Hive Installation Videos 2021

Rick Glover and Barbara Giobbi installed four packages of bees at the BYBA bee yard in Easton. With the assistance of board members Robin Hodgkins, Michael Lund and Susan Hawley, all went smoothly and the honeybees have all been placed in their new homes. Here are the...

May 2021 Meeting – Sam Comfort

Hopefully you were able to join us to hear Sam Comfort, for his presentation, The Good, The Bad, and the Bugly:  Recent efforts to simplify a complex bee world.  If you missed it, or just want to revisit, the video to the Zoom Meeting can be found here: The Good, The...

Words From Our President – May 2021

Happy May 2021 Backyard Beekeepers! This is the time of year in the beekeeping season that is the most fun for me. Our bees have plenty to forage on, their populations are growing fast, the mite loads are low, and the weather outlook predicts a great several months...

Forage – The Flying Frontier

by Michael Lund Sunday, January something.  The weather report here in Connecticut looks as if bees may fly today. It’s been about 4 weeks since the last flight. As the temperature climbs into the low forties’ bees start checking out the entrance. While getting warmed...