Parks, beekeepers to host honey harvest


Submitted photos Greene County Beekeeper Bill Starrett works in the bee apiary at Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.

Submitted photos Greene County Beekeeper Bill Starrett works in the bee apiary at Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.


Submitted photos Greene County Beekeeper Bill Starrett works in the bee apiary at Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.


Submitted photos Greene County Beekeeper Bill Starrett works in the bee apiary at Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.


BEAVERCREEK — Greene County Parks & Trails and the Greene County Beekeepers will harvest honey off this year’s hives 12-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at Russ Nature Reserve, 2380 Kemp Road.

Participants will help spin honey off the comb, watch as it is bottled for sale, and chat with a local beekeeper. Honey will be for sale the day of the harvest.

The family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted.

For more information, call GCP&T at 937-562-6440, visit gcparkstrails.com or email info@gcparkstrails.com.

Submitted photos Greene County Beekeeper Bill Starrett works in the bee apiary at Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2018/08/web1_Beekeeper.jpgSubmitted photos Greene County Beekeeper Bill Starrett works in the bee apiary at Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.

Submitted photos Greene County Beekeeper Bill Starrett works in the bee apiary at Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2018/08/web1_Beekeeping.jpgSubmitted photos Greene County Beekeeper Bill Starrett works in the bee apiary at Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.

Submitted photos Greene County Beekeeper Bill Starrett works in the bee apiary at Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2018/08/web1_Beekeeping2.jpgSubmitted photos Greene County Beekeeper Bill Starrett works in the bee apiary at Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.