Many events in the art and science of the work are available for improving practice, including ongoing bee schools and bee days. Make plans this year to attend. Among them:
April 7 (9 am–4:30 pm). Southern Oregon Beekeepers Bee School. $45. Information: southernoregonbeekeepers.org.
April 7–8. Tillamook County Beekeepers at Home & Garden Show. Tillamook County Fairgrounds.
April 14 (9 am–3 pm). Honey Bee Festival. Information: ohbhobbyday.com
April 21 (10 am–3 pm). Portland Urban Beekeepers Welcomes Solomon Parker. McMenamin’s Kennedy School. $30/$40 after March 21. Information: https://orsba.org/events/13879/.
April 28. Portland Metro Bee Day. Information: portlandmetro.org.
April 28. OSBA Board Meeting. Time and place TBA.
April 28. Tillamook Home & Garden Show. Tillamook County Fairgrounds.
May 20. Trifecta Bee Event (9:30 am–4:30 pm). Information: www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/trifecta
June 18–24. National Pollinator Week. Information: pollinator.org/pollinator-week.
July 14. Southern Oregon Summer Bee School.
August 3–5. Western Apicultural Society Conference. Boise, Idaho. Information: www.westernapiculturalsociety.org.
August 13–17. Eastern Apiculture Society. Hampton, Virginia. Information: www.easternapiculture.org.
October 26–28: OSBA Fall Conference. Salem Convention Center, Salem.