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Introduction to Beekeeping Classes

Classes this year are the first weekend in May – 6th and 7th from 12:00 to 4:00 both days at Meadowbrook Interpretive Center. You can pre-register at Si View Parks Registration We’ll cover treatment-free and traditional methods, splits, combines, foundationless … Continue reading

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Mentors

We’re getting the mentor program started again, and need some volunteers for mentors. If you’ve got a couple of years of beekeeping under your belt and know how to tell the difference between a drone and a queen, you’re probably … Continue reading

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April Beekeeping Class

OOPS! I misspoke at the March meeting. The class is NOT 1st weekend in April (See below). This is why I should always check calendars before announcing dates. Beekeeping 101 – w/ Treatment-Free practices. This class is a two-part class … Continue reading

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2015 Woodenware

2015 woodenware prices and order forms are now up. Details can be found at Group Buying Order and payment deadline is the February Meeting.

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2015 Beekeeping Classes

Beekeeping 101 – w/ Treatment-Free practices. This class is a two-part class (two afternoons) including all the information you’ll need to get started in beekeeping. Also included is information on keeping bees in a treatment-free program (foundationless, small-cell, top-bar and … Continue reading

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Human Bee In – Volunteers Needed

We desperately need volunteers for this! The club has been handed the gift of a well-promoted PR opportunity and we should capitalize. Event is at the Whole Foods in Redmond. We need people to run a meet-and-greet booth. Contact me … Continue reading

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Apiary Program

Weather permitting, we’ll be kicking off our apiary program tonight starting at 6:00. The apiary program is open to existing members and provides hands-on learning in the club’s apiary. On the docket for tonight: * Placement of nucs. * Inspection … Continue reading

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Woodenware

At long last, and after much consternation woodenware is finally here. I’m going through the delivery tonight and matching pieces up with orders. Just in case you didn’t get the memo (I didn’t have an e-mail for everyone). I goofed … Continue reading

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Spring Reversals – Why and Why Not

As mentioned at the meeting – Walt Wright on why reversing may be doing the opposite of what you intend. http://www.beesource.com/point-of-view/walt-wright/spring-reversal-not-good-management-for-all-areas/

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Woodenware Order Form

2014 woodenware order form (members only). Just plug in the item counts and let the spreadsheet do the work. Orders are due at the March 4 meeting. WoodenwareOrderForm

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