Update from Thanksgiving Coffee

… This is a blog post from Thanksgiving Coffee, regarding their cause coffee benefiting Friends of the Earth, and their local efforts to save the bees in Mendocino. Read the entire article at www.thanksgivingcoffee.com/bee-bold-update/ In February of 2016, Thanksgiving Coffee made a commitment to honor a species that is necessary for the continued existence of […]

Queen of the Sun Documentary

The folks at Bee Bold Mendocino wanted to share an awesome documentary with all of you! We’re hoping to host a showing in the next few months, in Fort Bragg! Stay tuned for more information. For now, check out this trailer for the Queen of the Sun: QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees […]

February Beekeepers Meeting

The Mendocino Coastal Beekeepers will meet again on Thursday, February 9th at 6pm . This is an open meeting with all beekeepers and those interested in beekeeping invited. This month will be a review of basic beekeeping and the equipment needed to get started. Current local beekeepers will share their experiences with raising honeybees. Please […]

Time-Lapse: Bees Hatching

We can’t get enough of this time-lapse from National Geographic. Witness the eerily beautiful growth of larvae into bees in this mesmerizing time-lapse video from photographer Anand Varma. Varma said the six-month project, for which he built a beehive in his workshop, gave him a new respect for the meticulous job of beekeeping.

Dr. Gary Alt Lecture on Bears

There will be a lecture on bears on January 16, at the Caspar Community Center. Dr. Gary Alt, Wildlife Biologist will be leading the lecture and will be accepting questions. As we know, bears and bees are incompatible.This will be a great opportunity for Mendocino beekeepers to ask about bears and maybe learn more about […]

January Beekeepers Meeting

The Mendocino Coastal Beekeepers meeting for the 2nd Thursday of January on the 12th will feature a Beginning Beekeepers lecture and demonstration with Healdsburg beekeeper April Lance. Open to the public with an interest in knowing more about backyard beekeeping, questions for more advanced beekeepers will also be answered. At this time an advanced group […]