Welcome to the Ontario-Finger Lakes Beekeepers Association.
The Ontario-Finger Lakes Beekeepers Association performs many community projects around the Finger Lakes including Monroe County, Ontario County, Wayne County, Yates County and Livingstion County.
Just a few of the projects we are a part of in the community are:
- Free beginner beekeeping classes
- Extractions in homes and buildings
- Mentor for new beginner beekeepers
- Free membership in the association
- Swarm Removal
Beginning Beekeeper Classes 2017
COST: $10 per household - includes a 1 year membership to our club.
The course will be held on the following dates in 2017:
- Tuesday January 17th
- Tuesday January 31st
- Tuesday February 14th
- Tuesday February 28rd
- Tuesday March 14th
- Tuesday March 28nd
All classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY, and will start as close to 6:30pm as possible and runs to 8:30pm or later.
Members from our club will be the lead teachers for the course with others doing some of the specialized presentations. The following is the general outline that will be followed:
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2017 Geneva Bee Conference
The 2017 Geneva Bee Conference is a joint venture of the Ontario-Finger Lakes Beekeepers Association and the Finger Lakes Beekeepers Club. Dont miss Dr. Dewey Caron and Kent Williams as well as other great speakers! We will continue doing a box lunch offering and our evening social at a locial winery!
Place: Hobart & William Smith College, Geneva, NY. In Vandervort Room in Scandling Campus
300 Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY 14456
Our monthly meetings are open to the public and are free to attend. We often have guest speakers at our meetings that cover a wide range of topics. They are held at 7pm the second Monday of every month at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center, Building 5 Auditorium, 400 Fort Hill Avenue Canandaigua, NY 14424. Club officers meet prior to the meeting to review club business, this is open to the general membership. All presenters and announcements must meet with club officers 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting to review their message and approve it.