Oglethorpe County Bee Club
Helping Mother Nature, One Colony at a Time
Join the Club!
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Come join the Oglethorpe County Bee Club, the third Monday of every month at
7 p.m. (doors open at 6:45pm) at the Georgia Farm Bureau, 925 Athens Rd., Crawford, Ga. — just a short drive east of Athens. We hope you'll attend!
Monday, May 16th, 2022
at Farm Bureau
doors open at 6:45pm
meeting begins 7:00pm
Long Langstroth Hives
Cory Momany (Georgia Journeyman and Vice President of the club) will discuss how modern beekeeping methods can be adapted to a Long Langstroth Hive. He will cover topics like the benefits and disadvantages, what features are helpful, queen rearing, supering, and swarm control. He will also compare the Long Langstroth to other horizontal hives (Lazutin, Top Bar).
Upcoming topic-June 20th
To be decided
Board of Directors for 2022!
President - Joe Conti
Vice President - Cory Momany
Treasurer - Georgia McPeak
Communication - Elizabeth Gingle
At-Large - Mike Conner
At-Large - Steven King
Librarian - Bruce Breedlove
OCBC Honey Sales!!
We are starting something new!
If you are interested in purchasing local honey from members of the club, please reach out to Elizabeth at
She will pair you with a beekeeper that is local to your area!
Save the Honey Bees License Plate is Now Live!
Make sure to order through the GBA website!
Winterville, Sat. May 14
The Oglethorpe County Bee Club will have a booth with educational materials and some honey for sale.
Come and meet us!
Young Harris Beekeeping Institute (UGA) at Young Harris College, Young Harris GA
Honey Bee Swarms
This space is reserved for members interested in removing low-hanging (up to 10 feet) swarms in the Athens and surrounding counties area. Service is usually free unless otherwise noted by beekeeper in your phone conversation.
Contact Communications email if you want your name here. We presently don't have anyone who can remove bees from buildings...best to contact Georgia Bee Removal for their paid services at gabeeremoval.com