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The Sandusky River Valley Beekeepers Association is open to anyone that is involved in beekeeping or is interested in learning more about the honey bee.. It's members are a mixture of commercial and hobby beekeepers, and individuals wishing to stay informed. Members do not need to own a bee hive.  As you probably know the number of honey bee hives and beekeepers are decreasing each year for a variety of  reasons.  Our purpose as an organization is to promote the honey bee, foster communication between  beekeepers and educate people about the plight of the honey bee.  We offer programs in Huron, Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties to students and groups who have an interest in learning about honey bees.  Whether you're a "New-Bee" or you tend several hundred hives, the Sandusky River Valley Beekeeping Association is the place to Bee!


We meet at the First United Methodist Church, 510 W. Maple St. (across from Miller Super Value) in Clyde, Ohio

       Meetings are held the first Monday of each month at 7:00 PM   Click "Meetings" for information on location and then on "Calendar" for meeting dates and topics .  The meetings are open to the public. If you would like to become a member click on  Membership Form  and follow the instructions on top of the form.


2016 Howard Muncy Beekeeping Scholarship

Howard Muncy was introduced to beekeeping at an early age by helping his grandfather in Pikeville, Kentucky.

When Howard was 17 he enlisted into the United States Army. He later moved to northern Ohio upon his discharge from military service where he met and married his wife Nancy and made their home in Erie County.

It was in Erie County where Howard continued to learn more about the fine art and love of beekeeping. He managed over 75 bee hives. His bees were put to work pollinating for local farmers. From the pollination work came honey production.

With great interest and enthusiasm Howard mentored new and experienced beekeepers.

Howard’s best advice and quote was: “We the beekeeper need the farmer and the farmer needs the beekeeper. We have to find a common ground when it comes to Pesticide usage.”

Howard Muncy Scholarsip Application

2016 Beginner’s Beekeeping Class will meet both on April 2 and 9, 2016 from noon to 5 PM.  Register early.  The one class meets both days for a total of 10 hours of instruction.  You must attend both sessions.


USDA conducts nationwide HONEY SURVEY


DUES are DUE for 2016

Print out the membership for above and send to the address listed on the form.


Many educational links are listed to the left.  Click on each to see the links for additional information or pictures  Feel  free to browse any of the topics to your hearts content.

  Christmas Spirit 2013 - For Local Food Banks - click here - Pictures

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