Purpose

The purpose of the EOBA Association is to:

  • Assist its members and others interested in bees and beekeeping;
  • Assist members with their beekeeping problems;
  • Cooperate with the (OMAF) Ministry of Agriculture and Food ;
  • Disseminate the latest beekeeping information;
  • Exchange new beekeeping ideas and to educate the public at large;
  • Promote good marketing practices;
  • Promote improvement of the beekeeping industry in Eastern Ontario;
  • Provide opportunities for members to meet and discuss their challenges and successes;

News and Announcements

Check back here often for the latest EOBA meeting announcements, newsletters, and relevant news.

2015 Summer Field Day

Join the Eastern Ontario Beekeepers Association and the Lanark County Beekeepers Assocition for our 2015 Summer Field Day

August 23rd, 2015
9:30 am -3:00 pm

Paul Lacelle's Apiary
126 Spruce Dr. Mississippi Mills,
Ontario, Canada

Agenda coming soon

EOBA 2015 Spring Meeting

April 13, 2015 - 7:00 pm
St Richards Church House (corner of Merivale and Withrow
8 Withrow Avenue,
Nepean, ON  K2G 2H6.

There is a lot of parking on Rossland Ave.

Agenda to come

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    EOBA 2014 Fall Meeting

    October 27, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    St Richards Church House (corner of Merivale and Withrow
    8 Withrow Avenue,
    Nepean, ON  K2G 2H6.

    There is a lot of parking on Rossland Ave.

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    OBA Summer Meeting 2014

    Mark your calendar: The OBA summer meeting will be Sunday, August 17th, 2014

    This year it's a picnic and hands-on beekeeping day in partnership with Lanark County Beekeepers' Association. Everyone is welcome. It will be potluck or bring your own picnic. No registration fee.

    For more information please click on the link below:

    EOBA Fall Meeting 2014

    Monday, October 27, 2014
    7:00p.m. till 10:00p.m.
    St. Richard's Anglican Church
    8 Withrow Ave. (enter through Rossland St.)
    Ottawa, Ontario K2G 2H6

    There is ample parking on Rossland Ave.

    Bus Information:

    • OC Transpo route 176 passes the church on Merivale Road

    • OC Transpo routes 86, 111, 116 pass nearby on Meadowlands Drive East at Merivale OC Transpo route 118 passes nearby on Baseline Road at Clyde Avenue

    • OC Transpo route 151 passes nearby on Merivale at Clyde Avenue

    Agenda to follow.

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    Spring meeting highlights, 2014

    Over 70 people attended our meeting, including members of the Lanark County.

    Brent Halsall reviewed on how to make splits and he also gave a hand-out. Melanie Kempers of the Tech Transfer Program updated us on Nosema impact study and a Queen quality study.  She also discussed the upcoming 2014 projects.

    Our auction was very successful, thanks to all the participants.  We raised over $1,000 for the Tech Transfer Program.  

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    Beehive auction will take place at our next EOBA spring meeting on Monday April 14th, 2014.

    Complete Basic Hive, Bees included !!!

    Consists of - Telescoping Roof, inner cover, 2 deep brood boxes with 4, L-shaped metal frame rests, 16 wood frames with  wax coated plastic foundation, bottom board, entrance reducer, 4 frame nuke of Hutchings Bees, (with marked queen), metal queen excluder, 3 shallow honey supers with 6 metal 9 frame spacers , 27 wooden shallow frames with  wax coated plastic foundation.

    EOBA Spring Meeting 2014

    Monday, April 14, 2014
    7:00p.m. till 10:00p.m.
    St. Richard's Anglican Church
    8 Withrow Ave. (enter through Rossland St.)
    Ottawa, Ontario K2G 2H6

    There is ample parking on Rossland Ave.

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    Cooking with Honey - Get your recipe books today

    Cooking with Honey

    Get your Cooking with Honey and Summer Cooking with Honey cookbooks!

     

    Only $5 each.

    Proceeds from the cookbooks go directly to support activities by our Eastern Ontario Beekeepers Association.

    Eastern Ontario Beekeepers Association - September 2013 Newsletter

    Fall Meeting - September 23, 2013 - 7pm

    The fall meeting will be held on September 23, 2013 starting at 7:00 at St Richards Church House 8 Withrow Avenue, Nepean, ON.  K2G 2H6. The church is on a corner of Merivale and Withrow. There is a lot of parking on Rossland Ave.

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