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WHERE WE LIVE


Who lives where - click links below to find out.

2 live in Texas
247 live in Virginia
5 live in West Virginia
1 location unknown

IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR!

BONS Club Honey Extractor

Member use only, click on link below for details:

http://www.valleybees.online/Extractor.htm

CONTACT DOUG & RAMONA MORRIS

(540) 592-3873

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Club News & Important Updates!

In Memoriam:

Club friend and mentor 

BILLY DAVIS 

Passed away peacefully on July 16, 2018.

Without Billy, BONS would not exist. 

He will be missed.

 

 

 

WEBSITE LAUNCH DATE: 11/10/2017

 NUMBER OF SITE VISITS TO DATE:  22,874

AS OF:

   REGISTERED FOR SITE:       137 MEMBERS

   NOT REGISTERED FOR SITE: 125 MEMBERS

   MEMBERSHIP REGISTERED:    52.3%

 

 

 

 

To our recently released club leadership -

Thank you for your service and positive contributions to the club. We appreciate your dedication and comittment to the BONS vision and are grateful for the time spent together in service, as friends, and as fellow beekeepers!

On behalf of the BONS membership, thank you! 

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Beekeepers of the Northern Shenandoah 

We are a group of beekeepers in the northwestern corner of Virginia who are dedicated to increasing public awareness of honey bees, educating beekeepers about sustainable beekeeping and promoting the sale of honey bee products.

BONS is a 501(c) (3) non-profit charitable organization

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   BONS MEMBERSHIP

Beekeepers of the Northern Shenandoah

Join us at one of our meetings!

Are you curious about bees, interested in learning about raising bees, or are you already a beekeeper? We'd enjoy meeting you! We're a group of beekeepers from the northwestern corner of Virginia.

Guests are always welcome to our meetings!

Meeting Information  

BONS Membership Application

 

 

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INTERESTED: We have been invited to participate in the annual Green Neighborhood Expo on the Old Town walking mall on Saturday, September 15th from 11-3pm. This is an opportunity for us to educate and the public sell product.

INTERESTED: Carla Giacomangeli has property available to place hives in Millwood.  Contact her directly at Carla Giacomangeli

INTERESTED: Ron and Jennifer Gustafson of Berryville, are looking for anyone wanting a place to put hives.  Contact them directly at 703-309-2746. 

INTERESTED: in working with a farmer to keep hives on his property with fruit trees on Rt.17 off Rt. 50 in Fauquier County? Contact Doug/Ramona Morris 540-592-3873

INTERESTED: in daytime volunteer work for a local nonprofit? 3 hours once a week! Long-term non-medical help needed at Sinclair Health Clinic in Winchester. Contact: volunteer@fmcwinchester.org

 

CLASSES

For information on beekeeping classes or class schedules please use the education link on the navigation bar or click here

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2018 Honey Bee

Conference

HAMPTON ROADS CONVENTION CENTER

AUGUST 13-17, 2018

 Conference Information

EAS is looking for volunteers -details please contact: Karla Eisen

EAS Website

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BONS on FaceBook

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New laughs - A little hive humor!

What's new to the website!

BONS Mentors!

Need to ask a question or offer a comment - Try using the MESSAGE FORUM to ask your question, get an answer, or pass along some BEE wisdom to members! (click above or go to navigation bar)

DATES TO REMEMBER

 

UPCOMING EVENTS MARK YOUR CALENDAR SAVE THE DATE & SEE YOU THERE!

GENERAL CLUB MEETING:

THURSDAY,  August 9, 2018 7:00 PM

YOU MISSED AN INTERESTING PRESENTATION

Sharif Durzi, Research Assistant, VA Tech, will speak about "Thermoregulation in the honey bee: why they fan"

THURSDAY, September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

   Topic: The latest lessons from EAS presented by Cindy, Bruce and Doug who just came back from EAS in Hampton.  You don't know what EAS is? Come and learn what you missed.

 

BONS CLUB TEE SHIRTS -

HOT OFF THE PRESSES! 

Club tee shirts are now available and will be for sale at our monthly general meeting.

See Doug Koch to purchase one! $12.00

 

BONS CLUB WINDOW DECALS

Contact Lennie for more details or to purchase.

Membership or Website issues please contact Paul Peters  natsfan57@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATTENTION:

IMPORTANT MESSAGE
 

If you are a property owner and have no interest in keeping bees yourself but would consider allowing a BONS member to maintain hives on your property, we may be able to make arrangements for bees on your property.  Contact us. You would be helping the overall environment, especially the honey bees!

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINUTE MOTIVATORS!

Have you read a good book about bees lately or discovered a great source of invaluable information about beekeeping?

Please consider giving a 3-minnte presentation to the club at one of our meetings.  It's a great way to get to know other club members and to let them know about you. Contact Bruce Bryant  to set a date!

PHOTO OF THE MONTH

PHOTO OF THE MONTH ARCHIVE!

(click here to view)

Submit photos to Paul Peters

natsfan57@gmail.com