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Pawtuckaway starting a new season...

Michael Bayko, one of the founders of Pawtuckaway Beekeepers' Association, 88, of Merrimack passed away on January 7, 2018 after a short illness surrounded by family. For over 35 years Mike was actively involved as a member of the New England Bee Keepers Association. He served in several leadership roles in NH Clubs and MA Clubs and was awarded Bee Keeper of the Year multiple times. For many years including this past fall season, he served as a Judge for Honey in Apiary exhibits in Fairs and Festivals throughout NH and MA. Private services. 

Whats New?

  • We now have Electronic Payment options for Membership and for Bee School registration!

    *Membership New & Renewals can be completed from the "Join Pawtuckaway" Page!

    *Bee School Registration can be completed from the "Bee School" Page!

    BOTH will transact via PayPal, Safe & securely.  Please try them out if you need to sign up for Class or Renew your membership!

Upcoming Events:

January 15th - Monthly Meeting 7-9 pm

Program - Biology of Wintering Bees.  Honey bees are one of but a few kinds of insects that survive the winter as a colony. In our program you will gain a better understanding of your role as a beekeeper and what your colony is doing during these winter months. 

  • February 5th - Bee School  6-8:30 pm    All 2018 paid member bee school graduates are welcome to join the classes again.                                                      
  • February 19th - Monthly Meeting
  • March 10th - Special presentation by Kirk Webster from VT,  in conjunction w/ Seacoast Keepers Association
    (Note: this will replace the monthly March meeting Location: 
     BSA's Camp Carpenter, 300 Blondin   Road, Manchester, NH  03109 

All our Regular Monthly Meetings and BeeSchool 2018 Meetings will be held at the Deerfield Community Church.  Check here for directions.

The Pawtuckaway Beekeepers' Association is a diverse group of people who meet to learn about, discuss and promote all aspects of beekeeping and honey production. We include hobbyist and commercial beekeepers and those who are interested in becoming beekeepers.

Our meetings are held on the third Monday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Deerfield Community Church, Deerfield, NH. During the summer months we host meetings at various locations in New Hampshire. These special meetings give our members an opportunity to visit apiaries and other locations where beekeeping is an important part of day-to-day operations.

Honey Bee Swarm?

For contacts and resources regarding bee swarms or bee removals, click here.


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