Regular Monthly Meetings
Meetings take place at the Topsham Grange Hall (47 Pleasant St. in Topsham) and are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month September to December, and March to May.
Doors open at 6:00 pm for socializing and refreshments and the business meeting starts at 6:30, followed at 7:00 by a guest speaker or round-table discussion.
The next monthly meeting will be on Wed. November 14th, 2018.
The next open hive meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 6pm in Bowdoinham. This year Jennifer Lund the Maine State Apiarist is scheduled to appear and to demonstrate the proper technique for a mite alcohol wash, which lets you asses mite levels and determine whether you should treat the hive.
Directions: Take Rt. 24 from Topsham heading towards Bowdoinham. Go through Bowdoinham and take a right onto Brown’s Point Rd. at the top of the hill. Go about 2 miles to a 4 corners and take a left onto Abbagadassett Rd. Go down the road until you pass mail box 142. Continue down the road maybe 200 yard. Turn right onto dirt road into a large field. “You have arrived”.
Click here for a Google Map marking the nearby mail box (not the final destination).
Warning: The open hive event will be taking place in a field, and ticks and fields keep close company.