Welcome to the North Escambia Bee Association

Welcome to the North Escambia Bee Association

Welcome to the North Escambia Bee AssociationWelcome to the North Escambia Bee AssociationWelcome to the North Escambia Bee Association

An organization for both beginner beekeepers and those of us who never stop learning!

Beginner's SEMINAR - February 22,2020

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Bee-ginner's course

7:00 - 8:00 -Sign in, coffee, doughnuts, and vender visits. 

8:00 - 8:15 - Opening/Welcoming ceremonies - Auditorium. 

8:30 - 9:30 - Basic Honey Bee Biology - Cafeteria. -AmyVu of UF.  

9:40 -  10:40 - Getting Started -Equipment, tools and other gear.  Apiary placement. - Cafeteria - Greg Strickland and Tom Mehan Sr.  

10:50 - 11:50 - Installing a nucleus (nuc) with live bees. - Bill Blankenship - Outdoor classroom.

12:00 -1:00 - Smoker lighting and open hive demonstrations - Multiple instructors - Outdoor classroom.  

1:00 - 2:00 - Lunch will be provided as part of your ticket price in the Cafeteria.  

2:00 - 2:30 - Door prizes and Raffle. - Auditorium

2:45 - 3:45 - Pest management. - AmyVu of UF - Cafeteria

4:00 - 5:00- Best Practices. - State Bee Inspector, Jimmy Davis - Cafeteria 


Please purchase tickets below.  Any questions? Please call Tom Mehan at (919)796-6894 or Danielle at (850)777-0087


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Tickets for the Beginner's course only.

Advanced Course 2020

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Advanced Course

7:00 - 8:00 -Sign in, coffee, doughnuts, and vender visits.

8:00 - 8:15 - Opening/Welcoming ceremonies - Auditorium. 

8:30 - 9:30 -  tba

9:40 -  10:40 - tba

10:50 - 11:50 - tba

12:00 -1:00 - Lunch is provided as part of your ticket price 

1:00 - 2:00 - What it takes/How to become a commercial beekeeper. - Johnny Thompson. 

2:00 - 2:30 - Door prizes and Raffle. - Auditorium

2:45 - 4:15 - Organic Varroa treatment, Thermal Hive Treatment. - Lynn Williams

Purchase your ticket(s) below. Questions? Call Tom Mehan at (919)796-6894 or Danielle at 777-0087

Tickets for the Advanced course only.

Please join us at one of our month meetings held the second Monday of the month at 7 pm. Meetings are held at the Molino Community Center/Library located at 6450 Hwy 95A, Molino Florida 32577.

2020 North Escambia Bee Association Workshop and Seminar

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More information coming soon, save the date February 22, 2020. Classes will include a beginner beekeeping course and an advanced beekeeping course. 

Contact Us

We love educating the public and new beekeepers, so feel free to contact us.

North Escambia Bee Association

North Escambia Bee Association 6450 Hwy 95A, Molino Florida 32577

(850) 777-0087

Drop us a line!

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