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: October 2, 2020
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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: Tom Zwayer
Vice-President: Louise Adkins
Secretary: Sage Sill Brandum
Treasurer : Tina Bobek
Trustee : Matt Woida
Trustee : Peggie Shaw
Trustee : Jake Kellstadt
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
Our meetings are the second Thursday of each month.  Please check this site prior to the meeting in case a change is made.

We understand and fully respect that some people may be reluctant to meet in a group. If you can’t make it, we will continue to keep you updated via the website, Bee Notes and Facebook. 

If you do come, please:
- Wear a mask
- Chairs will be spaced 6-feet apart. Tables will be pushed aside
- Children’s play area will be closed. Use restrooms only if absolutely necessary!
- Proper sanitation will be practiced in common areas
- Bring hand sanitizer
- If the room cannot accommodate everyone and yet maintain safe distancing, we will need to limit occupancy.
- If you aren’t feeling well or have other health concerns please refrain from attending.
Together again.
Rest in peace dear friends, you are missed.