Events

Upcoming Events

Mar
27
Tufts University, Barnum 104
Mar 27th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DATE HAS CHANGED TO THE 27TH Come to our BABA March meeting to hear Tufts bee-searcher Nicholas Dorian discuss his research on the bumble bee life cycle and how such research can aid in conservation efforts. Talk title: God save the queens: Assessing bumble bee conservation from a life cycle perspective
Apr
11
Cambridge Innovation Center
Apr 11th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dean Stiglitz will speak on swarming as we enter spring in New England.
May
09
Tufts University, Barnum 104
May 09th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kim Skyrm on the winter loss survey/honey bee health update, Dave Strickler on beekeeping tech and remote data collection with BroodMinder devices.

Past Events

Feb
25
Boston Nature Center
Feb 25th 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
In this one-session introductory workshop, you will gain an introduction to the fascinating world of the honey bee. We will talk about what it takes to keep a busy, productive hive of bees happy; where to get bees of your own; how to set up and maintain a hive; and what types of activities and time commitment are required throughout the year. This is a beginner’s workshop, so no previous knowledge is required.
Feb
14
Cambridge Innovation Center
Feb 14th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Itziar Garcia will be speaking on pollinator gardens.
Jan
10
Tufts in the Barnum Hall building
Jan 10th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anita Deeley will be presenting on Urban Beekeeping & Pest Management
Dec
13
Urban Beekeeping Lab
Dec 13th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr. Noah Wilson-Rich will present on Honey DNA & Beekeeping Technologies.
Nov
15
Nov 15th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mary Canning will be presenting on Beekeeping in Tanzinia.
Oct
11
Oct 11th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A Tufts Research Update by Rachael Bonoan and Kelsey Graham
Sep
13
BCYF Nazzaro Community Center
Sep 13th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We will have a talk on overwintering from Mel Gadd, beekeeper for Drumlin Farms. Mel has experience with Langstroth, Top Bar, and Warre hives. Afterwards, we'll discuss discuss open board positions.
Jul
23
Boston Nature Center
Jul 23rd 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meet the Beekeeper mornings at the Boston Nature Center apiary. Featured topic: Robbing
Jun
26
Jun 26th - All Day
The Tour de Hives will engage, educate and enchant you with a first-hand look at honey bees in hives across the city, guided by the humans who tend them. On Sunday, June 26th, join us for a bicycle tour of apiaries in Somerville, Malden, and Medford, followed by a picnic lunch. Come celebrate the bees with us.
Apr
30
Fenway Victory Garden
Apr 30th 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
This intermediate level beekeeping workshop will discuss the causes of and reasons for honeybee swarms, how to manage and reduce the swarm impulse in your own hives, and what to do if you notice swarming behavior in your colonies. Making swarm control splits will also be discussed.
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