Event Details

At our meetings, Gulfcoast Beekeepers of Florida members will educate and mentor beekeepers of all skill levels with practical and pertinent beekeeping information. Come ask your questions! You don't have to be a beekeeper (yet) to join us, just have a sincere interest in honey bees. For Collier county, click here

We will be discussing:

  • what should be going on in your hive that month,

  • any current problems we face as beekeepers,

  • current pest and infections along with IPM strategies (integrated pest management)

  • BMPs, local and state legislature affecting beekeepers

  • as well as where to get equipment and supplies locally

  • local bee-related events.


Tentative Schedule for 2017 (subject to change without notice):

  • Jan - feeding & winter hive maintenance - inaugural meeting
  • Feb - preparing for the upcoming honey flows
  • Mar - supering & swarm prevention
  • Apr - requeening
  • May - products from the hive & harvesting honey
  • Jun - harvesting honey & varroa
  • Jul -
  • Aug - building your equipment with separate workshop on Sat, Aug 19th at the Farm
  • Sep - preparing for the last nectar flow, swarm prevention, and screen bottom boards
  • Oct - final honey flows
  • Nov - preparing your hives for winter
  • Dec - holiday party



  • When: Tue Aug. 21
    10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

  • Address: 25550 Harbor View Rd #3
    Port Charlotte FL,US 33980

  • Web: Visit Website