You are viewing the Chattahoochee Valley Beekeepers Association website. It is our hope that we can conveniently share beekeeping news, ideas, suggestions, and knowledge through this avenue. Come to our next meeting, which is listed over in the right-hand column, and listen to an educational program, discuss pertinent information, and network with other bee enthusiasts.
This website is first and foremost a tool. With it, our plan is to work together for the enrichment of everyone's knowledge as well as to gain membership, promote networking, and to pass on essential information for the continuation of beekeeping in the Chattahoochee Valley area.
We meet on the second Monday of every other month, and welcome anyone who is interested in learning about bees. Many of our members have vast amounts of information through experience, study, and observations, while others are eager learners. Everyone, however, is willing to share whatever information they have. To find out more about the basic organization of our group, visit the "About CVBA" section of this website.
Welcome to the Chattahoochee Valley Beekeepers Association Website. We're glad you stopped by for a visit. If Honeybees have invaded your space and you need help, please click on "Help" at the top right of this page. If you're here because you have an interest in Honeybees, oh boy, are you in the right place! Our club is full of people who are passionate about Honeybees and those who keep and care for them. Explore this website for information on meeting times and locations, or click on "Contact Us" above so your questions can be directed to a member who can help you. A word of CAUTION!! Keeping Honeybees is highly addictive! - Paul Berry, president CVBA
So, explore the various facets of the magnificent honey bee, and learn about one of the world's most useful substances known to man - HONEY!
Below are some photos of a recent bee removal. The bees are alive and well... thanks to Doug Roberts, Steve Slappy, Betty Beegle, Freddy Beegle, and Katie Roberts. As you can see, it is forty-five feet in the air on the outside of a boy scout climbing tower.
HELP! Swarms & Bee Rescue
Beekeeping Short Course 2015
Our next meeting is OCTOBER 13, 2014. Time is 6:00 PM. Location for this meeting is the Columbus Library on Macon Road. This is an interim meeting with no formal speaker.
NOVEMBER meeting is at Oxbow Meadows on November the 10th. This meeting will feature Bill Owens as our speaker.
The DECEMBER meeting will again be at the Columbus Library. The Date is December the 8th. This is an interim meeting with no formal speaker.
September's Annual CVBA Picnic was a huge success. Click here to view some photos!
Most, but not all of our meetings are held at Oxbow Meadows.
Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center is located at 3535 South Lumpkin Rd., Columbus, GA
All of our meetings are on the second Monday of the month, except, of course, September's annual picnic. Now you can put us on your calendar early and plan out your entire year of beekeeping meetings. Stay tuned, however, as not all meetings are at Oxbow Meadows. We will post the location of each meeting as early as possible.
Becoming a member of our Beekeepers Association is easy! CVBA-MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
Nucs Arrive 2014
Varroa Mite Test
- Spring 2015 Beekeeping Course
- Apitherapy (Bee Sting Therapy)
- Great Folks, Great Weather, Great Food, Great Time!
- ANNUAL PICNIC
- Standing Room Only!