Meeting Location

Fallston United Methodist Church

1509 Fallston Road Fallston, MD 21047

Directions

SBA 2015 Board Members

Harry Dutcher, President

Pam Kryglik, Vice President

Rita Kryglik, Secretary

John Kovac, Treasurer

Newsletter Editor

Aileen Richards

Contact Us

Susquehanna Beekeepers

Mailing Address

Susquehanna Beekeepers Association

C/O University of MD (Harford County) Extension Office

PO Box 663, Forest Hill, MD 21050

Susquehanna Beekeepers Association

The goal of the SBA is to educate association members and the public about honeybees, beekeeping and related arts, to provide a resource for established beekeepers and to aid new beekeepers in bee management techniques, to inform the public about the value of honeybees, and to promote beekeeping in general!

Meeting Updates

SBA's inclement weather policy mirrors that of Harford County Public Schools. If HCPS closes, our meeting for that evening is also canceled.

Upcoming Meetings

Other Important Dates for SBA

SBA Introduction to Beekeeping

This class introduces students to the basics of beekeeping. Topics include starting a beekeeping business, assembling and maintaining equipment, examining honeybees, manipulating hives, and managing diseases and parasites that affect honeybees. Course fee includes a one year membership in the Susquehanna Beekeepers Association. Last session meets on Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., and will be spent at a local bee yard for hands-on experience. (Adapted from HCCC Course Catalog)

SBA Swap Meet

Experienced beekeepers do you have equipment that you no longer (or never) use? New beekeepers not sure where to get your equipment or what you really need? Come to the SBA swap meet! Bring gently used and clean equipment for sale. Venders will also be on site.

Other Dates of Interest

UMD Beginners Beekeeping Course

Your Beginners Beekeeping Course registration includes all class sessions, a beginning beekeeping book, lunch and refreshment breaks daily. In this 2 day course for beginning beekeepers, students will learn how to: obtain bees, install bees in a hive box, necessary equipment, and what to do for a first year hive. Course registration includes all informational sessions, textbook, lunch for both days, and refreshment breaks. (Adapted from UMBC University of Maryland Beginners Beekeeping Course)