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May queen rearing & grafting workshop is FULL

The New River Valley Beekeepers Association, in cooperation with the Virginia state apiarist’s office and Virginia Tech’s entomology department will offer a day-long queen rearing workshop from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sat., May 31. The class is now full. Richard … Continue reading

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2014 Beginning Beekeeper class dates set

The New River Valley Beekeepers Association will offer its popular two-day Beginning Beekeeper class on Feb. 1 and April 5, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 220 Price Hall on the Virginia Tech campus. The Feb. 1 session will include … Continue reading

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2013 NRVBA Picnic is a go!

Please join the New River Valley Beekeepers Association for the annual beekeeper picnic and monster raffle to celebrate another year with the bees and the association. We will gather at Nellie’s Cave Park (photos and park description) in Blacksburg (directions) … Continue reading

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Earth Day celebrates beekeepers

Join the New River Valley Beekeepers Association from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Grandin Court Earth Day celebration in Roanoke. Members Gyorgyi Voros and Sue Hossack will staff an NRVBA information table with live honey bees on display. Other … Continue reading

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February meeting speaker

Update: Click here for the handout from Keith Tignor’s presentation. Read a .pdf copy of the February newsletter. Spend Valentine’s Day with your fellow beekeepers this year, and learn about the Virginia Bee Hive Grant program, approved by last year’s General … Continue reading

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