CSI: Deadout

Gather evidence at the scene.  Do your best to figure out what happened.  Other bees’ lives may be at stake, should you disregard the clues. Hives that die in winter don’t usually perish of American Foulbrood, but still, you want to rule that out as a cause of...

Informational Videos

Informational Videos Previously, we sent out a bunch of short videos to help you harvest, extract, and package your honey, along with a few other seasonal tidbits.  We’re including a few of those here, with more to come later, for you to watch, or re-watch, at...

Remembering Jeffrey Alan Shwartz

Jeff was a generous contributor to the club for many years.  He tended bees and advocated for bees and pollinators every chance he got. We will miss Jeff very much. Jeffrey Alan Shwartz | The Newtown Bee If you’d like to honor Jeff’s memory, please...

In case you missed it…

Past President, Founding BYBA Board member and renowned author Howland Blackiston shares the secrets of Mead Making.  Howland is joined by hobbyist mead makers, Alan and Mark Judkins, sharing stories of meads they’ve made – including some favorite recipes....