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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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April Beekeeping Class

OOPS! I misspoke at the March meeting. The class is NOT 1st weekend in April (See below). This is why I should always check calendars before announcing dates. Beekeeping 101 – w/ Treatment-Free practices. This class is a two-part class … Continue reading

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March 2016 Meeting

On March 1st at the monthly meeting we will hear from Daniel Najera about the results from the overwintered electronic hive monitoring. If you remember a few of these monitors were placed throughout Western Washington to see if we could track some … Continue reading

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February 2016 Meeting

On February 2nd at the monthly meeting we will discuss the letter from President Schaffer and what we want to do as a club heading forward. Charles then will present on 6 years of research in honeybee mating biology. So if you want … Continue reading

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Letter to the Membership

President Schaffer’s letter to the general club membership is posted here: Jan 2016 President Letter. In summary: Complete list of club officers, board members and committee chairs Thanks to the outgoing officers Reminder to bring money to renew your membership … Continue reading

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