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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 about beekeeping and the valuable role of honey bees in nature and agriculture. 
We promote the art and science of beekeeping. 
 
Are you curious about bees, interested in learning about raising bees, or are you already a beekeeper? We'd enjoy meeting you! 

Online  Calendar Monthly ZOOM Meetings, Links  & Presentations BONS on FaceBook
Exceptional Beekeeping     Websites 

Educational Videos

State Aparist & Regional Bee Inspector

          WOODENWARE TUTORIALS 

Step by Step assembly of  Langstroth Hive Body and Frames. - Ray & Marlene Cross      Assembly Videos of Langstroth Hives - Building Frames and Supers.  - John Lewis        
DIY: Build 5-Frame Medium NUC Boxes - Tim Riggleman

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Meeting
Information

Classes

Membership
Application

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Woodenware  Sales - Orders must be prepaid  Orders taken from February 07 - March 11, 2021.
To order - (click here)

 

 

BONS BeeShop - Per piece hive materials for  sale. Orders taken from February 07 - March 11, 2021.
To order - (click here)

 

 

Bee Packages - Bee Packages for sale through BONS. Orders must be pre-paid. Orders taken from February 07 - March 31, 2021
To order - (click here)
NEW DELIVERY DATE, SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 2021.

                      

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BONS NUC Interest Survey
Please take a moment to fill out our quick survey. 
(click here)

March 2021 ZOOM Educational Meeting - 
Thursday, March 11, 2021 -
Member's open discussion time: 6:30 - 7:00 pm -  Join in and chat away!
Guest Speaker Time 7:00 pm  
Speaker: Kamon Reynolds (Tennessee's Bee YouTube fame)   YouTube Video Links
Topic: Queen grafting and rearing for building nucs and producing local queens 
ZOOM Invitation:
 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84603869411?pwd=Qk9Mdlg2NDBBdDlSRGlZVWJpbDduUT09

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BONS Club MemberIN THE NEWS!
Creating a Buzz with Recycled Pharmacy Coolers Bee Inovative!  (click here)

A Mothers Thank You Note to BONS:
(click here)

Free Bee Magazine Links: (click here)

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DID YOU KNOW?
What a grand way to spend a Sunday afternoon!
Read an interesting article (click here)

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Due to the continued COVID-19 restrictions all 
BONS community events, service opportunities, 
and live club meetings and activities are postponed.
 
Please see BONS our online calendar for any active community events including BONS.  (click here)

FEEDBACK
We would love to hear your thoughts, suggestions, concerns or problems with anything so we can improve! 
(click here to leave feedback)

 

 

 

 

 

 

MISSING OUR EMAIL?
Haven't heard from us lately? 
Check your email address
and update if necessary! 
We'd hate for you to miss out
on something great! (Members Only Corner)

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MONTHLY DRIBBLE
BONS Newsletter

Did you miss the president's monthly newsletter?
To Catch up or start fresh.  (Click here to read)

If you have not been receiving a newsletter please contact Paul Peters. 
Sorry, newsletters are only available through email.

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DO IT NOW
Northern Virginia Honey Bee Annual Cycle
This is a suggested checklist of events in a beekeeper’s year. Weather conditions, hive locations, hive equipment, and the type of bees will influence actions and events throughout the year.
(click here)

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Member Volunteer Opportunity: 
Volunteer beekeeper needed to take care of the apiary at Sky Meadows. Contact Bruce Bryant for details.

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BONS EVENTS AND PRESENTATIONS CALENDAR -
To submit a calendar date - (click here)
Please fill in the information and select submit.

 

 A BIT OF HUMOR -
your monthly dose of giggles!

 Saturday Apr, 30 2016 - Kevin & Kell

       More Hive Humor!