CMBA meetings are normally the first Tuesday of each month at Oregon Ridge Nature Center, Shawan Rd. Cockeysville, MD. Special events will be announced on the Home page. Board meetings are normally the third Monday at OR. Short Course times and dates as shown below, if current. Cancellations follow the Baltimore Co. school system.

Membership & Board Meetings start at 7:00PM, so come early for visiting. From May-September, there will be open-hive demos in the meadow at OR for at least half an hour before meeting time, weather allowing. Nominal starting time for open hives: 6PM +/-

2014 General Meeting Schedule/Speakers

Date Topic Speaker
April 21, 2014 Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Members Meeting ┬áVince Aloyo – Pheromones: Communication and control elements within a colonyNote: Open hive demo with Steve McDaniel, in the meadow, 6:00PM, weather permitting. Subject of the demo: Introducing queens and checking for Varroa mites
Tuesday June 3, 2014 Members Meeting Elizabeth Hill – Nematodes vs. Small Hive Beetles
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 Members Meeting Gene Scarpulla – Native Bees of Hart-Miller Island, MD
Tuesday August 5, 2014 Members Meeting Annual Summer Cookout; other shenanigans TBA
Tuesday September 2, 2014 Members Meeting Karen Renninch, “Report from the Front Lines: BeeInformed Partnership and UMD Research”
Tuesday October 7, 2014 Members Meeting Sam Droege – “On ground nesting bees”