Bee City Read-Aloud Fun Day in Fort Bragg

Information from the Fort Bragg Library: Learn all about bees, their benefits to our crops, to the environment and to our lives, at this fun, bee-themed event. Bee City Read-Aloud Event Saturday, March 25 at the Fort Bragg Library  499 E Laurel St Fort Bragg, CA 95437 10:30am – Noon Bee Stories*, Crafts, and […]

March Beekeepers Meeting

The Mendocino Coastal Beekeepers will meet again on Thursday, March 9th at 6pm. This month we will discuss first year beekeeping and watch a DVD by Thom Carey of T&S Bee Farms on First Year Hive Management. There is no charge. Meeting at the community room at the Fort Bragg Library. For more information call Tanya […]

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 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 […]

Fort Bragg Becomes the First Bee City USA™ in California!

Fort Bragg Becomes the 1st Bee City USA™ in California and 23rd in the Nation!     (Fort Bragg, CA  July 8, 2016) – Fort Bragg’s City Council has voted unanimously to become a Bee City USA®, the first city designation in California. Bee City USA designees nationwide are a diverse group that includes Hales Corners, Wisconsin; […]

Pollinator Health is Priority for Minnesota!

Last Friday, a small crowd gathered in the agriculture building at the Minnesota State Fair. Beekeepers, entomologists, reporters, farmers and pollinator advocates circled around a small podium, waiting for Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson and Governor Mark Dayton to speak. The crowd wasn’t disappointed. In a short press conference, Frederickson and Gov. Dayton announced new […]

Summer Interns Create The Bee Bold Mendocino Web Page!

Thanksgiving Coffee Company has been very fortunate this summer with the addition of four wonderful student interns from the Mendocino High School. From the start to finish, this group has been a joy to work with and they were able to accomplish so much during the summer. We are extremely grateful for all of their help and […]