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Please join Metro Beekeepers & Trinity Valley Beekeepers on Tuesday, 14 Sep, for our monthly meeting.
The Q&A session starts at 6:30, and the main program starts at 7pm.

This month John Wright will present “The Dynamic Apiary”.
Two Doves Apiary is solely owned and operated by John and Sarah Wright and have been keeping bees for 5 years. Two Doves Bees and Gardens is located in Collin County, just outside of Wylie Texas at the top of Lake Ray Hubbard.
Two Doves Bees and Gardens utilize Langstroth bee hives in 10 frame, 8 frame, and nucleus boxes, using both deep and medium frame configurations. Their main goal is to grow bees and provide them to other beekeepers in addition to maintaining a small number of hives for honey production.
A key part of Two Doves is our efforts to grow native plants as well as a garden using organic methods and processes - while pursuing a sustainable suburban homestead. Additionally, Two Doves Bees produces educational videos on the YouTube channel.
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We also look forward to hearing from some of the youth scholarship students about their experiences in beekeeping.

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Topic: TBVA / Metro Beekeepers
Time: Sep 14, 2021 6:30 pm

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Happy Beekeeping!

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Welcome to Metro Beekeepers.

The Metro Beekeepers Association (“MBA”) is organized to educate its members, and the general public of the importance of bees to horticulture and the environment. We provide education about the best methods of beekeeping and honey production. We promote beekeeping in urban areas, as well as, attracting and training future beekeepers in the science, and craft of beekeeping.

Membership is open to the public and consists primarily of amateur beekeepers and others not professionally connected with beekeeping or commercial honey production. General Member meetings are currently held online on the 2nd Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 pm, with a Q&A session starting at 6:30 pm.  Links to the zoom meetings will be posted on both our Facebook and Events page.

Become a MBA Member/Renew your Membership/Class Enrollment

Whether your becoming a new member, or just renewing your membership, we have some sweet options.

Announcements:

Bee Removal Permit - please make sure to submit your Bee Removal Permits if you have not done so for this year.  If we do not have your permit copy please send one to us or bring a copy to the meeting so that  our website and files can be current.

** Sign up for the 2021 Beekeeping Class- Beekeeping Class begins at 5:30 p.m. The 11 class program is January-November. Class is $125 and includes a course text book.

Consider joining the Beginner Beekeeping class for 2021. Classes are the 2nd Mondays of Jan thru Nov (even when the General Member meeting is on Tuesdays). While we are meeting online, classes start at 6:30p on the 2nd Mondays.
When we return to meeting in-person, classes will start at 5:30 pm on the 2nd Mondays, at Southside Preservation Hall, 1519 Lipscomb St, Ft Worth, 76104. We plan to record classes and make them available to enrolled students afterwards, in case you can't attend at the class time, or would like to review the information.

Learn about hive types, equipment, protective clothing, obtaining & installing bees, inspecting, diagnosing & solving problems, harvesting & sales, benefits of bees & beekeeping, & AG exemptions. There will also be field trip opportunities. Join the class using the links above, or mail payment to Metro Beekeepers, PO Box 79105, Fort Worth, TX, 76179-0105

For questions, email the Treasurer.