Below, scenes from LCBA events ~ see menu, above, for complete galleries of specific workshops & other events. . . .
Below, member Terrie Phillips displays newly assembled super at one of LCBA's assembling workshops:
Below, new beekeeper Nina gets acquainted with a drone on package bee pickup day:
Below, LCBA Mentorship Coordinator Dan Maughan displays a frame at a May 2016 hive inspection workshop:
Below, Q&A at an LCBA workshop on treating for Varroa mite:
Below, tasting honey at LCBA's July 2016 supers removal workshop:
Below, LCBA Education Coordinator Peter Glover guides 2016 Youth Scholarship student Sam in assembling frames in a jig:
Below, former LCBA president Norm Switzler leads hive inspection workshop at a member's apiary:
Below, new beekeeper Michaela prepares to install nuc bees in hive boxes that she painted herself:
Below, workers tend a queen cell from a colony recovered by LCBA's Bee Team:
Below, hands of bee team members fixing comb from a colony removal into frames for transport.
Below, bees bring home brightly colored pollen:
Below, fascinating abstract shot of bees on comb by member Sherri Underhill:
Below, LCBA members relax at July 2013 potluck:
Unless otherwise noted, photos on this website are by the webmistress. Below, bees begin to beard on this camera ~ evidently ready for their close-up!
Below, LCBA President Kevin Reichert guides Youth Scholarship student Sam in hive inspection at a Sept 2016 workshop:
Above, LCBA mentor Nancy Toenyan takes on the bee beard challenge at WSU's short course in beekeeping, 2015; below, LCBA Treasurer Rick Battin sporting his bee beard at the same WSU event:
Below, LCBA Secretary Susanne Weil turns the crank on a honey extractor as members Jenny Salzer & Peggy Hammer look on - at one of LCBA's 2016 workshops:
Below, LCBA President Kevin Reichert displays a sample of a well-filled-out honey frame at a 2016 workshop:
Below, new beekeeper Anneke holds a drone at LCBA's package bee pickup:
Below, former LCBA President Norm Switzler leads colony removal as homeowner watches inside; LCBA removes swarms free of charge; colony removal may involve a fee depending on the complexity of the removal ~ for information, visit our Swarm & Colony Removal page.
Below, bees on comb exposed after ceiling boards taken down at an LCBA colony removal:
Below, 2016 Youth Scholarship student Josiah Cowin with Mentor Gottfried Fritz inspecting Gottfried's hives in Mossyrock:
Below, Norm Switzler at a hive inspection workshop in 2013; Norm served as LCBA's president, 2011 - 2015.
Love bee photos? Explore U.C. Davis apiculture program photographer extraordinaire, Kathy Keatley Garvey's, FLICKR gallery ~ click here. Complete URL: