OTTAWA — The Illinois Valley Beekeepers Association will hold its monthly meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. on the second Friday of each month at the University of Illinois Extension Office in Ottawa.
February’s program will be for new and established beekeepers. Topics to be discussed are when and how to order equipment, the hives, the bees, how to care for hives in the winter and plan for spring, summer and fall. “This is a great forum to talk about our pollinators,” according to Paul Barrett, Program Coordinator University of Illinois Extension.
For reasonable accommodation to participate, call 815-433-0707 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.