jun 2021 June Monthly Meeting
26 May 2021 July Open House Planning Session
22 May 2021 Honey Tasting Workshop
2 May 2021 May Monthly Meeting
6 Apr 2021 Bee Prepared - Webinar+Mentor Session
4 Apr 2021 April Monthly Meeting
7 Mar 2021 March Monthly Meeting
9 Feb 2021 Bee Prepared - Webinar+Mentor Session
7 Feb 2021 February Monthly Meeting
3 Jan 2021 January Monthly Meeting
10 Nov 2020 Bee Prepared - Webinar+Mentor Session
1 Nov 2020 November Monthly Meeting
4 Oct 2020 October Monthly Meeting - The Rescuers
6 Sep 2020 September Monthly Meeting: Mite Math
2 Aug 2020 August Monthly Meeting Online
31 Jul 2020 Bee Prepared - Webinar
5 Jul 2020 July Monthly Meeting Online
7 Jun 2020 June Monthly Meeting Online
3 May 2020 May Monthly Meeting Online
5 Apr 2020 Online: April Monthly Meeting
4 Apr 2020 Canceled: April Beekeeping 101
3 Apr 2020 Canceled: April - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls
27 Mar 2020 Canceled: March Fourth Fridays on 4th Street
24 Mar 2020 Bee Prepared - Class 1
24 Mar 2020 Bee Prepared - Class 2
7 Mar 2020 March Beekeeping 101
6 Mar 2020 March - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls
1 Mar 2020 March Monthly Meeting
29 Feb 2020 South 40 Garden Clean-up
28 Feb 2020 February Fourth Fridays on 4th Street - CANCELLED
7 Feb 2020 ** Cancelled ** February - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls
2 Feb 2020 February Monthly Meeting
1 Feb 2020 February Beekeeping 101
25 Jan 2020 Beyond Honey: Gifts from the Hive
5 Jan 2020 January Monthly Meeting
3 Jan 2020 January - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls
8 Dec 2019 Honey Harvesting Workshop
7 Dec 2019 December Beekeeping 101
6 Dec 2019 December - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls - Cancelled
1 Dec 2019 Annual End-of-Year Holiday Pot Luck
16 Nov 2019 Green Summit
3 Nov 2019 November Monthly Meeting
2 Nov 2019 November Beekeeping 101
1 Nov 2019 November - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls
6 Oct 2019 October Monthly Meeting
5 Oct 2019 October Beekeeping 101
4 Oct 2019 October - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls
7 Sep 2019 September Beekeeping 101
6 Sep 2019 September - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls
1 Sep 2019 September Monthly Meeting
24 Aug 2019 Bee Aware: Community Outreach at Lazy Acres
23 Aug 2019 August Fourth Fridays on 4th Street
17 Aug 2019 Honey Bee Awareness Day
4 Aug 2019 August Monthly Meeting
3 Aug 2019 August Beekeeping 101
2 Aug 2019 August - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls
27 Jul 2019 Bee Yard Clean-Up
13 Jul 2019 Bee Rescue Class
10 Jul 2019 Long Beach Beer Lab Fundraiser
7 Jul 2019 July Monthly Meeting
6 Jul 2019 July Beekeeping 101
5 Jul 2019 July - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls
28 Jun 2019 June Fourth Fridays on Retro Row
23 Jun 2019 Honey Harvesting Workshop
7 Jun 2019 June - First Fridays in Bixby Knolls
2 Jun 2019 June Monthly Meeting
1 Jun 2019 June Beekeeping 101

Long Beach Beekeepers is a 501(c)3 organization

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