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
Beginners on the farm workshop
There will be a on the farm workshop as part of the Ontario Finger Lakes Beekeepers Association Beginner Beekeeping Class.
We will do Smoker Lighting Practice and Installing a Nuc into a hive.
Admission is Free for this event. Please RSVP by following this link and filling out the registration.
Bring your smoker, smoker fuel & lighters with you to practice lighting your smokers. We might have a hive we will be able to go thru and also we may have a nuc to install into a hive. So bring your bee suits & jackets with you for the nuc install(weather and bees depending) and general hive bee-ginner tips. You will NOT need hive tools for this workshop.
2016 Geneva Bee Conference
The 2016 Geneva Bee Conference is a joint venture of the Ontario-Finger Lakes Beekeepers Association and the Finger Lakes Beekeepers Club. Dont miss Mike Palmer and Dr. Tom Seeley as well as 3 other great speakers! New this year is 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.