Category Archives: Apiary

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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April Meeting

Want to know what else honeybees do in addition to making sweet honey and pollinating the flowers? Well, come this Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm to learn from Jacqueline Freeman about Biodynamic Beekeeping. We are also starting up the before meeting … 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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September Meeting & Apiary Inspection

Tomorrow’s (9/4) meeting will begin with hive inspections at the Meadowbrook apiary. Please arrive promptly at 7 pm (it’s getting dark fast), and bring your bee gear. If you don’t have bee gear, wear light-colored clothing and covered shoes. A … Continue reading

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August Meeting – 8/7

Now that you have all that blackberry honey, what the heck do you do with it? August’s meeting will be all about honey extraction and wax processing. Weather permitting, we’ll take a trip out to the apiary. 7:00 – Apiary … Continue reading

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Apiary Field Day

Weather permitting, Bob Combs and Ken Reid will be hosting a field day at the Meadowbrook Apiary July 1st from 11:00 – 3:00. We’ll be poking around in a few hives. Bring your suit and your questions.

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