Beekeepers of Bitterroot Minutes

Meeting was held at Mosaic Church in Hamilton, Montana

January 11, 2020 Called to order by President Loren Stormo at 0915AM

Welcome of new People

Financial report: Balance of $4,001

Reminder for Beeginner class Feb. 1

Donation for Student Travel Awards – Motion made and seconded to donate to Student Travel Awards $500. Motion passed.


                Keep entrances clear

                Emergency feeding

                Get ready to order woodenware, packages, Nucs

2020 bee sources have been posted to website.

Plans for 2020:

  • Pollinator Plants

  • Following Wild Bees (We’d like to do a wild bee colony search) [editor’s note see  for interesting video)

  • Scot Debnam

  • Michelle Flenniken

  • Jerry Bromenshenk, Training a honey bee

  • Hive inspection at Teller

  • Honey Bee Summit (WAS) July 9-14

  • Splits- Who is doing one that would be willing to share or sell?


  • Ravalli County Fair Committee

  • Outreach to Girl Scouts

  • Schools

  • Service Clubs

Adjourn approximately 1055AM