The Scioto Valley Beekeepers is dedicated to assisting current and future beekeepers in Pickaway County and the surrounding areas in Ohio. Our mission is to promote public awareness of the benefits, necessity, and value of the honeybee throughout human existence. 
This page was last updated: January 31, 2023
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Have a swarm in your yard? 
Click Here for a list of local beekeepers that can help.
The Poyner bee yard during a light rain. In the middle left hand side of the picture you can see a bee flying.
Bill Huhman's awesome picture!
Marty Smiths English Garden Hive
Not where the swarm was supposed to be.
A swarm moving into a swarm trap.
A beautiful swarm. Photo by Desiree Poynor
President: Amanda Cuic
Vice-President: Tom Zwayer
Secretary: Abigail Buller
Treasurer : Tina Bobek
Trustee : Laura Aume
Trustee : Matt Woida
Trustee : Barb Harwood
Membership: Marie Crawford
Founder : Arnold Crabtree
Beekeeping School Instructor : David Crawford
Website: Marie Crawford

The Scioto Valley Beekeepers displays this information as a guide for beekeepers in Central Ohio and should be adjusted for other climates and situations. In addition, the information and opinions contained herewith do not constitute or represent the recommendations or opinions of the Scioto Valley Beekeepers or its officers, directors, or members. No liability, whatsoever, is or will be assumed by the Scioto Valley Beekeepers, at any time, now or in the future, as the information contained on this site should be used at your own risk.
Contact us via email:  sciotovalleybeekeepers@yahoo.com
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Rest in peace dear friends, you are missed.
Pickaway County Area Beekeeping Class
The 2023 beginning beekeeping class offered by Scioto Valley
Beekeepers will be held the evenings (6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.) of Feb.
15, 22 and March 1 in Circleville. The class is convenient for
anyone in surrounding counties wishing to learn more about
beekeeping. The class is led by experienced beekeepers and
timing is perfect for those who want to get an early start with their
very own bee hives in the spring. Class size is limited so please
register early to avoid being closed out. Cost is still $65 per
person and includes a reference book, handouts, classroom
instruction, beeyard experience, a one-year membership in the
Scioto Valley Beekeepers and a one-year membership in the
Ohio State Beekeepers Association. Interested? Send an email to
sciotovalleybeekeepers@yahoo.com and request a registration