Barn Owls – Totem Symbolism

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This totem reflects the ability to the heart and the mind.
It can connect you to spirits and the houses that they haunt.
Mediums and “ghost hunters” often have this totem.
This totem can give you very strong clairvoyant abilities.


early Cycle of Power: Year Round
Time of Power : Midnight
Attributes: Asymmetry, Stealth, Sound, Discord, Polarization

Anyone who has seen the light coloured heart shaped face of a Barn Owl are stricken. Some find it the image of beauty, while others find it haunting. One might consider a Barn Owl Totem to be much like a regular Owl Totem. Yet this is untrue. What most do not realize is that the Barn Owl is a completely separate classification from regular owls. Barn Owls are from the family called ‘Tytonidae’ (meaning barn owl), while other owls are in the family called ‘Strigidae’ (meaning ‘True Owls’). The Barn Owl, Sooty Owl, Masked Owl, Bay Owl and Grass Owl all fall under the family of ‘Tytonidae’. All Tytonidae owls have the distinct white or light coloured heart shaped face and large dark eyes. The Strigidae Owls all have yellow eyes and do not have the heart shaped facial disk of the barn owls. A Barn Owl also sounds different than the Strigidae Owls. Instead of hoo-ing, they make a variety of sounds including hisses, screams, clicks, and cackles. Barn Owls vary in colour from browns to reds with white on their undersides. They are about 18 inches long and have a wingspan of around 42 inches (that’s nearly four feet!). The colouring on their back allows them to blend in with wood in their environment. In fact many barn owls go unnoticed as they look just like a stump or tree bark from the back. When flying, its white underbelly gives it a ghostly appearance. The white is also a bit of camouflage for creatures on the ground looking up. The white will either make it blend in with the clouds, or make the owl look like one. The Barn Owl likes to groom its feathers often and has a built in comb on the middle talon of each foot. The Barn Owls eyes are located in the front of its face (like most predators), but they cannot swivel in their sockets as ours do. But to make up for this they can swivel their head 270 degrees. When they do this quickly from one direction to the other, it looks as if they can swivel it right around. The barn owl is quite short lived in the wild. It lives generally 1 or 2 years (due to predation). In captivity, they have lived up to 25 years. The Barn Owl lives on every continent except for Antarctica, preferring warmer climates to colder ones. It only lives in several distinct spots in Canada, as the climate is often too cold for them.

The face of the barn owl is one of the most interesting things about it. Not only is it distinctive and pretty, it also serves a useful purpose. The heart shaped facial disk actually directs sounds to the Barn Owl’s ears, much like a satellite dish picks up signals to transmit to your television. And its ears are the most interesting things about this animal (even though you cannot see them). Its ears are not symmetrical on its head. There is one on each side, but they are in slightly different positions. And each ear is only capable of hearing a certain set of tones. Together, they can hear quite a complete range, but each ear hears a different thing. This asymmetry allows the barn owl to hunt, not with his eyes, but with his ears. In fact a Barn Owl could glide over a field with its eyes closed and still pick up dinner. The asymmetry allows the Barn Owls brain to effectively triangulate locations of prey or objects when flying. Although its eyesight is fine, it just pales in comparison to its astonishing sense of hearing. Another special adaptation of the Barn Owl is its soundless flight. While not completely soundless, it is nearly soundless and quiet enough to hunt its prey without giving them warning.

The Barn Owls main food source is mice. It eats mice almost exclusively. If it cannot find mice it will eat rats, small rabbits, frogs, lizards, small sea birds and insects. It is so tied to mice as a food source that its population rises and falls in line with mouse populations. A person with a Barn Owl Totem would be wise to look at the mouse Totem as well because of this direct correlation. A Barn Owl chooses his habitat based on his affection for mouse meat. It likes to live in trees, caves, or structures nearby grassland that could contain mice. This is why barns are so perfect. Barn Owls can rest up in the rafters of old wooden barns and come out at night to hunt. In fact a Barn Owls hearing is so efficient that it can hunt a mouse in a pitch black darkened barn with its hearing alone. Its soundless flight aids them here significantly. As humans encroach upon the wild, Barn Owls have less and less habitat to live in and their numbers dwindle. Also, newer metal structure barns have had an impact on Barn Owls as they get too hot during the day for the Owl to rest, and the Owl is nocturnal, so it rests in the day. It is saddening, as the Owls are only beneficial to farmers, clearing their fields of creatures that would feed off its crops. Unlike other animals, you can actually build a birdhouse for a Barn Owl. If you build a structure of the right dimensions, a Barn Owl will likely take up residence there. The Barn Owl is mainly hunted by the Great Horned Owl and similar species. Its only other threat in this world is man. We encroach on their habitat and take a few out with cars here and there.

Barn Owls are monogamous by nature, mating for life. During courtship, the male will circle the females’ roost screeching. If the female responds with a croaking frog sound, then he may approach. The male will usually give the female gifts of field mice during courtship to show his worth. They mate during warm periods throughout the year. Unlike other animals it isn’t dictated by season. The Barn Owl can mate in spring, summer, or even the dead of winter if it is warm enough. They can mate up to 3 times a year if the opportunity arises. The female lays between 3 and 15 eggs and the male will feed her while she incubates them. The interesting thing about Barn Owl eggs is that they do not hatch all at the same time (nor are they laid all at the same time). They will hatch days apart (a month after being laid) and often the older hatched fledglings will help feed the newly hatched ones as they have learned to hunt already. They are ready to leave the nest by about 3 months. Barn Owls do not migrate at all, they simply wander from the territory of their birth in random directions to set up their own nests. Up to 80% of all barn owls don’t make it to adulthood, which is about 10 months of age.

Mythologically, one might assume that the Barn Owl would be associated with Athena in the Greek pantheon. Well, this is not so. It turns out that the Greeks saw a difference in these types of owls as well and the Barn Owl was sacred to Ares, not Athena. With its excellent predation, you can see why Ares might be a fine choice. The Barn Owl is unfortunately one that is villainized in Mythology. The Newuk tribe believed that if you were a wicked person, you became a Barn Owl when you died, otherwise you would become a great horned owl. In Britain, a screeching Barn Owl supposedly predicted a storm was coming. Or if you were in a storm, it predicted that the storm would be over. Most interesting though is that there have been plenty of UFO sightings that were in reality Barn Owls. Apparently barn owls sometimes get luminous mold or fungus on their feathers due to where they perch, etc. This combined with their white belly gives the appearance of a glowing object in the sky. Combined with its silent flight, you get a silent glowing object zipping this way and that. Just like a UFO!

Just like the animal, a person with a Barn Owl Totem will have a polarizing effect on those that they know. Some will find them irresistible and others will feel discord and unease around them. This is paralleled with people finding the Barn Owl either strikingly beautiful or haunting. Perhaps its the asymmetry that people sense in the Barn Owl that causes discord, or perhaps its the quiet yet predatory way in which they may look at people. It is because of this polarizing that a Barn Owl Totem will be quick to decide who his or her friends are and who are not. They will fall into neat little categories in his or her brain and once decided, the Barn Owl will probably not revisit this decision. Once a friend, always a friend. Once an enemy, always an enemy. In love, this sense of commitment follows as well. Barn Owl Totems will have committed relationships, preferring mates that are similar to themselves. In the relationship, Barn Owl Totems like to share responsibilities rather than opt for traditional roles. Even though they may be quiet individuals, their love live will be on the spicy side behind closed doors (as indicated by their active predation). Career wise, the Barn Owl Totem is not one which will do well in jobs involving a lot of social interaction, although it is not like other totems which shun social interaction altogether. Jobs where it can show its gift of sound will be optimal. An audio technician, composer, musician, mixer, foley artist, or audiologist would be good examples of this. The asymmetry of the Barn Owl indicates that a person with this totem will tend to do things in a different fashion than what is expected. Not different in a bad way, just different. It is good because these differences often lead to ingenuity and inspiration. With its silence and stealth, the Barn Owl Totem will prefer to be relatively unnoticed in a crowd. It prefers to be unnoticed, but not overlooked. There is a subtle difference here that perhaps only a barn owl could appreciate. If they are overlooked, you will find out in their sudden change from quiet watchfulness to loud and predatory action.

Written by RavenDreamer


Review of: Owl Spirit Meaning, Symbols, and Totem
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Owl totem description, symbol, and spirit animal meaning.
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Insight and Symbolism of Spirit OwlOwl Spirit Symbolism Words: Wisdom, Silence, Magic, True Sight, Solitude, Enlightenment, Secrets, Night, Change, Omens, Vigilance, Dreams, Feminine, Intuition, Stealth, Mystery, Insight

Owl Meaning and Symbolism: The spirit of Owl brings with it many different meanings. If the Owl symbolism has entered your life recently take a moment to stop and reflect on some of the following messages:

Silence, Solitude: Is the bustling cacophony of daily life overwhelming you, are your words getting you into trouble? If Owl has glided silently into your life it is important to heed this totem’s important meaning. Owls are generally solitary and they have the remarkable ability to fly silently and to quietly move from perch to perch. The silence and symbolism of the owl spirit offers lessons of stealth and poise in our everyday lives. You may need to remove yourself from the noise of life and become the still silent observer. After slowing down and becoming stable you will be amazed by the wealth of information and meaning that surrounds you.
True Sight, Secrets: Is someone in your life being dishonest, are you being left in the dark by friends or family? The owl totem can help to reveal those who would take advantage of another or deceive others. If the owl guide has appeared to you, it may be bringing you the ability to see what others may miss. Open your eyes and truly examine how things are, you will be surprised that suddenly you can see things that are normally hidden from view – like the motives of those around you. External appearances will give way to the truth and meaning hidden beneath.
Owl Symbolism in DreamsChange, Intuition: Do you feel stagnant or apathetic; does that little voice in your head constantly nag at you? Owl is often thought to come to those who need to let go of some part of their life that is no longer needed. Listen carefully to that inner voice and be guided to recapture the knowledge of your true path in life. Owl’s senses pierce through shadows, beyond fear and darkness, through to the other side that promises light, happiness and knowledge.
Night, Dreams: Are you being hounded by fears and worries, have you been having strange or disturbing dreams? Because most owls are active between dusk and dawn, they are sometimes called Night Eagles or messengers from the dark side. If the Owl totem comes and sits nearby, it may indicate a need to peer into the darkness and face your fears. Also, pay close attention to your dreams, they carry powerful meaning and symbols of your unconscious and emotional well being.

People with Owl Totem are…

Creative Dreamers
Great Listeners
Wise Counsels

Meaning of Owl PeoplePeople who possess the power of the owl share many traits with their totem animals and feel a strong connection with the night and to the occult. Owl medicine brings the gift of wisdom and insight.

It is almost impossible to keep a secret from an owl-person, as they see through even the best hidden ploys. They always grasp the whole truth and often take this gift for granted. It is because of this uncanny ability to see through the masks that most people wear, that owl people are often unpopular and feared by others. If Owl is your spirit guide it is important that you do not use your sight against others but instead to help them discover the meanings of life messages that surround them.

The gift of owl medicine is wisdom and the ability to see in the shadows, this translates into great insight, for the self, and for the others. People with owl as their symbolic spirit guide find it easy to intuit deeper reasoning and meaning in relationships and events. Like the beat of the owl’s wings you must be gentle in sharing your wisdom, and subtle about its delivery. If all goes well the subject of your gaze may not even be aware that you are giving them valuable advice.

Many owl people are overly secretive or isolate themselves from others. Imagine a person who stays inside, up late at night, pursuing knowledge and understanding. The secretive habits of the owl, its quiet flight and various calls, whistles, screeches and hoots, have made them objects of fear and superstition. As an owl person it is important to remember that there is both a night and day, and to not get lost purely in the spirit of night and mystery. Remember that the owl totem carries with it the gift of insight, and what use is this gift if it is not shared?

Message and Meaning of OwlOwl’s Message: Owl brings with it the message of truth and awareness. When owl hoots at you or swoops into your life make sure to stop and become aware of your surroundings, seek truth in every aspect of your life and interactions.

Owl symbolism in Dreams: The appearance of owl in your dream brings several different meanings. In the dreamtime this totem symbolizes wisdom, insight, magic, expanded awareness and virtue.

If the owl is silently observing you, remember that this spirit is a symbol of insight. Examine your own life and reconnect with your intuition.

If the owl is flying, swooping, or stalking it represents your fears and negative behaviors. Do not let your worries hang silently over your head and instead address any problems so they may be changed.

To hear the screech or hoot of an owl symbolizes a disconnection with your inner voice. Your conscious and unconscious minds are out of synch. Alternatively, the cry may carry the meaning of loss or regret.

Cultural Owl Symbolism: Throughout history and across many cultures, people have regarded Owls with fascination and awe. Few other creatures have so many different and contradictory beliefs about them.

Cave Painting Symbolism of Owl

Native American Symbolism: The most prevalent Native American symbolism of Owl is one that is associated with death and spirits. Many Native American tribes viewed the owls as spirits of the dead, or the souls of the recently deceased. Some tribes also believe that owl was a messenger of the underworld and carried spirits to the afterlife. Owls were also viewed as powerful spirit protectors and their feathers held great meaning and value.
Celtic/Gaelic Symbolism: In Celtic symbolism, the owl is noted for wisdom, keen sight, and patience. The owl is a guide in the underworld and an effective hunter. At the same time this night-dweller was considered a “corpse-bird” or “night hag.”
Indian Symbolism: In early Indian folklore, Owls represent wisdom and helpfulness, and have powers of prophecy.
Greek/Roman Symbolism: In most lore the owl symbolizes wisdom and protection and was the favorite bird of Athene, the goddess of wisdom. To the Romans, the owl was both a symbol of victory and doom. To hear the hoot of an Owl presaged imminent death. The deaths of Julius Caesar, Augustus, Commodus Aurelius, and Agrippa were apparently all predicted by an Owl.
Chinese Symbolism: Asian peoples told tales of the owl stealing children in the night. Others believed witches could fly about in the form of owls and that sorcerers could send messages by means of this bird.

Biblical Symbolism:

Because he is a solitary night bird, the owl has come to represent the forsaken. Job in his affliction calls himself “a companion to owls” (Job 30:29). The owl is associated with ruins – places that have been utterly abandoned and are unfit for human habitation. The complete ruin of the cities of Israel’s enemies is emphasized by the following statements: “the owl and the raven shall dwell in it (Isa 34:11 NKJV); it shall be an habitation of dragons and a court for owls” (Isa 34:13); “the owls shall dwell therein: and it shall be no more inhabited forever; neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation” (Jer 50: 39). Christianity saw in the owl a symbol of Christ, who came to those who sat in darkness and in the shadow of death (Luke 1:79).


3 Mystical Actions to Empower your Inner Wild Woman

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3 Mystical Actions to Empower your Inner Wild Woman


“A Woman’s issues of soul cannot be treated by carving her into a more acceptable form as defined by an unconscious culture, nor can she be bent into a more intellectually acceptable shape by those who claim to be the sole bearers of consciousness. No, that is what has already caused millions of women who began as strong and natural powers to become outsiders in their own cultures.”  ~Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D.


Women are the bearers of untamable divinity.  When we place the soles of our feet upon the holy ground of Mother Earth, we open to a special feminine language.  We pierce the mundane with every step we take, as the rest of the world’s rubber soles tread unaware.  The spiritual woman’s path is the pendulum sway of voluptuous hips in accord with the myriad rhythms of time.

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How the Architecture of Our Buildings Shapes the Germs Around Us

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How the Architecture of Our Buildings Shapes the Germs Around Us.

We design buildings to make human lives better—but should we also design them to make bacteria healthier? A new study posits just that, suggesting that the microbial communities that live amongst us are deeply influenced by the design of our buildings. Wait—but aren’t microbes bad? Not exactly.

“Do function, form and organization predict variation in the built environment microbiome?” ask the authors of the paper, which was published on PLOS One this week. To find out, the team at University of Oregon did a fine-grained study of the school’s business complex, a 13-year-0ld LEED-certified building with 155 rooms:

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Love, love.. What is Love?

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Love, love.. What is Love?


Love is one of the most complicated words in the English language as there are so many meanings attached to this one little four letter word.

Other languages use different words for the various meanings, but in English there is only this one word..

so what is it exactly?

Love makes absolutely NO sense! Why do I say that?

Because making a statement like the following, although it is part of what Love is it is not complete and would be a FALSE statement.. :

Love is:

When just the thought of someone or something brings a smile to your lips, a song to your heart, puts a skip in your walk or brings joy and brightens your day.

 Love triggers EVERY emotion and it’s no wonder that people get confused as to what others mean!

*from a basic care of/toward someone or something to extreme passion as in physical love, fear, longing, protection,etc.*


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 The dictionary says:

*Below are 28 +/-  meanings*


[luhv]  noun, verb, loved, lov·ing.

1. a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person.

2. a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend.

3. sexual passion or desire.

4. a person toward whom love is felt; beloved person; sweetheart.

5. (used in direct address as a term of endearment, affection, or the like): Would you like to see a movie, love?

6. a love affair; an intensely amorous incident; amour.

7. sexual intercourse; copulation.

8. ( initial capital letter ) a personification of sexual affection, as Eros or Cupid.

9. affectionate concern for the well-being of others: the love of one’s neighbor.

10. strong predilection, enthusiasm, or liking for anything: her love of books.

11. the object or thing so liked: The theater was her great love.

12. the benevolent affection of God for His creatures, or the reverent affection due from them to God.

13. Chiefly Tennis. a score of zero; nothing.

14. a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter L.

verb (used with object)

15. to have love or affection for: All her pupils love her.

16. to have a profoundly tender, passionate affection for (another person).

17. to have a strong liking for; take great pleasure in: to love music.

18. to need or require; benefit greatly from: Plants love sunlight.

19. to embrace and kiss (someone), as a lover.

20. to have sexual intercourse with.

verb (used without object)

21. to have love or affection for another person; be in love.

Verb phrases

22. love up, to hug and cuddle: She loves him up every chance she gets.


23. for love,

a. out of affection or liking; for pleasure.

b. without compensation; gratuitously: He took care of the poor for love.

24. for the love of, in consideration of; for the sake of: For the love of mercy, stop that noise.

25. in love, infused with or feeling deep affection or passion: a youth always in love.

26. in love with, feeling deep affection or passion for (a person, idea, occupation, etc.); enamored of: in love with the girl next door; in love with one’s work.

27. make love,

a. to embrace and kiss as lovers.

b. to engage in sexual activity.

28. no love lost, dislike; animosity: There was no love lost between the two brothers.


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Of course there are different definitions and origins for the word and descriptions of how they came to become what they mean today.

If you would like to read more about that, I have included this link to make it easier:

No matter how you perceive love, it is the key to living life to the fullest extent, the good and the bad.

Remember that without it, the world would be a much duller & less fulfilling place.


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FDA Alert: Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 0.083 percent (Nephron Pharmaceuticals): Recall – Aseptic Processing Simulation Results

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FDA Alert: Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 0.083 percent (Nephron Pharmaceuticals): Recall – Aseptic Processing Simulation Results.

ISSUE: Nephron Pharmaceuticals initiated a voluntary recall, at the retail level, of ten lots of product due to results from an internal monitoring process. NPC performs aseptic process simulation as part of an internal processes to assure product quality. All of the lots listed above met and passed NPC’s quality specifications at the time of manufacture. In accordance with published guidance regarding aseptic processing simulation from the FDA, NPC has initiated this recall as a precautionary measure.

Bee Keeping & Apiaries in Tennessee–What you need to know

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Bee Keeping & Apiaries in Tennessee

–What you need to know

You’ve heard about the dangers of the world loosing it’s bee population and want to help in some way, maybe even start your own.

But Where do you begin?

You could jump right in and do things the hard way, and face HUGE fines, OR start with the basics.

Here is what you need to know.

The honey bee is the official state agricultural insect.

Honey bees perform a pollination function that is essential to the propagation of many species of plants in Tennessee.

The mission of the Apiary program is to protect this valuable resource.

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture maintains beekeeper registration files, works through the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program to offer cost share opportunities and performs collaborative research and educational seminars with the University of Tennessee.

  • The University of Tennessee *UT* offers Beekeeping classes.

Here is their link if you would like more information on what they do & the specifics on their classes: http://bees.tennessee.edu/

The Tennessee Beekeepers Association Has information & PDF files and documents that you will need to look through as well.

A good site to save for further reference on Tennessee Beekeeping!

Healthy productive colonies of bees not only produce more honey, they also provide better pollination for our nations food supply. Proper pollination yields larger, more uniform shaped, marketable fruits and vegetables.

The Department provides a list of local honey producers for consumers and retail outlets looking for sources of local honey.

Contact TDA Marketing Division for more information.

To receive apiary applications or a pollination list by mail, or for more in-depth information, call Michael Studer, State Apiarist, at 615-837-5342.

  • ***Important Important Important!!***

If you are in Tennessee, ALL NEW Apiaries MUST be registered with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture!!!

The Apiary Act of 1995 includes a section on registration of apiaries.  In the Apiary Act, new apiaries are required to be registered with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.  These apiaries are required to be re-registered every 3 years.

The list of registered beekeepers and apiaries is maintained by the State Apiarist and upon registration, the beekeeper receives a unique registration number.  This number is the beekeeper’s personal registration number and can be used to brand hives and equipment.

Registration cards are available from this office, County Extension Agent offices, your local beekeeper association or this website.

There are a number of benefits to registering your apiary:

  • E-mail notification of disease outbreaks and updates from the State Apiarist.
  • E-mail and postal notification of aerial spraying of pesticides in your area when we are notified of the spraying projects.
  • Free inspection of your colonies if you are selling them, moving them or you feel you may have a bee health problem.
  • Registering your bees helps to protect your bees and your neighbor’s bees in the case of an American Foulbrood (AFB) outbreak or other regulatory pest.
  • If your colonies have to be destroyed due to American Foulbrood or other regulated pest or disease you will be compensated if they are registered.  There is no indemnity paid for the loss of unregistered bee colonies.

What can happen if you do not register your bees or your apiary?

  • Failure to register you bees or comply with the provisions of “The Apiary Act of 1995” may result in the confiscation your bees, beekeeping equipment and a $500.00 fine.
  • If your colonies have to be destroyed due to American Foulbrood or other regulated pest or disease you will not be compensated if they are not registered.

Please remember that by law all honey bee colonies in the state of Tennessee are required to be registered with this office.

All honey bees and used equipment transported into, out of, within or through the state of Tennessee are required by law to be inspected.

Here is a list/links for the DOWNLOADABLE Apiary Forms, Applications and Permits you will need:

  • World of Beekeeping from WA has a FREE Basic Bee Keeping Kit (your first email will be an interview or whatever they are offering at the time)

just fill in your name & email.

They also have a Step-By-Step DVD you can purchase. Here’s the link: http://www.worldofbeekeeping.com/get-started/

These websites all recommend JOINING a Beekeepers Club, or organization of some type, and is probably the single most useful thing you can do.

It provides an invaluable source of information, instruction, advice and assistance, as well as having some of the equipment

– such as an extractor – which can be borrowed or rented when necessary.

Even if the club itself doesn’t own any equipment, there is often a member who is prepared to lend you something.

Often there will be talks and demonstrations which will help clarify some of the confusing things one reads about.

If there are no Tennessee beekeeping associations in your area I strongly advise you to consider starting one.

It’s surprising how many people are interested once the word gets around.

For convenience I am including a list of known Beekeepers for the State of Tennessee.

  • Columbia Area Beekeeperrs Association
    Contact: Jack Wohlfarth, President
    Tel: 931-215-5389
    E-mail: jack.do@charter.net
    Web Site: http://www.columbiaareabeekeepers.com
    Culleoka Tennessee 38451
    We typically meet on the first Sunday of each month at 2pm in the Conference Building at the Tennessee Agriculture Experiment Station in Spring Hill. The general public is invited to attend.
  • Clinch Valley Beekeepers Association
    Steve Parks
    Email: clinchvalley_beekeepers@yahoo.com
    URL: http://clinchvalleybeeclub.org
    Phone: 865-661-7079
    Sneedville TN 37869
    We have 149 very active members.
  • Aaron Burns
    E-mail: The_Lorax@animail.net
    Knoxvile TN 37917
    Phone: 865-235-8553
    Free removal of swarms in and around the Knoxville area
  • Montgomery County Beekeepers Association
    Keal Madsen
    Tel Number: 931-645-3110
    E-mail: newgfarms@gmail.com
    Web Site: http://www.mcbaonline.ning.com
    305 Pageant lane
    Clarksville TN 37040
    The Montgomery County Beekeepers Association meets the first Saturday of every month (excluding January)in the public library at 10:00 am and is open to the public.
    Wallace Putnam
    247 Cain Dr
    Blountville, TN 37617
    Phone 423-323-1629
    Bill Hughes
    250 Leonard Lane
    Brighton, TN 38011
    Phone 901-475-1918
    Fax 901-767-9350
    Email bhfarms@prodigy.net
    Freddy Smith
    7030 Shaw Chapel Rd
    Brownsville, TN 38012
    Keith Elrod
    7119 Hutson Rd
    Christiana, TN 37037
    Phone 615-274-3725
    Email selrod@bellsouth.net
    Carl Barnett
    632 Pine Ride Rd
    Clinton, TN 37716
    Phone 865-435-6591
    Kenneth Bryson
    711 Genesis Rd.
    Crossville, TN 38555
    Phone 931-484-6646
    Dave Reed
    6807 Cedar Wood Court
    East Ridge, TN 37412
    Dwight Tew
    509 Ellington Dr
    Franklin, TN 37064-5013
    Phone 615-406-5164
    Fax 615-791-1578
    Email dwighttew@comcast.net
    Wayne Vantrease
    285 Vantrease Rd.
    Gallatin, TN 37066
    Phone 615-452-6675
    John Flanagan
    3785 Kelley Gap Rd.
    Greeneville, TN 37743
    Email flanmail@earthlink.net
    Earl Seay
    6729 Ottinger Dr
    Knoxville, TN 37920
    Phone 865-577-2811
    Adrion Baird
    1064 Davis Chapel Rd
    LaFollette, TN 37766
    Phone 423-562-6963
    Fax 423-562-2232
    Email adrionb@aol.com
    Jim Goodman
    8633 Hwy 11 E
    Lenoir City, TN 37772
    Phone 865-986-8360
    Paul Carter
    1241 Substation Rd.
    Pleasant View, TN 37146
    Phone 615-746-5398
    Email plcj3@aol.com
    Steve Postell
    1211 Mayflower Rd
    Sale Creek, TN 37373
    Phone 423-332-4266
    John R Kelley
    613 Sandy Point Lane
    Sevierville, TN 37876
    Phone 865-428-1272
    Email kelleyjohn@bellsouth.net
    Elaine Holcombe
    PO Box 303
    Shelbyville, TN 37162
    Phone 931-684-0826
    Carey Mitchell
    3900 Rock Springs Rd
    Watertwon, TN 37184
    Phone 615-286-2529
    Fax 615-286-4388
    Email petrabee@hotmail.com
    John Ferrell
    406 Joyce Lane
    Winchester, TN 37388
    Phone 931-967-2741
    Fax 931-962-2536
    Email jferrell@ext1.ag.utk.edu

There are pages upon pages of videos on YOUTUBE about beekeeping, but after talking with a friend & doing some research, I would not recommend jumping into Bees until you have the basics & done the other research from the links provided on this blog and talked to someone in your area that already has an Avery. This really may NOT be for you!

Rossman Apiaries in GA, also has some very valuable information worth checking out, as well as the ability to purchase your Bees & the Queens!

Hope this has helped some…. Enjoy your Apiary & Thank you for helping Save our Bees! Smile