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April 2018 Meeting

On April 3rd at the monthly meeting we will have some of our members will be giving demonstrations on creative ways to use honey, wax and pollen. Come and see their crafts and ask questions. Note, that if you want … Continue reading

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March 2018 Meeting

On March 6th at the monthly meeting we will have Robert Clark break apart and reassemble his Demonstration Hive that he has been using in the last four decades of teaching beekeeping in the Pacific Northwest. Through the generous support … Continue reading

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WA State Legislation Update – SHB 2640

The legislation (Substitute House Bill 2640) that protects registered beekeepers from legal prosecution of perceived civil damage (including allergic reactions from bee stings) has passed unanimously out of committee. Now it needs to get out of the house rules committee … Continue reading

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February 2018 Meeting

On February 6th at the monthly meeting we will have Debra Langley-Boyer give a presentation on a new (to the USA) style of hive, AZ Slovenian Hive. Also Charles S. will be reviewing basic beekeeping for the winter months. Note, … Continue reading

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Trifecta Beekeeping Event

An awesome Trifecta Beekeeping Event, sponsored by Brushy Mountain Bee Farm and BG Bees, will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Best Western PLUS Hood River Inn in the Columbia Gorge, Hood River. Guest speakers include: Thomas … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year to everyone. Hope that 2018 brings a early spring (get some maple honey), long honey flows and many splits. Just a reminder that there is NO meeting in January, so see you all in February!

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December 2017 Meeting

On December 5th at the monthly meeting we will have Dr. Timothy Lawrence give a presentation on “mad honey”. Note, that if you want to join the club. Purchase your membership for 2018 by seeing Andy Matelich at the meeting. … Continue reading

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November 2017 Meeting

On November 7th at the monthly meeting we will have Pamela give a presentation from Daniel Downey about varroa mites. Note, that if you want to join the club. Purchase your membership for 2017 by seeing Andy Matelich at the … Continue reading

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October 2017 Meeting

On October 3rd at the monthly meeting we will have Robert give his basic beekeeping presentation followed by the general club meeting where we will elect new leadership for the following year. Note, that if you want to join the … Continue reading

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September 2017 Meeting

On September 5th at the monthly meeting we will have Robert give his basic beekeeping presentation followed by a Q&A for the beekeeping group. Also before the regular meeting Charles will be presenting Queen marking in the apiary. Note, that … Continue reading

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