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August 2018 Meeting

On August 7th we’ll have the opportunity to hear from Liam Shaw who will teach us how to install an electric fence to protect our beehives. We also will have some more demonstrations in the apiary before the indoor meeting … Continue reading

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July 2018 Meeting – Summer Picnic

On July 10th we’ll be having our new annual family picnic for the members. Friendship, Food and Fun in the Sun! You should have received a Punchbowl electronic invitation for the details.

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National Honey Bee Health Survey

USDA is collaborating with the University of Maryland to conduct a comprehensive national honey bee pest survey over several years to get information about bee health and changes in bee health over time. They are looking for beekeepers interested in … Continue reading

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Free Seattle Pollinator Conservation Workshop

Sowing Biodiversity Restoring Land for Pollinators Seattle Central Public LibraryTuesday, June 26 • 12:30pm-1:30pm Join the Xerces Society’s Eric-Lee-Mäder for a conversation on the current state of pollinator conservation art and science Since 2008, the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation … Continue reading

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June 2018 Meeting

Looking forward to seeing you all at the Monthly Meeting, June 5th. 6:00-6:50 Apiary Meeting by Charles Schaffer Charles will be going through hive techniques in the apiary. Come see live bees and learn about what you might see or … Continue reading

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May 2018 Meeting

On May 1st at the monthly meeting we will have Bob Combs give a presentation. We also are starting the Apiary meetings before the general meeting again. So come out to the Apiary at 6pm where Charles will go through step … Continue reading

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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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