Vermont Beekeepers Association

A meeting to explore formation of a Northeast Kingdom beekeepers club will be held November 18 at 7 p.m. at the University of Vermont Extension Offices, 397 Railroad Street, Suite 3, St.Johnsbury, VT 05819.

VBA President Bill Mares will attend to talk about this and other up-coming VBA activities.

For further information, contact Lauren Jarvi 802/751-8662 or


From VBA Member Annie Watson at Thistle Hill Apiary and Gardens in New Haven comes this great image from the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison and a lesson...wildhive

"It seems the days of this small swarm colony are numbered...And yet they valiantly work to bring in the last of the nectar.

"A lesson for us humans, to carry on and keep trying to solve the problems... even when it seems a pointless endeavor...Never to give up. This is a practical lesson, but one for our hearts as well."

If you are a VBA member and have an interesting picture or story about bees and beekeeping we would like to feature it on the VBA website. We are looking for articles and images that tell your story or show your bee yards. Be creative! Please forward any submissions to and we'll post them in a "Members Gallery".

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