Category Archives: Apiary

July 2017 Meeting

Note this will be on the 2nd Tuesday as the 1st Tuesday is the 4th of July. On July 11th at the monthly meeting we will have Robert give his basic beekeeping presentation followed by a Q&A for the beekeeping … Continue reading

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June 2017 Meeting

On June 6th 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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May 2017 Meeting

On May 2nd at the monthly meeting we will hear from Brandon Hopkins from Washington State University talk about beekeeping. Robert will also presenting his basic beekeeping course tied to this and the upcoming month. Note, that if you want … Continue reading

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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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August 2016 Meeting

On August 2nd at the monthly meeting we will be holding the annual club member garage sales. The perfect time to get rid of equipment that you are no longer using or snag a deal on some previously loved equipment. Robert will … Continue reading

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July 2016 Meeting

On July 5th at the monthly meeting we will hear from Charles about our nemesis the Varroa mite. Robert will be presenting on basic beekeeping for all the new (and those that want to be new) beekeepers! Note that will be an … Continue reading

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May 2016 Meeting

Today, May 3rd at the monthly meeting we will hear about the swarming seasons and how to trap them for free bees. Robert will be presenting on basic beekeeping for all the new (and those that want to be new) beekeepers! Also this … Continue reading

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August 2015 Meeting

As beekeepers we love our floral sources, especially those wonderful noxious weeds like blackberry and knotweed. However those are both deemed as noxious weeds and fall under the control of the Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board. Join us as … Continue reading

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July 2015 Meeting

With the blackberry flow done (or almost done) it is time to gather around and share your beekeeping stories or even sell that surplus equipment. Also have you wondered about how you can combat the dreaded Varroa mite in your … Continue reading

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May 2015 Meeting

Tired of the same old Langstroth hive design? Want to try other home types for the honey bee? Then come for the May 5th meeting where Tel Jensen will be discussing alternative hive designs and low intervention beekeeping. Also a … Continue reading

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