Monthly Archives: February 2011

Package Orders

All those wanting packages, you need to submit your order by the next meeting, March 8th. Payment is due by March 21st. Contact Bob Combs to place an order.

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March Meeting – Blue Orchard (Mason) Bees

Join us March 8th for a discussion of one of our native pollinators Blue Orchard Bees (BOBs). Dave Hunter of Crown Bees (http://www.crownbees.com/) wil be talking about BOB bee systems, raising BOBs and using BOBs for pollination. March is also … Continue reading

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E-mail hiccup

We had a little hiccup forwarding mail to Ken at his comcast account. Long story short, it’s been fixed. So if you sent mail to mentor@snoqualmievalleybeekeepers.org and had it bounce, it’s all fixed now.

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Woodenware Reminder

Please send your woodenware orders in by Feb 15th to bob combs Details on pricing and items found here: Group Buying

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February Hive Calendar

Feed any hives that seem light, use the dry-sugar method mentioned in last-month’s hive calendar if the weather is cold. If it warms up to mid-50s you can feed 1:1 sugar water with a hive-top or frame-feeder. It’s still too … Continue reading

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Mentors Needed

We need mentors for our mentor program. Got a couple of years under your belt, successfully over-wintered bees? Some new beekeeper could really use your help. Don’t be shy, you probably know a lot more than you think you do. … Continue reading

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