CPBA Tentative Calendar

2019 CPBA~ Calendar of Events

January

1/15/2019

Regular Meeting of the CPBA

Presenter: Adolphus Leonard –NCDA& CS Regional Apiary Inspector

Educational Topic: 2018 Inspectors Report of Hives, Fact vs. Fiction of Beekeeping

February

2/9/2019

Tryon Palace Free Day at Tryon Palace 10am-4pm

Beekeeping Informational Table “Hadley Cheris– Coordinator

2/19/2019  

Regular Meeting of the CPBA

***Most losses occur in the late winter and early spring from starvation***

Presenter: Open Group Discussion

Educational Topic: Preparing your Apiary for Spring and Summe

2/23/2019

CPBA Spring Field Day

 Hands on day of building new equipment, freshening up our existing equipment, and teaching the various techniques to accomplish each task to the new and rising beekeepers! Everyone encouraged to attend. This is a great teaching and learning opportunity for all!
 Location and Time: 1206 Pollocks Street, New Bern, NC 28560   9am

March

3/1 3/2/2019

NCSBA Joint Spring Meeting & Conference Monroe, NC

3/19/2019

Regular Meeting of the CPBA

Presenter: DJ and Bill Moran

Educational Topic: Propolis and Propolis Production

April

4/16/2019

Regular Meeting of the CPBA 

Speaker/ Educational Topic: TBA 

4/27/2019 

MBP Regional Testing 9am-noon in NEW BERN

Craven County Cooperative Extension

May

5/21/2019

Regular Meeting of the CPBA
Presenter: Etienne Nadeau

Educational Topic: Born and Bred program and the importance of local queens

JUNE

Early 6/?/2019 Specific dates TBA

Tentative first extraction of honey from the CPBA Apiary

This is a MAJOR WORKSHOP for all members to participate and assist

6/18/2019

Regular Meeting of the CPBA

Speaker/ Educational Topic: TBA 

6/22/2019 (6/29/2019?)

Tentative “POOR CHARLIES BEE APPRECIATION DAY” 

CPBA Educational display “Craig Foskit-Coordinator”

JULY

7/16/2019

Regular Meeting of the CPBA 

Presenter:  Hadley Cheris

Educational Topic: Wax: Properties, Production and Processing

 

AUGUST

8/8-10/ 2019

NCSBA Summer Meeting- Hickory, NC

8/20/2019

Regular Meeting of the CPBA

Presenter: Ben Dictus, Bee Downtown

Educational Topic: Bee Downtown & Beekeeping for Companies

SEPTEMBER

9/?/2019 Specific dates TBA

CPBA BEGINNER BEEKEEPING CLASSES

Jen Sheldon Adminstrator

9/17/2019

Regular Meeting of the CPBA
Presenter: Open Group Discussion 

Educational Topic: Preparing your Apiary for Winter

OCTOBER

10/?/2019

Tentative second honey extraction from the CPBA apiary (prior to MumFest)

A MAJOR WORKSHOP for all members to participate an assist with.

10/12-13/2019

MUMFEST (New Bern)

CPBA Educational display 

10/15/2019

Regular Meeting of the CPBA

Presenter: 

Educational Program:  

10/?/2019- 11/?/2019

ADVANCED CLASSES 

DJ Moran Administrator

 

November

10/?/2019- 11/?/2019

ADVANCED CLASSES 

DJ Moran Administrator

11/12/2019

TENATIVE CPBA Christmas Party

“Susan Johnson & Sarah Calhoun -Coordinators”