Category Archives: Events

NBA October Meeting – Overwintering your bees

We have our October Meeting planned and we want to see you there!d1173912-6c29-40fc-aeb5-ac10edeaa9d4

When: Sunday Oct 9th 1:00pm

Where: Charlie Simonds apiary – Honey Bee World, 12805 Rokeby Road, Bennet, NE. It is just south of Highway 2 between 120th and 134th Streets Southeast of Lincoln.

What: Charlie will be showing us best practices for overwintering your bee hives. Bring your protective equipment as we will be around live hives.

*Attn Scholarship students and new beekeepers**   this is a great learning experience for you as you get ready to put your hives away for winter. Having strong colonies going into winter sets you up for next year!

As always, these events are also open to the public. If you have a friend who would like to come, forward them this email or bring them along!


State Fair Volunteers Needed!!



Calling all volunteers!!
We are looking to fill our volunteer shifts at our booth during the State Fair
Shifts are 9 am- 3 pm  and 3 pm- 9 pm daily
Volunteering a full shift gets you admission into the fair, a free ice cream at the end of your shift and the knowledge you are
  • Helping to recruit future beekeepers,
  • Spreading the knowledge of how beekeeping/bees are vital to our lives,
  • Help our one and only fundraiser of the year for our scholarship program
Contact our Volunteer Coordinator Amy Nelson  at 402-314-0729 or to set up your shift

Register today – Bee Fun Day – June 12th, 2016

We are excited to announce our 2016 Bee Fun Day!  Our annual event has learning opportunities for all levels.

This year, if you do the early bird registration (postmarked by 5/28/16), your name will be put in a drawing to win your registration fee back!

So get registered today!

We’ll be posting updates on our Facebook page:

Download Registration form here:   BFD2016