Upcoming events

    • 28 Nov 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (PST)
    • Bend Environmental Center

    November COBKA Meeting

    We will be discussing Winter Bees!

    Our Beginner's Corner will be held at 5:30 across the hall.  Hope to see you all there!

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    • 23 Jan 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (PST)
    • Bend Environmental Center

    January COBKA Meeting

    Our Beginner's Corner will be held at 5:30 across the hall.  Hope to see you all there!

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    • 10 Feb 2018
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Central Oregon Community College
    • 77
    Register

    2018 COBKA BEE SCHOOL

    More information will be posted here as it becomes available.


    This annual event is structured to provide attendees with all the information needed to begin beekeeping in Central Oregon.  Our event booklet will include the information discussed during the event as well as handy local supplier contacts, advice on local plant varieties to encourage pollinators and more.

    We will have breaks between lectures to visit with mentors and see different types of hives and beekeeping supplies.  There will be a lunch break with some snacks provided - please bring a sack lunch if you choose.

    We are working towards reducing waste created by our events: Please bring a water bottle and/or your beverage of choice as we will not be providing beverages in disposable packaging.

    Registration is for our 2018 Bee School is $35 for non-members and $15 for current COBKA members. 

    Non-member registration includes one year of COBKA membership.



    • 27 Feb 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (PST)
    • Bend Environmental Center

    February COBKA Meeting

    Our Beginner's Corner will be held at 5:30 across the hall.  Hope to see you all there!

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Past events

18 Nov 2017 COARC Saturday in the Apiary
27 Oct 2017 2017 ORSBA Conference
24 Oct 2017 COBKA October Club Meeting - Beekeeping Myths
14 Oct 2017 COARC Saturday in the Apiary - NEW LOCATION!!
26 Sep 2017 COBKA September Club Meeting - Winter Preparations
11 Sep 2017 COBKA Autumn Seminar: Honey Bee Anatomy & Dissection Laboratory with Dr. Lynn Royce
09 Sep 2017 COARC Saturday in the Apiary
29 Aug 2017 2017 COBKA Beekeeper's Potluck Picnic!
13 Aug 2017 COARC SUNDAY in the Apiary!
25 Jul 2017 COBKA July Club Meeting
22 Jul 2017 COARC Saturday in the Apiary - WORKSHOP!
27 Jun 2017 COBKA June Club Meeting
09 Jun 2017 Hive Inspection Demonstration
08 Jun 2017 Hive Inspection Demonstration
08 Jun 2017 Hive Inspection Demonstration
30 May 2017 COBKA Hive Inspection Demonstration
27 May 2017 COARC Saturday in the Apiary
23 May 2017 COBKA May Club Meeting
08 May 2017 COARC Package Bees Installation Demonstration
06 May 2017 Package Bees Installation Demonstration!
29 Apr 2017 COARC Saturday in the Apiary
25 Apr 2017 COBKA April Club Meeting
30 Mar 2017 COBKA Special Event - Rearing and Caring for Mason Bees
28 Mar 2017 COBKA March Club Meeting
28 Feb 2017 COBKA February Club Meeting
25 Feb 2017 2017 COBKA Bee School
24 Jan 2017 COBKA January Club Meeting
27 Dec 2016 COBKA December Club Meeting
28 Oct 2016 2016 ORSBA Conference
25 Oct 2016 COBKA October Club Meeting - Winter Preparation in Central Oregon
08 Oct 2016 Oct. 8th COARC Saturday in the Apiary
27 Sep 2016 COBKA September Club Meeting - Honey Extraction
13 Sep 2016 COBKA Autumn Seminar: Honey Bee Anatomy & Dissection Laboratory with Dr. Lynn Royce
10 Sep 2016 Sept. 10th COARC Saturday in the Apiary
23 Aug 2016 2016 COBKA Beekeeper's Potluck Picnic!
14 Aug 2016 COARC Advanced Beekeeping Workshop
26 Jul 2016 COBKA July Club Meeting - Migratory & Commercial Beekeeping
23 Jul 2016 July 23rd COARC Saturday in the Apiary
19 Jul 2016 An Evening with Dewey Caron on Beekeeping
15 Jul 2016 Carrot Seed Pollination and Bee Health Workshop
28 Jun 2016 COBKA June Club Meeting - Non-Langstroth Hives
25 Jun 2016 COBKA Summer Seminar - Killer Bees & Medicines of the Hive
24 May 2016 COBKA May Club Meeting - Swarms & Hive Splitting
13 May 2016 COBKA Hive Inspection (queen check)
11 May 2016 COBKA Hive Inspection (swarm check)
26 Apr 2016 COBKA April Club Meeting - Rearing and Caring for Mason Bees
26 Mar 2016 COBKA Guest Speaker: Dr. Ramesh Sagili
22 Mar 2016 COBKA March Club Meeting - Bee School Recap / Q&A
12 Mar 2016 OSU Extension BEEvent Pollinator Conference
05 Mar 2016 2016 COBKA Bee School
23 Feb 2016 COBKA February Club Meeting - Planting for Pollinators in Central Oregon
26 Jan 2016 COBKA January Club Meeting
24 Nov 2015 COBKA November Club Meeting
14 Nov 2015 Beekeepers Ball
06 Nov 2015 ORSBA Conference
27 Oct 2015 COBKA October Club Meeting
17 Oct 2015 Oregon Honey Festival
14 Oct 2015 October Steering Committee Meeting
07 Oct 2015 COBKA Free Community Beekeeping Seminar - Tree Hive Bees - with Lynn A. Royce, Ph.D.
03 Oct 2015 TUMALO BEE ACADEMY HONEY EXTRACTION
01 Oct 2015 Western Apicultural Society Conference
26 Sep 2015 COARC Saturday in the Apiary
22 Sep 2015 COBKA September Club Meeting
17 Sep 2015 COARC Begining Beekeeping Workshop
12 Sep 2015 COBKA Autumn Beekeeping Seminar
29 Aug 2015 COARC Advanced Beekeeping Workshop
13 Aug 2015 COBKA Beekeeper's Potluck Picnic
18 Jul 2015 Hive Opening
09 Jul 2015 July Club Meeting
11 Jun 2015 Monthly Club Meeting
06 Jun 2015 Hands-on Beginner Hive Opening
14 May 2015 Monthly Club Meeting
09 Apr 2015 Monthly Club Meeting
04 Apr 2015 2015 Bee School
12 Mar 2015 Monthly Club Meeting
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