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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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December 2015 Meeting

On December 1st at the monthly meeting we will hold our annual meeting for the club where we will elect next year’s officers and board members. This is a big deal as it will set the course of the club … Continue reading

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Sign-ups for Festivals

Because we still have slots to fill, and because some of us have leaky memories, we’re posting the sign-ups for the two festivals. The red OPEN represents time slots for which we have NO VOLUNTEER (for obvious reasons, please fill … Continue reading

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July 2015 Meeting update

A previous post forgot to mention that we’ll be having Danny Najera as our visiting speaker at 8 o’clock tomorrow at the meeting. He’ll be discussing: Navigating the Varroa mite problems. Biology, detection, treatment.

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2013 Beekeeping Classes

Three beekeeping classes are coming up to kick off the 2013 season. From WSU Extension-Snohomish Co. (Everett): Master Beekeeping Apprentice Level Course: Mondays, Jan 7-Feb 11, ($75). Click here for more information. From Snoqualmie Valley Beekeepers (Meadowbrook Farm Interpretive Center): … Continue reading

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Hive Calendar: December-January

If you left your hives in the fall with plenty of honey, they should still be doing well. However, the long, warm fall without new forage may mean depleted stores. To check a hive, gently tilt the hive off the … Continue reading

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Election results, no January meeting, upcoming news

The list of 2013 SVB officers and board members can be found under the Organization link above, or click here. Please note: no general meeting in January. However, the SVB board will meet at Meadowbrook on January 8, 2013, at … Continue reading

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