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April club meeting

Our April club meeting is devoted to new beekeepers. Got a lot of questions? Bring them all! We’ll be covering the “how to get started” topics, with experienced beekeepers providing the advice you need to start strong. All are welcome. … Continue reading

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February speaker update

The speaker for our February club meeting is Eric Olson, who is retired from Olson Honey. At one point Eric managed 18,500 hives – no backyard operation! He is one of the top supporters of WSU’s beekeeping research program. Eric … Continue reading

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Club Meeting

Title: Club MeetingLocation: Meadowbrook FarmLink out: Click hereDescription: 7:00-7:30 Basic Beekeeping by Robert Clark Since we are now into our wet weather, we will learn about how to manage our hives during this season. All are welcome to join and … Continue reading

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October 2018 Meeting

On October 2nd we’ll have the opportunity to hear from Justin Brooks about King County’s Noxious Weed Control Program. Just a reminder that there will be no Apiary presentation as that has finished for the year. 7:00-7:30 Basic Beekeeping by … 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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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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Links from August’s Meeting

Here were the links from Danny with the information presented to the club last meeting. Waggle Dance animation http://www.instruction.greenriver.edu/dnajera/Honeybee%20Waggle.shtm Mitebusters  http://mitebusters.greenrivertech.net/

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Festival Signup Sheets

We have the signup sheets for the August festivals up. Please sign up and remember if you fulfill 3 assignments your membership dues for 2018 are waived. Here is the link http://www.snoqualmievalleybeekeepers.org/resources/festival-sign-up/

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No January Meeting

Just a reminder that there will be no January meeting. Our next meeting is on February 7th, 2017. Happy New year!

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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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